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September 25, 2023
The History of Asphalt Paving in the US

Asphalt, a refined residue from petroleum distillation, has been used as a paving material for thousands of years. However, the rise of modern asphalt paving as we know it today did not take off until the late 19th century. With the discovery and mass production of asphalt, advancements in paving technology, and the rise of […]

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August 29, 2023
Asphalt Driveway Paving Process Explained: 8-Step Process

Installing a new asphalt driveway is a significant home improvement project that requires careful planning and execution. What does the driveway paving process look like? In brief, the driveway paving process involves excavating and preparing a stable base, installing edges, spreading and compacting hot asphalt in layers, allowing proper curing time, and cleaning up the […]

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August 14, 2023
How Does Asphalt Recycling Work?

Asphalt is one of the most widely used construction materials in the world. The black, sticky substance we know as asphalt is used to pave roads, driveways, parking lots, airports, and more. Given how ubiquitous asphalt is in our infrastructure, you’d think it has an unlimited lifespan. But while asphalt is sturdy stuff, it doesn’t […]

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August 1, 2023
How Hot is Asphalt When Paving? (Your Guide)

How hot is asphalt when paving? If you have a paving installation or repair job coming up, you might wonder about those temperatures! It’s especially vital to find out if you’re in an area prone to high heat or intense sun exposure. Do these affect paving material temperatures and is it safe to pave during […]

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July 11, 2023
How Long After Paving Should I Stay Off My Driveway?

We all love a smooth, well-maintained driveway. It adds appeal to our homes and makes our cars happy. Paving a driveway can take some time and money, but it’s worth it in the end. However, a common question after having a driveway paved is, “How long to stay off the driveway after paving?” It all […]

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March 30, 2023
The Importance of Parking Lot Striping (Expert Guide)

Parking lot striping is a vital part of commercial property maintenance. In many cases, building and zoning codes set requirements for striping and other markings. In turn, every commercial property owner should understand the importance of striping and markings on their lot. With this in mind, check out some details about parking lot striping, signage, […]

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March 16, 2023
6 Signs You Require Crack Repair for Your Driveway in Texas

Not all signs that you need crack repair in Texas are as obvious as you might assume. Also, some pavement cracks might not need professional patching. However, this doesn’t mean a homeowner should ignore cracks, chips, spalling, and other issues along the driveway’s surface. Additionally, knowing hidden signs of damage allows you to schedule prompt […]

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December 1, 2021
Finding an Asphalt Paving Company in Arlington: What to Look For in a Contractor

Finding an asphalt paving company in Arlington shouldn’t be an overwhelming process! However, since there are so many paving companies from which to choose, finding the right contractor for paving repair and installation can be challenging. If you’re in the market for new asphalt installation, or if existing asphalt on your property needs repairs, check […]

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November 27, 2018
What Is Sealcoating, and Does Your Driveway Need It?

Asphalt driveways typically need sealcoating on a regular basis, to protect the material from fading and cracking. If you’ve invested in a new residential driveway, you want to ensure you do everything possible to keep it in good repair, as even a short drive poured with an affordable asphalt can cost several hundred if not even a […]

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October 26, 2018
How Much Does Driveway Asphalt Paving Cost?

Many homeowners today are selecting asphalt paving for their home’s driveway and even exterior walkways and patios, versus standard concrete. Asphalt has many advantages over other driveway paving materials and is often one of the most affordable options available for homeowners today. The cost of an asphalt driveway typically averages between $2 and $7 per square foot and […]

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