Few building materials are as well suited for driveways as asphalt. Not only is asphalt aesthetically attractive but, when installed correctly, it will last for years to come. If you would like to learn more about best practices for asphalt installation, read on. This article will introduce three valuable tips for getting the most from your new driveway. 1. Begin with a gravel base. In the end, your asphalt driveway is only going to be as strong as what you put beneath it.
5 March 2015
When cracks appear in any hard structure such as a road, it's often energy-intensive to fill them up again. In fact, sometimes these materials are so badly cracked that they need to be completely torn up and repaved, which is both expensive to do, and bad for the environment. However, there are technologies out there that allow you to fill cracks in an eco-friendly and cost-effective way. Sunlight System One new approach researchers are working on is a self-healing system for hard surfaces.
26 February 2015
Do you have an asphalt driveway that seems to constantly have moss growing on it? If so, there are steps to take to remove the moss and prevent it from growing again. How to Remove the Moss Use a spade with a flat blade to scrape the moss off of the driveway. Use enough pressure to scrape away as much of the moss as possible. Continue scraping the area to remove any dirt and debris that could cause the moss to regrow quickly.
19 February 2015