3 Reasons To Pave Your Parking Lot With Asphalt


Asphalt is an outstanding material to use for both parking lots and residential driveways, mostly because of the many benefits that this material can provide. Asphalt is durable, flexible, and ideal for cold weather conditions. Durable One of the biggest benefits to asphalt is that it can take quite a lot of punishment. With an asphalt parking lot, you will not have to worry about a customer dropping a heavy purchase or large item on the ground and cracking your paving.

22 May 2015

How To Get Your Yard Back In Shape After A Tornado


Climate extreme seems to be more than a buzzword lately, and one of the most serious effects of climate change is the increase of tornadoes touching down all over the country. Not just for Kansas anymore, twisters are tearing up lawns and flipping over sheds throughout the nation. Thankfully, not all tornadoes are killers but they do mess with a homeowner's lawn and garden. Here are a few tips for getting your yard back in shape after Mother Nature has reeked her havoc.

20 March 2015

Creating A Safe And Attractive Space For Vehicles - Maintaining Your Asphalt Parking Lot


While it is an extremely strong and stable material when used in parking lot construction, the component parts of asphalt provide a clue as to its need for maintenance. Because asphalt is primarily comprised of sand, gravel, and tar, it shouldn't be a surprise that exposure to the elements can risk damage to your surface and require you to be proactive with maintenance. Below, you'll find a guide to some steps you should take to maintain your asphalt parking lot.

12 March 2015

3 Tips For A Long Lasting Asphalt Driveway


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

Eco-Friendly Ways To Fill Cracks In Roads


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

How To Remove And Prevent Moss Growth On Asphalt Driveways


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