If you're thinking about putting in a driveway, then you might be trying to decide if you should choose asphalt or concrete. If you look around at other people's homes, you will probably see that both options are very popular. These are a few signs that asphalt might be the better choice for your project: 1. You Want to Be Able to Use it Immediately If you're hoping that you will be able to use your driveway immediately, you might find that asphalt is a better choice.
26 October 2017
Your driveway will eventually look like it's in disrepair with fading and cracks that have formed over the years. While you can patch problems as they come up, they will only be quick fixes instead of long-term solutions. If the time has come to repave your driveway, you may be looking into more environmentally friendly options for completing this home improvement job. There are two methods you can use that will be more green.
19 July 2017
If you're tired of a dirt or gravel driveway and want to put in something more permanent, asphalt is a good choice. Asphalt can be placed on long driveways with a paving machine, and it can also be put in tight places manually. Paving goes fast and you can usually drive on the asphalt in a couple of days. Most of the hard work required is in building the base. Here is a quick overview of what you can expect if you choose to have a new asphalt driveway installed.
9 June 2017
If you have children who love to play basketball, but do not have a basketball court nearby, you may want to consider having one created for them. Paving contractors can come and lay pavement just about anywhere that you want them to. The guide below walks you through the steps to take to create a one-of-a-kind basketball court for your kids right in your own backyard. Consider the Placement of the Court
30 December 2016
Concrete is a very durable material that is used for a number of different things around your home including your home's foundation, garage floor, and maybe even your porch, patio or driveway/walkway. Just because it's a durable material doesn't mean it won't crack or chip at some point over time. The good news is that it can be repaired, just don't let the cracks and chips to get too out of hand, then you may need to call in a professional.
14 November 2016
With winter coming, you need to make sure that your parking lot is ready for winter. Not only will it save you money to do that, but it also keeps you and your customers safer. There are several things that you should do before the snow flies. Clean Your Parking Lot You want to make sure that all the debris like gravel, trash, pieces of parking lot, and so on cleaned off your parking lot.
1 November 2016
Asphalt is very tough, but for a while after it's installed it needs special care in order to look and function its best. This FAQ will address a problem that some people experience as a result of improper asphalt care. What causes car tires to make dents in a new asphalt driveway? When asphalt is first installed, it is relatively soft. During that time, asphalt is easily dented or warped by heavy or pointed objects.
28 July 2016
If you are in the process of having a new home built, there will eventually come a time when you will have to start thinking about the access path to get to your house. While many people simply stick with gravel, paving the drive of a residential property is always the more feasible option because this offers longevity and a more permanent solution to your access needs. If you have little experience with driveway paving and the installation of a newly paved driveway, you are bound to have some questions where cost is concerned.
28 July 2016
If you have an asphalt driveway or private road on your property, you know that this is one of the easier materials to deal with because you can easily patch cracks and replace sections, rather than having to repave the entire driveway to fix a broken section. However, there comes a point when you just can't patch anymore because you've already patched so much of the driveway. Should you reach this point and decide to repave the whole thing, you may want to use recycled asphalt product, or RAP.
13 June 2016
If you are in the middle of a remodeling or renovation project, you are probably well aware of all the different machinery you are going to need to make it happen. While you expect your machinery to work like it should, you have to do your part to make sure your machines are in top operating condition at all times. One of the main pieces of machinery you will often need when doing an add-on project is that of a cement mixer.
16 February 2016