Pave the Way: A Website About Pavement

2021

5 Asphalt Care Tips For The First Six Months

A new asphalt driveway is an investment, and as such you want to make sure it lasts. The first six months are the most crucial, as this is about how long it takes asphalt to fully set up and cure. 1. Wait for Initial Cure It takes about three days for new asphalt to complete the initial cure, but this timeline can vary depending on the weather and the specific asphalt

Causes of Common Asphalt Driveway Problems

If you want your asphalt driveway to have a long and productive life, it's important to know both the causes and solutions to common problems. Divots and Ruts Asphalt is a somewhat flexible material, which means if weight sits on one spot long enough, damage may occur. Heat can increase the softness and flexibility of the surface, so outside damage is even more likely

3 Important Questions You Must Ask Residential Paving Contractors Before Hiring

A good finish on your residential building and pavements makes a lot of difference, whether it is a family home or rental apartments.  It is even more important when you are doing it for commercial purposes. That is because people are always attracted to perfectly finished houses, driveways, and parking lots. All this is determined by the residential paving contr

How Paving Contractors Manage Water Drainage On Asphalt Parking Lots

Parking lots sometimes develop problems with water drainage. Puddles in parking lots are annoying for pedestrians, and standing water also is hard on the asphalt. Puddles can take a long time to evaporate, while gradually causing pavement deterioration in the form of cracks and holes. An asphalt paving contractor can make the necessary repairs and install a catch basi