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Some Key Asphalt Maintenance Tips for Your Parking Lot

March 21, 2019 3:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

When you own or manage a commercial property, there are a lot of maintenance factors that you have to take into account. One of the most functionally and aesthetically important features of your property is your parking lot. For many of your customers and other visitors to your property, the parking lot is the first part of your property that they will encounter. With that in mind, it’s important to invest time and energy into maintaining your asphalt parking lot. Read on for some key maintenance tips from experienced paving contractors in Phoenix, AZ: Inspect your parking lot regularly: You... View Article


Why Is My Asphalt Cracking?

March 7, 2019 3:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Asphalt pavement is designed to be durable and long-lasting. Unfortunately, asphalt pavement does have a tendency to crack and deteriorate over time, and that can create unsafe conditions for drivers and pedestrians on your commercial or residential property. If you’re experiencing issues with your pavement, it’s important to understand some of the root causes of the issue and what you can do to prevent pavement cracking from happening in the future. Causes of asphalt cracking Asphalt cracking can be caused by a number of factors. When asphalt paving in Phoenix, AZ starts to crack, its surface becomes weaker, and that... View Article


What’s the Best Time of Day to Start a Sealcoating Project

February 15, 2019 8:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Sealcoating a driveway is essential in ensuring that it’s protected from the elements, retains its dark black appearance and resists stains from oil and other vehicle fluids. One question we often get from homeowners who are trying to sealcoat their driveway by themselves is what time to get out there and start the project. If you’re thinking about sealcoating your driveway any time soon, keep reading—this post will teach you everything you need to know about getting started on this big project. As long as the ground temperature is above 50 degrees, there’s no wrong time of day to begin... View Article


Sealcoating and Weather: What You Need to Know

February 1, 2019 8:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’d be nice if we could just show up at a job site and start sealcoating a parking lot or driveway regardless of the weather. As sealcoating contractors, being able to work wherever and whenever would make our lives a whole lot easier. Unfortunately, that’s not how it is. The weather doesn’t have to be perfect before starting sealcoating in Phoenix, AZ, but it does have to be within a certain temperature and humidity range for the product to take full effect. Continue reading to learn all there is to know about the weather during a sealcoating project: Temperature: For... View Article


How Pavement Reacts to Changes in Temperature

January 17, 2019 4:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Asphalt and concrete pavement are incredibly durable materials that are capable of withstanding thousands of pounds of weight at any given time. When maintained properly, the pavement can last for decades. However, major temperature swings can do a number on the condition of the pavement. While this isn’t as big of a problem here in the valley, there are many areas of the country that experience some very extreme temperature shifts throughout the course of the year, going from below zero in the winter to over 100 in the summer. These huge swings in temperature can result in damage to... View Article