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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


How to Choose Between Asphalt and Concrete in Phoenix, AZ for Your Driveway

January 3, 2019 4:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Are you in the market for a brand-new driveway? You’re probably trying to decide whether you’ll go with asphalt or concrete in Phoenix, AZ as your material of choice. There are some similarities between the two, but also some key differences to consider. Here are some of the factors you should evaluate in making that decision. Cost While cost shouldn’t be the sole determining factor you use to make your decision, it’s certainly something you’re going to want to consider. If we’re just looking at installation costs, asphalt is going to be much cheaper to install. Generally, the cost per... View Article


How Long Until a Newly Paved Parking Lot Is Accessible?

December 18, 2018 1:26 am Published by Leave your thoughts

From improving the appearance of your business to creating a safe and sturdy parking surface, the benefits of repaving your parking lot are almost too numerous to mention. The only downside of repaving, though, is the fact that your parking lot won’t be immediately accessible. Once we’ve finished asphalt paving in Phoenix, AZ, our customers have to wait a little while to drive or even walk on the new pavement. Your pavement is curing, or setting, during this timeframe, and it’s vital to your pavement’s long-term health that you give it enough time to set before using it. Your new... View Article


Should You Repair Those Cracks or Repave Your Parking Lot?

December 4, 2018 1:26 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Your asphalt parking lot can handle a lot of stress. Over time, however, your pavement is bound to start to crack and fall apart. You have two options when this happens: you can call the pros for asphalt repair in Phoenix, AZ, or you can have your parking lot repaved. Since it’s a tough choice, we’ve put together this post to help you decide which option may be best for you and your asphalt. Benefits of repair As mentioned above, your first option when your asphalt starts to crack is to make minor repairs. Here are some of the reasons... View Article


Do Tire Marks and Scuffs Affect My Parking Lot?

November 14, 2018 9:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

New asphalt parking lots can be more susceptible to tire marks and indentations, especially during particularly hot weather. This is especially problematic here in Phoenix, where hot weather is a staple for most of the year. Owners of parking lots often believe the appearance of scuffs and tire marks is a sign that their asphalt paving in Phoenix, AZ was done poorly and that it will not last for long, but this is not true—in fact, the tire marks and scuffing are usually merely an aesthetic problem. While it might not look great, there is no reason to be concerned... View Article