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

February 15, 2019 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 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 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 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 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