Best Reasons to Avoid Making Concrete a DIY Project

February 13, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

We all love our home improvement projects, but pouring concrete should never be on that list! In our experience of fixing concrete DIY jobs gone wrong in Phoenix, AZ, there are too many ways this process goes off the rails in inexperienced hands. Call us instead and know it is done correctly! Here are five reasons to avoid DIY and concrete mishaps: Complex mixing ratios: Concrete is fussy. You must mix it with the right ratio of material and water, or you will have serious problems. Past customers tried to use concrete that was runny or chunky because they decided... View Article

Five Technological Advances in Asphalt Sealcoating

January 30, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Sealcoating involves applying a liquid sealant to asphalt surfaces to protect them from UV rays, harsh weather conditions and relentless road traffic. Parking lots, roads and driveways with a sealcoat last longer and look better than surfaces without it. Advances in asphalt sealcoating make it quicker to apply and cost less than you would expect for the long-term benefits. Here are five technological advances in the development of asphalt sealcoating in Phoenix, AZ: Fix smaller cracks: If you catch asphalt cracks early, you will not have to put repair costs on top of sealcoating. Today’s sealcoating products can fill cracks... View Article

Can Parking Lots Be Painted in Cold Weather?

January 20, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

As we’ve covered before, the weather plays a significant factor in completing asphalt paving jobs. What you might not know is that the weather also affects parking lot painting. Professionals can paint parking lots in cold weather in Phoenix, AZ, but we have to be careful about it. Continue reading to learn more about cold-weather line painting. Disadvantages of painting in cold weather While line painting can be accomplished as long as the temperature is above freezing, experts don’t recommend doing it unless it’s at least 45 degrees outside. If it’s too cold out, the paint might not adhere to... View Article

How Does Weather Impact Asphalt?

January 6, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Few industries are as dependent on the weather as asphalt paving. If the weather’s too hot or cold or too wet, we can’t get our jobs done! The effects of weather on asphalt in Phoenix, AZ continue throughout the pavement’s lifespan, changing its appearance and potentially causing significant damage. Continue reading to learn everything there is to know about the weather’s impact on your driveway or parking lot: Moisture: Rainfall is the number one enemy for an asphalt driveway or parking lot. Water can seep into the surface and erode the sublayer, eventually causing nasty potholes. Asphalt contractors account for... View Article

How Often Should You Restripe Your Parking Lot?

December 15, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

As a savvy business owner, you understand how vital your parking lot is. You make sure it’s resurfaced on time, you keep it free of puddles and potholes and you ensure it’s restriped when necessary. However, when it comes to knowing how often to restripe parking lots in Phoenix, AZ, it can be tough to gauge how best to proceed. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered. Why should I restripe my lot? It doesn’t matter what kind of business you own—you’re undoubtedly looking for ways to cut costs. But don’t skimp out on your parking lot stripes as a way to... View Article