Posts Tagged ‘asphalt’

Why Is Drainage So Important For Asphalt Pavements?

Friday, March 1st, 2019
Learn why drainage is so important for asphalt pavements.

Learn why drainage is so important for asphalt pavements.

Flooding in parking lots and on other asphalt surfaces can be a huge safety concern since it can cause dangerous conditions for both drivers and pedestrians. Water is also a big problem for the asphalt itself. Water can cause serious damage to the pavement from all sides. Continue reading to learn more about why proper drainage is vitally important for your asphalt pavement. (more…)

Prepare for Spring with 5 Post-Winter Pavement Repairs

Monday, February 18th, 2019
Asphalt Installation

Learn how to prepare for spring with five post-winter pavement repairs.

Winter weather can wreak havoc on many parts of your property. The pipes, pavement, and other aspects can break down under the pressure, weight, and constant freezing and refreezing. Without the proper preventative measures and maintenance throughout the season, you could find a great deal of expensive damage that you’ll have to repair. Check out how you can prepare for spring with these five post-winter pavement repairs. (more…)

What Is Frost Heave Damage?

Monday, February 11th, 2019
Learn about frost heave damage.

Learn about frost heave damage.

The winter is not over yet, but after months of freezing temperatures, property managers may see frost heave and cold weather damages in their parking lot and sidewalks. Continue reading to learn more about frost heave damage and how to repair it. (more…)

It’s Not Too Late For Asphalt Patching

Friday, November 16th, 2018
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Learn why it’s not too late for asphalt patching.

As we reach the end of November, you may be afraid that it’s too late to have schedule asphalt patching to protect your pavement. While asphalt paving can’t be completed in the winter, many plants are still open until December! Learn more about asphalt patching and why it’s important to repair your pavement before winter. (more…)

Why It’s Important To Repair Pavement Damage Before Winter

Friday, October 5th, 2018
Learn why it’s important to repair pavement damage before winter.

Learn why it’s important to repair pavement damage before winter.

Although fall just arrived, winter will be here before we know it. Before the freezing temperatures, snow, and ice hit Maryland, property managers must first repair their pavement. It’s crucial to fill cracks and potholes in the fall, or your pavement will need expensive repairs in the spring. (more…)

Last Call For Sealcoating Parking Lots Before Extreme Temperatures

Friday, September 14th, 2018
Sealcoating Baltimore

It’s the last call to seatcoat parking lots before the extreme temperatures hit Maryland!

Sealcoating your parking lot is the most effective method for preserving the structural integrity and visual appeal of the pavement. Pavement maintenance is crucial for commercial properties to ensure that the parking lot is safe and free of cracks or potholes. The process can’t take place during the cold winter weather and harsh elements, so the fall season is the last call to sealcoat your pavement. (more…)

What Causes Asphalt To Deteriorate?

Friday, August 31st, 2018
Learn what causes asphalt to deteriorate.

Learn what causes asphalt to deteriorate.

While asphalt is known for its durability and strength, it still needs proper maintenance and can deteriorate over time. Properly laid asphalt can last a long time in your parking lot, but long-term exposure to the elements can cause damage faster than you may think. Continue reading to learn more about asphalt deterioration. (more…)

Asphalt Index 101: What It Is And How It Affects You

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Learn more about the asphalt index and how it affects you.

Have you noticed that the price of asphalt changes frequently? This is because the cost of asphalt is dictated by the Asphalt Index, which changes every month. Maryland’s asphalt index is determined by The Maryland Asphalt Association, which updates its website every month with the new price. As of June 1, 2018, the Maryland asphalt index is $516.67. Continue reading to learn more about the asphalt index and how it affects you.   (more…)

Differences Between Concrete And Asphalt

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Learn the differences between concrete and asphalt.

Concrete and asphalt are both great for parking lots, sidewalks, driveways, and more, but the materials have many differences. Continue reading to learn what separates concrete and asphalt, and if one material makes a better pavement than the other. (more…)

Why Asphalt Sealcoating Works

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
Sealcoating vs. Unsealed Parking Lot

Sealcoating protects asphalt and makes it look fresh, new, and clean.

Asphalt sealing, often referred to as sealcoating, is important for protecting asphalt from destructive elements. While sealed asphalt may be seen as more expensive, unsealed asphalt actually costs property managers more money in the long run as it deteriorates much quicker. (more…)