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9 Questions Property Managers Should Ask Before Hiring a Pavement Company

Before hiring a pavement company, there are several questions property managers should ask to ensure they know what kind of service they’re buying. Whether or not a company can finish the commercial paving project on time and on budget is essential in making a hiring choice. Other factors, such as different pavement options and quality, weigh just as heavy when making a decision. Property managers should make sure they ask all of the right questions to have the best results with the pavement company they choose. Here’s an overview of the questions, which we will dive into in detail below. [Read more…]

6 Benefits of a Concrete Driveway

Does your driveway need to be replaced? Are you building a new home? Regardless of the reason, if you’re shopping for a new driveway, it’s important to get to know all of your options and understand what makes some better than others. If you want a driveway that requires minimal maintenance, looks great, and will last for decades, you’ve come to the right place. Concrete offers all of these perks and more.  Read on to learn what concrete is and all the ways you can benefit from a concrete driveway.  Concrete: An Overview Concrete has been a common building material[Read more…]

Asphalt Paving Budget Tips for Property Managers

Managing a property isn’t easy. Lessees can be difficult, and the external and internal maintenance you have to keep up with seems never-ending. Whether the property you manage is large or small, several large repair projects likely pop up each year. It would be great if budgets were endless, money didn’t matter, and you could fix everything right away. Unfortunately, money is finite, budgeting does matter, and you have to prioritize projects.  Use this guide to help you plan your next big asphalt paving project and stretch your budget as far as possible.  The Benefits of Maintaining Your Asphalt Surface[Read more…]

Key Benefits of Asphalt

Roads, driveways, and parking lots are an essential part of modern life in the United States and life worldwide. You can easily feel the difference between a quality, well-maintained road, and one that is poorly maintained simply based on the way it feels. Asphalt pavement is known for its durability and flexibility. Although these attributes are usually why asphalt is considered the best option for most paved surfaces, there are many other benefits of choosing asphalt.  What is Asphalt? Asphalt is used to construct and maintain roads, parking lots, train tracks, seaports, airport runways, bike lanes, sidewalks, playgrounds, and sports[Read more…]

Why Infrared Asphalt Repair is a Sustainable Option for Pavement

When you think about sustainability, the first thing that comes to mind is probably planting trees or recycling, not asphalt, and especially not infrared asphalt repair. That’s okay. You’re not alone in this train of thought. Nonetheless, asphalt is known as ‘the eco-friendly pavement. It’s actually the most recycled material in North America. With this in mind, it makes sense that asphalt is used in a green process to repair pavement that saves time and money called infrared asphalt repair. What is it about this asphalt restoration process that makes it a sustainable option for commercial and residential pavement repairs?[Read more…]

10 Things You Should Know About Infrared Asphalt Repair

Asphalt offers numerous benefits in various applications, from driveways and sidewalks to heavily traveled roads and parking lots. Although asphalt is an intensely strong material, it does become damaged over time. Infrared asphalt repair is an effective method of fixing various asphalt defects. The minor mends provided by this process are durable and last an impressively long time before requiring repair again. Infrared asphalt repair provides seamless solutions, blending existing asphalt with a new mixture, resulting in a joint-free asphalt patch. Infrared asphalt repair is an excellent solution for residential, commercial, and municipal asphalt issues.  Infrared Asphalt Repair Explained Infrared[Read more…]

Puddles in Your Parking Lot? Here’s What They’re Telling You

Puddles and pooling water on a commercial parking lot’s pavement can indicate several issues that often turn into more severe problems. If you notice puddles forming on your parking lot, it might be telling of issues with the structural integrity of the parking lot’s surface. Whether your parking lot was poorly constructed from the start or has simply become compromised over time, pooling water can be a big problem. It’s crucial to call your preferred commercial pavement partner to take care of puddles, poor drainage, and other parking lot problems as soon as they arise. What Causes Puddles Formation in[Read more…]

The Ultimate Guide To Commercial Pavement

Next time you’re walking down the main street in your town, take a look at some of the commercial buildings. You’ll likely notice that each one has some sort of paved structure; a shop’s parking lot, a shaded restaurant patio, fast-food drive-thrus, or a loading dock at a warehouse can all constitute commercial pavement. Asphalt and concrete are durable materials most often used by commercial paving companies. We’ve created a comprehensive guide to help commercial business owners understand and maintain their commercial asphalt or concrete pavement. Whether you’re wondering what material to choose or how to care for existing pavement,[Read more…]

How To Manage Potholes and Damage To Commercial Property Pavement

Cars, trucks, trailers, other large vehicles, and even pedestrians can cause some severe damage to a commercial property’s pavement. Over time, weathering and constant traffic can cause commercial paving like parking lots to breakdown. Commercial property managers must act quickly to resolve potholes or any other pavement problems to avoid liability for any accidents that may occur. Pavement damage can impact a variety of property types, including: Schools Shopping centers Office parks or buildings Churches Shipping terminals Apartment complexes Warehouses and manufacturing facilities The Dangers of Damaged Commercial Pavement Commercial property managers are responsible for minimizing damage to the pavement[Read more…]

The Pros and Cons of Infrared Asphalt Repair

There are multitudes of reasons why asphalt has remained a popular paving solution for decades: it’s easy to apply, durable, and extremely cost-effective. However, there comes a time in any residential or commercial property owner’s life when asphalt issues arise. Whether it is cracking, potholes, or an exposed utility hole cover, you might need infrared asphalt repair to fix your problem. What Is Infrared Asphalt Repair? Even if you’re unfamiliar with the infrared repair process, you’ve probably seen it in action. The popular temporary paving solution is often used in both commercial and residential applications. Infrared asphalt repair involves heating[Read more…]