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An Attractive Driveway

Once my spouse and I found our dream home, we needed to sell the older fixer-upper we currently lived in. To successfully sell our house quickly, we needed to complete a few remodeling projects. We wanted to attract the largest number of potential buyers as possible to our home. One great project to complete before putting your home on the market is paving your driveway. This project will immediately enhance your property’s curb appeal. For families with multiple drivers at home, installing a circle driveway is also a smart idea. On this blog, I hope you will discover the steps a paving contractor takes to give homeowners beautiful new driveways.

How To Repair Cracks And Seal Your Driveway

If you're a homeowner, you may notice that over time your driveway can develop cracks in the asphalt. A great way to mend those cracks is to use asphalt crack filler and sealer, which will make your driveway look new again. This is a job that you can easily do yourself with the proper tools and it will save you some money in the process. To begin you'll need some basic tools and materials, which can be bought at your local hardware store. Read More 

Before You Seal Coat Your Driveway, You Need To Do This

Seal coating increases your asphalt driveway's longevity, keeping it in good condition and preventing damage from sun, rain, and snowmelt. But before you have your asphalt driveway sealed – or re-sealed – there are some things you  need to do to prepare it. And this preparation can be weather-dependent, so don't put it off if you don't have to. Repair Major Damage Asphalt can't be sealed until the surface has been fixed, so the first thing you need to do is look for major damage like potholes or areas where chunks of asphalt have gone missing. Read More 

4 Tips To Prevent Slips And Falls In Your Parking Lot This Winter

You never want to hear about one of your customers getting hurt on your property, and you probably know that there is a greater chance of this happening during the winter. Although there is no fool-proof way to prevent people from slipping and falling when it is icy and snowy outside, there are ways that you can help keep everyone safe.  1. Repair Your Parking Lot First of all, you should take an honest look at your parking lot to see if there are any cracks, potholes or other imperfections that could make the parking lot unstable. Read More 

Is Your Asphalt Parking Lot Cracking? Learn About 3 Different Ways To Repair It

Even though one of the benefits of using asphalt for your parking lot is that it will withstand different weather conditions, the materials will not last forever. Cracks will eventually show up in the pavement, which will cause the surface to continue eroding and eventually require replacement. Thankfully, repairing cracks immediately after you notice them will slow down this process and help your asphalt last a long time. There is not a single solution to repairing asphalt cracks, since different materials can provide different performance to the asphalt. Read More 

Moss Growth On Asphalt Driveways – Cleaning And Preventing Re-Growth

Does your asphalt driveway have moss growing on it? Do you know how to remove that moss and make it more difficult for it to regrow in the same area? Here, you will learn how to do both. Removing the Moss Use a flat-blade spade to scrape the moss from the asphalt as best you can. Use enough pressure to remove the moss as close to the surface as possible. Use the spade to continue scraping the area until the area is clean. Read More