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Frequently Asked Questions About Porous Asphalt Pavement

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If you are installing a new walkway, driveway or other surface, you may be debating between concrete or asphalt. However, a relatively new type of asphalt pavement called porous asphalt is causing a stir. If you have heard about this type of pavement, you may be wondering if it is for you. Here are a few frequently asked questions about this topic and the answers. What is Porous Asphalt Pavement?…

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Maintaining Your Business Parking Lot

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If you own a small business and have a parking lot adorning your property, you will need to do necessary routine maintenance to keep your patrons and their vehicles safe while driving through the area. Maintaining a parking lot is not that difficult and can be done on your own between paving sessions. Here are some steps you can follow to keep your parking area smooth so customers can continue to use it without incident.…

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Don't Worry About Rain After Hydroseeding

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El Niño is coming back, and there’s a good chance that drought-stricken areas will see some rainy relief. But if you’re a homeowner who’s planting a garden and lawn, don’t let the promise of rain make you complacent about your garden’s future needs. Drought can re-occur, so it’s best to install drought-resistant plants. Hydroseeding is an excellent way to quickly lay down drought-resistant seeds, even if there’s a threat of heavy rain.…

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Asphalt Seal Coat: What It Does And Doesn't Do

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One person will tell you it’s crucial to prevent complete disaster. Another will claim it’s pointless and you shouldn’t waste your time. The subject? Seal coating your driveway. But why is there such disagreement over how useful seal coating is? Much of it stems from the fact that not everyone understands just what seal coating does and doesn’t do. Once you know what to expect from asphalt sealant, you won’t be expecting a magic elixir – and you’ll know why it’s still important for the health of asphalt pavement.…

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Is An Asphalt Or Concrete Driveway Best For Your Family's New Property?

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If you are trying to decide if you should have an asphalt or concrete driveway installed on your family’s new property, then you’ve come to the right place! Your new home’s driveway surface is a big investment, and you need to ensure that you make the right decision the first time. Here is some information on both options to help you choose the driveway surface that will best meet the needs of your entire family:…

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4 Ways To Use Pavers In Your Backyard

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When it comes to a durable and affordable building material that comes in a variety of finishes, not many things can compete with pavers. These versatile blocks are typically made of concrete, but advances in technology have resulted in pavers that have the appearance of bricks, stone, or even tile, for a fraction of the price. When it comes to landscaping a yard, there are so many options for using pavers.…

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Advantages Of Permeable Paving

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Permeable paving is when a surface is paved using a material that is able to allow water to drain through it. This is important because it will ensure that large puddles of water do not form and damage your paved surface or cause people to slip and fall. There are three main advantages of using permeable paving. 1. Provides Natural Irrigation One of the primary benefits of permeable paving is that it allows water to pass through its surface.…

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The Range Of Asphalt Types On Offer

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Are you interested in hiring paving services to lay asphalt, but are not sure what type of asphalt is worth choosing? Then make time to learn more about the range of asphalt types that are available. By doing so, you can end up with a type of asphalt that will match your exact requirements. With that thought in mind, here are the top types of asphalt types that you can choose for your road:…

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Tips For Laying Down Your First Asphalt Driveway

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If your old driveway is in a state of disrepair and it’s time to blow it up and start over, one material you may want to look at is asphalt. An asphalt driveway is less expensive than other common driveway materials, and can hold up well in the hot summer sun or during a winter freeze. If you’ve never laid down an asphalt driveway before, it might be best to hire a paving contractor to do the project for you.…

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Putting In A New Parking Lot? Three Reasons To Consider Concrete

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When you drive around your area and look at the parking lots, you will likely see that many are made from asphalt. Some businesses, however, are choosing concrete. If you are putting in a new parking lot for your business, below are some reasons why concrete may be the better choice for you. Offer Options You do not have to put down a slab of concrete and paint some lines on it for your parking lot.…

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