Beautifying My Driveway

Care For An Asphalt Driveway

Posted by on Jul 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Care For An Asphalt Driveway

If you want to save money on the initial cost of your driveway, then you should choose an asphalt driveway instead of one made from concrete. You just need to make sure that you are ready to saddle the maintenance tasks required to keep your driveway in good shape for years to come. For the most durable driveway, you should take immediate steps to both prevent damage and deal with damage when it does occur.  Apply a Sealcoat An asphalt driveway is subject to all kinds of hazards that can compromise the integrity of your driveway. For...

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Preparing Your Asphalt Driveway For Winter Temperatures

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Preparing Your Asphalt Driveway For Winter Temperatures

If you have an asphalt paved driveway, chances are you want to keep it in the best of shape to help minimize the need for repair or repaving at frequent intervals. Winter weather often causes damage to asphalt if steps are not taken in advance to prepare the surface for cool temperatures and precipitation. Here are a few steps you can take before winter weather hits, helping to protect your driveway from unnecessary damage. Add A Layer Of Sealant To Protect It is important to seal your driveway every few years. This adds a...

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The 3 Primary Types Of Asphalt Cracks & Their Causes

Posted by on Feb 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The 3 Primary Types Of Asphalt Cracks & Their Causes

If your parking lot is paved with asphalt, and has some cracks in it, you need to understand what is causing the cracks so that you can take the proper treatment steps. Here are the three primary types of cracks that may develop in your parking lot.  #1 Edge Cracks Like the name implies, edge cracks develop around the edges of your parking lot. They generally start as very thin hairline cracks and then become wider as they age. They can spread inward from the edges of your parking lot.  Edge cracks generally develop for one of three...

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Top Three Reasons You Need To Sealcoat Your Business Parking Lot

Posted by on Jan 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Top Three Reasons You Need To Sealcoat Your Business Parking Lot

If your business parking lot is paved with asphalt, you need to sealcoat your parking lot on an annual basis if you want to keep your parking lot in good shape. Here are the top three reasons why investing in sealcoat is a smart move for your business and for your parking lot.  #1 Sealcoating Protects Your Parking Lot Against Spills Your parking lot is going to get things spilled on it. It is just the nature of parking lots. The vehicles that park in your lot are going to drip oil, gasoline, and may even transmission fluid and coolant...

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When To Call In Professional Crack Filling Contractors

Posted by on Oct 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on When To Call In Professional Crack Filling Contractors

In order to lengthen the life of your asphalt, you need to properly fill the cracks when they appear. This is because the moisture can penetrate deep beneath the surface of the asphalt, causing your driveway or parking lot damage. In addition, vegetation such as weeds and roots can grow between your asphalt pieces in the cracks. Of course, as these vegetation growths get larger, the pavement can be pushed up and away from its original location. This is a major issue as it doesn’t just cause problems with the immediate area but also...

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Asphalt Or Concrete: Choose The Right Material For Your Business’ Parking Lot

Posted by on Oct 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Asphalt Or Concrete: Choose The Right Material For Your Business’ Parking Lot

As a business owner, you have many things to worry about and the appearance of your establishment  is one of them; this is one of the reasons you should make sure your parking lot looks appealing. But there are other things to consider as you choose the suitable material for your parking lot. The following are 3 things to consider in regards to the most common pavement materials, which are concrete and asphalt.   Climate The first thing you should know is just how well concrete and asphalt perform in extreme temperatures, as...

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Additional Services You Should Use When Repairing Your Store’s Asphalt Parking Lot

Posted by on Oct 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Additional Services You Should Use When Repairing Your Store’s Asphalt Parking Lot

Your parking lot is one of the first spots your customers see and you want this area to look nice. To keep the area looking good, you need to know what type of services you will need besides having a new layer of asphalt. In many ways, these additional services can help you reduce further damage to the parking lot in front of your store. Cleanup Options Before any asphalt can go down, you need to know what type of cleanup services will help the asphalt look better after it goes into place. For example, if the area only has minor damage such...

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5 Ways To Care For Your Asphalt Driveway

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Ways To Care For Your Asphalt Driveway

An asphalt driveway is made to last a long time and is inexpensive to install. It is also pretty easy to repair. However, if you do not take proper care of your asphalt driveway, it will get damaged a lot easier. Taking the extra time to maintain your driveway will save you money down the road. Here are five effective ways to care for your asphalt driveway: Park Your Car in a Different Spot Each Time If it is feasible, you should try to park your vehicle in different spots every day. Parking your car in the same place all the time can leave...

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How To Choose The Material For Your Driveway Paving

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Choose The Material For Your Driveway Paving

Perhaps you’re installing your first driveway or updating the current one. Time to choose a material. Naturally you already know the material needs to be durable so that it can hold up to tire marks, oil drips and other attendant driving snafus. Most likely you’d also like a driveway that’s relatively low maintenance. The material you choose affects both the durability and attractiveness of your overall driveway.     Concrete Concrete is the most popular paving material for residential driveways. Concrete is both...

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How To Fight Driveway Stains

Posted by on Oct 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Fight Driveway Stains

Your driveway probably sees plenty of action. Trucks, cars, bikes, and scooters are zipping in and out of it all day. It has to withstand all types of weather and tolerate a variety of vehicle fluids. Some of that activity will stain your driveway’s surface, making the entrance to your home look less than desirable. The problem is easily solved by taking a few cleaning and preventative steps.  Cleaning Your driveway will probably end up with some oil, grease, and antifreeze stains, especially if your car is an older model or you...

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