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Asphalt – How Thick Should It Be?

Full-depth asphalt is an excellent choice for a variety of pavement types. It is economical and fast to install, but it is remarkably long-lasting, aesthetically pleasing and flexible but strong. Many people, especially those who know that the thickness of concrete pavement plays a vital role in its strength and […]

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Asphalt Pavement – Winter Driving

In repeated surveys, between 29 percent and 33 percent of the Americans surveyed report that fall is their favorite season. Some cite the relief of cooler temperatures after a long, hot summer. Others point to the changing colors of the leaves on trees as the reason for preferring fall. Some […]

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Asphalt Pavement & Cleaner Air

When most people think of clean air, they think of seaside breezes or crisp mountain air. Some people think of the things that can be detrimental to clean air, including emissions from manufacturing plants and vehicles. In recent years, more and more people are looking for ways to help contribute […]

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Parking Lot Design – Functionality & Curb Appeal

Although the parking lot is an integral part of your property’s functionality and curb appeal, when designing a building, some architects give little thought to the design of the adjacent parking lot. Once you have had your parking lot open to traffic for a year or two, however, you may […]

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Fall Asphalt Maintenance Preparation | Cape Cod

As soon as the first leaves begin to show their fall colors, many property owners and managers begin to worry whether their asphalt pavements will be able to retain their health and looks over the winter. Without the proper maintenance, your asphalt pavement could look rather bedraggled once spring arrives. […]

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Asphalt Paving: Temperature and Timing

Most people are aware that asphalt is applied while it is quite hot, so it might seem that paving can be performed even in cold weather. However, it can actually be too cold to pave — there are certain laws of physics that simply cannot be overcome completely. For asphalt […]

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Asphalt Paving or Sealcoating? | Cape Cod

Your asphalt pavement takes a beating from the weather, traffic, the freeze/thaw cycle, leaked automotive fluids, deicing agents and UV radiation. Timely repairs and proactive routine maintenance can help offset the effects, but you will eventually notice that your pavement looks worn and ragged. The question you may then ask […]

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Your Paving Contractor Should Be Fully Insured

When Americans began taking to the roads in great numbers, it quickly became apparent that accidents would happen — and the driver responsible might not have the money to pay for the damages. Over the years, every state has passed laws requiring drivers to either prove their financial ability to […]

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What Makes a Good Asphalt Driveway

The curb appeal of your home can make an impression on those who visit or pass by your property, and your driveway is an important part of your home’s curb appeal. If your driveway is clean, well-maintained and attractive, most people will form a favorable perception about the condition of […]

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Sealcoating: Key Ingredients

When you have asphalt pavement, you must maintain it properly to make sure that it reaches its full life expectancy. Sealcoating is a vital part of maintaining asphalt pavement; it can prolong the pavement’s life as well as improve its appearance. However, you might not be aware of the key […]

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