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5 Surprisingly Green Facts You Didn’t Know About Asphalt Pavement

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roadcycleYou might be surprised to learn that asphalt pavement is a ‘green’ paving solution. No, we aren’t just jumping on the St. Patrick’s Day bandwagon; asphalt pavement really is an environmentally friendly, green paving solution that provides many benefits to the local flora, fauna and water table.

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Topics: Asphalt Driveway, Green Asphalt, Green Infrastructure, Asphalt Paving, asphalt contractor

7 Sealcoating Facts That Show Cost Savings and Benefits For Your Asphalt Pavement

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After-DrivewayDid you know that in only a few hours, a faded, dreary asphalt pavement surface could be restored, almost like new? The magic of sealcoating is real and we’d love to share the fascinating facts about sealcoating with you.

What is Sealcoating?

Sealcoating a thin liquid layer added over a paved surface to protect it from damage caused by UV rays, rain and snow, and fluids from vehicles.  Sealcoating won’t cure existing issues, like cracks, but is will help prevent such damage from forming in the first place. Aside from keeping out damaging elements, properly applying a sealcoat is important to extend the life of asphalt paving.

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Topics: Asphalt Driveway, Blacktop Sealcoating, Sealcoating, asphalt contractor

Residential Asphalt Driveway Repair and Repave Done Right - Wolf Paving (Case Study)

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In the summer of 2014, Rick Sparks from Fall River contacted Wolf Paving to demolish his existing driveway and install a new driveway that better met his needs. Rick had recently installed a new retaining wall and wanted the paved surface to extend to the wall. He also wanted the edges of his driveway straightened.WPRickSparks

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Topics: Asphalt Driveway, Driveway Maintenance, Asphalt Paving

Identifying and Repairing Asphalt Pavement: Post 3 of 3

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Weathering, raveling and aggregates

road_damageHere in the Midwest, snow, rain, ice and fluctuating seasonal temperatures combined with heavy traffic and winter snow and ice removal negatively impact asphalt surfaces. Fortunately, if you regularly identify and repair asphalt surface problems, your pavement will last between 15 and 20 years.

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Topics: Asphalt Driveway, Asphalt Maintenance

3 Reasons To Choose Asphalt For New Home Driveway Construction

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asphalt drivewayThere are many decisions to be made and factors to consider when building or purchasing a newly constructed home. During the construction process, driveway features are oftentimes overlooked but typically the first impression a visitor or prospective buyer will notice about a home. Choosing what type of driveway can be a big decision that impacts the overall curb appeal of the home and functionality of exterior space. Options such as asphalt, concrete and interlocking pavers are available – all with very different aesthetic and performance qualities. Geographic location can play a significant role when deciding what material is best for new driveway construction – especially if you live in cold or wet climates. Here are 3 reasons why asphalt is the best option for home-builders or buyers in the Midwest:

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Topics: Asphalt Driveway, Residential Paving, Asphalt Paving