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Asphalt Paving Blog

5 Reasons Why Your Business or Municipality Should Repair Potholes In Spring

Posted by Sean Wolf on May 22, 2019

Spring in Wisconsin means longer days, blooming bulbs, baseball...and potholes.

Potholes are caused by the same science that makes a can of soda explode in your freezer - the expansion and contraction of water. Ground water gets under the pavement, expands when frozen, and contracts when it melts. The expansion bends and weakens the asphalt, and the contraction leaves gaps behind where the pavement can collapse and create a hole. This is why potholes multiply in spring as the ground thaws. 

Mr. Fix-It: Asphalt and Concrete Pavement Care

Posted by Jacob Mrugacz on May 16, 2019

Our team at Wolf Paving was invited back in the Mr. Fix-It studios to answer listeners' questions related to asphalt and concrete repair, repaving and driveway construction. This program gives weekly advice on home improvements, repairs and do-it-yourself projects.

How to Find the Best Concrete Contractor "Near Me"

Posted by Jacob Mrugacz on May 9, 2019

If you’re in the market for a new concrete driveway or parking lot you’ve likely been dreading the process of finding a trustworthy, reasonably priced concrete contractor.

Asphalt Pavement Spring Maintenance Checklist

Posted by Jacob Mrugacz on Apr 18, 2019

Asphalt pavement can provide many years of service and durability if it is properly maintained. As the weather warms and the snow begins to melt, it is a good idea to walk the surface of your asphalt pavement to examine any changes or problems areas.

Recycled Asphalt: Learn The Benefits and Process of Recycling Pavement

Posted by Jacob Mrugacz on Apr 17, 2019

Did you know that asphalt pavement is America's most recycled material? Each year roughly 100 million tons of asphalt pavement material is reclaimed. Of that 100 million tons, about 95-percent of that is reused in roads and highways, saving taxpayers money by reducing the cost of roads.