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Greg Elwell

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How Porous Asphalt Pavement Helped Expand a Business

Posted by Greg Elwell on May 12, 2016

Over the years, Wolf Paving has completed thousands of paving jobs for residential paving, commercial paving and municipal paving clients. Here, we highlight one job that used porous asphalt paving to help one business in more than one way. Take a look.

Deicing Your Driveway the ECO Friendly Way

Posted by Greg Elwell on Dec 15, 2011

Did You Know Deicers Can Be Environmentally Harmful?

Depending on which solution is used, concerns might include it washing down into water stores, damaging plants, creating air particulates, or being harmful to animals.  It can also cause damage to home fixtures like wooden steps and may damage asphalt.  Even storing deicing solutions is a careful business, since large amounts can leach into soil and seriously affect nearby waterways.

'Tis the Season of Football and Driveway Sealcoating

Posted by Greg Elwell on Oct 6, 2011

Summer is over; fall is here.  Temperatures are down, and football is on.  But football isn’t the only thing you have to think about.  Winter is coming, and some household maintenance may need to be done to prepare. 

Why Parking Lot Striping is Part Science, Art

Posted by Greg Elwell on Sep 22, 2011

Parking lot striping appears to be deceptively simple. Many paving clients see their freshly painted lots with neat, perfectly straight lines demarcating parking spots and think there was nothing to it. In reality, creating parking spots is an intricate process that requires careful planning and precise execution.

The process begins by taking the practical factors into account. At this stage, the paving company will consider:

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