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Asphalt Paving Blog

Sean Wolf

Recent Posts

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. 

How to Remove Tough Stains from Your Asphalt Driveway

Posted by Sean Wolf on Mar 6, 2019

Here in Wisconsin, we know how important it is to get repairs and maintenance done before the winter weather hits. Once the snows start falling, it's virtually impossible to do any outside work, especially once the temperatures head below zero.

Two Big Reasons Property Managers Can Save Time and Money By Installing An Asphalt Parking Lot

Posted by Sean Wolf on Dec 17, 2018

As a building owner or property manager, you already have many responsibilities to think about. Having a functional and safe parking lot isn't something you need to be stressing about. Why not install an asphalt parking lot and check it off your list of worries? After all, it’s better for your customers and for you!

8 Easy Ways to Improve Business Curb Appeal

Posted by Sean Wolf on Dec 3, 2018

Customers start making judgements the minute they see your building, and you guessed it, your pavement. What does your business exterior say about you? As a business owner, it’s important to be sending the right image to potential customers. Every little detail adds to the full picture you’re trying to paint of your business and you should be taking every advantage presented to you.

3 Key Things To Do To Keep Your Porous Asphalt Pavement Looking Brand New

Posted by Sean Wolf on Nov 20, 2018

Porous asphalt is a popular paving choice for many reasons. It's cost efficient, eco friendly and considered an EPA best practice. Porous asphalt pavement has tiny holes that allow water to percolate through it into the soil below. This helps with storm water runoff after a heavy rain. The key to keeping porous asphalt looking new is maintenance. Proper maintenance done on a regular basis will keep the porous asphalt pavement looking and functioning like new for many years.