Asphalt Paving Blog

What are the Side Effects of Paving Asphalt over Concrete?

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Jun 24, 2014

Do you currently have a concrete driveway or concrete parking lot and want to make the switch to asphalt pavement? If you've been thinking about updating your driveway or parking lot, you might be wondering if asphalt can be paved right over the top of the concrete.

3 Ways Your Asphalt Driveway Can Help Sell Your Home

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Apr 22, 2014

Did you know that your driveway can actually help you sell a home? If properly tended and pleasantly landscaped, an asphalt driveway has curb appeal that tells viewers it is part of an attractive, well-maintained home and neighborhood. However, a driveway that is cracked, potted and weedy doesn't encourage potential buyers. A shabby driveway may be cause to wonder whether other parts of your home that aren’t seen are equally neglected.

4 Things to Know About an Asphalt Driveway Installation

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Jan 7, 2014

All told, a new asphalt driveway installation is a remarkably easy process for most homeowners.  At most, the work only takes a couple days, and most of the time it can be done in a single day.  That said, like any home renovation project, it’s still a major undertaking that deserves thought and care. 

If you’re thinking about a new asphalt driveway installation, we’ve got some general tips and information to keep in mind. Remember these tips, and you’ll have a much easier time completing your new asphalt installation!

What's The Difference Between Asphalt Overlay and Asphalt Sealcoat?

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Aug 12, 2013

From discussions we've had with our customers, it seems that many of them don't understand the difference between an asphalt overlay and asphalt sealcoating. That's understandable – they're similar processes, both used for the repair and maintenance of your asphalt.

So, for our blog today, let's take a quick look at the difference between overlays and sealcoats! Asking for one when you only need the other could lead to needless costs.

The Dos and Don'ts of Blacktop Sealcoating

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Jun 10, 2013

Blacktop sealcoating is easily one of the best investments a homeowner or business can make into the longevity of their asphalt. Like how lacquer sets a piece of wood, sealcoating keeps the elements out of your blacktop, giving it a much longer lifespan.

It's known that you need to get new sealcoating every few years as it wears out, but many don't know that there are simple things you can do to extend your sealcoat investment!