Asphalt Paving Blog

Imperative Reasons to Fill Cracks and Potholes Before Winter Hits

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Oct 21, 2015

One of the best things about the Midwest is the changing seasons. However, the soon to be upon us winter weather means that it is time to think about last minute driveway, parking lot and roadway maintenance. Leaving cracks or potholes unfilled for the winter season can be detrimental to your asphalt and increase future expenses. It is important, for the integrity of your asphalt surface and your budget, to be prepared for the impending winter weather and complete repair work before the temperatures start to drop.

The Do’s and Don’t Of Repairing Alligator Cracking In Asphalt Pavement

Posted by J. Mrugacz on May 26, 2015

Alligator cracking can occur on an asphalt pavement driveway if there is a failure in the sub-base under the asphalt surface. We recently received a question from a customer in regards to repairing alligator cracking and I thought it would be beneficial to share the answer with other home or business owners who may encounter the same problem.

3 Best Practice Tips For New Driveway Installation

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Apr 28, 2015

Deciding on a surface for your new driveway can be difficult because there are many variables to consider. Options such as asphalt, concrete and interlocking pavers are available – all with very different aesthetic and performance qualities. For a new driveway installation you should consider the proper time to install the driveway, the durability of the surface material and the proper method of installation.

4 Extreme Weather Conditions To Be Aware Of To Prolong The Life Of Asphalt Pavement

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Feb 3, 2015

In the winter months, it seems like the same thing each week: freeze, thaw and repeat. As the temperature fluctuates outside, have you ever wondered what that means for your asphalt pavement? Many external forces, including the weather, can affect asphalt; here are a few things to consider.

6 Key Considerations For Driveway Construction and Repair

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Jul 8, 2014

The appearance of your driveway creates the first impression for your home or place of business. As the focal point for passersby’s and visitors, an attractive driveway with curb appeal adds value to your investment. When planning for driveway construction or repair, it is important to pay attention to several factors that relate to both design and function. Here are 6 key considerations when beginning any driveway repair or construction project.