Asphalt Paving Blog

6 Things Property Managers May Not Know About Parking Lot Sealcoating

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Jul 1, 2014

Establishing a long-term approach (2-5 years) to a property’s pavement maintenance plan will not only build strong visual appeal, it will ultimately help extend the life of the parking lot. A proactive approach to maintenance helps property and facility managers reduce potential costs and liabilities. The timing of repair is of the utmost importance to avoid business interference, and pavement concerns should be addressed at the first show of wear and tear, cracks and drainage issues. Sealcoating is one of the most important elements of a property’s maintenance plan with benefits that attract patrons and reduce costs.

3 Tips to Increase the Lifespan of Asphalt Pavement

Posted by Riley Stendel on Jun 9, 2014

Have you recently invested in a new asphalt parking lot or driveway and want to ensure that it lasts? A quality asphalt pavement can last an average of 15-20 years in southeast Wisconsin. The freeze/thaw cycles, along with the type of soil underneath thebase stone are main factors in the life of the pavement. In areas where the freeze/thaw cycle is not as much of a concern, the life expectancy is longer.

Wolf Paving recommends regular maintenance and upkeep to help keep your asphalt protected and to get the most out of your investment. Following these tips can increase the lifespan of your asphalt pavement to 25+ years.

4 Asphalt Parking Lot Qualities That Attract More Customers

Posted by J. Mrugacz on May 19, 2014

Parking lot paving is likely the first point of contact that a business has with customers, so making a good first impression is vital to maintaining their patronage. Unsightly potholes filled with collected rainwater, sizable cracks that can cause falls, and hard to see asphalt pavement lines equal a poorly maintained asphalt parking lot that is sure to drive visitors somewhere else – literally. Take note of these four qualities of a parking lot that will make visiting your premises a pleasure for your clientele.

Prolong the Life of Your Asphalt with Sealcoating

Posted by J. Mrugacz on May 6, 2014

Pavement doesn’t necessarily fail and tell you that it is time for replacement.  It may very well have been paved on an excellent base and paved with excellent materials and workmanship. Now that time has passed, the surface of the pavement has aged due to the effects of normal weather and while it may function well, it may not be in cosmetically great condition.

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.