Asphalt Paving Blog

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.

How to Repair Asphalt Pavement Over a Culvert

Posted by Jim May on Aug 12, 2014

In both residential and commercial paving projects, there are cases where paving over a culvert takes place. A culvert is a structure that allows water to flow under a road, railroad, or driveway. Culverts may be used to form a bridge-like structure to carry traffic, and come in many sizes and shapes including round, elliptical, flat-bottomed, pear-shaped, and box-like constructions.

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.

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.

Eco-Friendly Ways To Keep Your Asphalt Repair & Re-pave Green

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Apr 29, 2014

With global climate change in the media on a daily basis, green building practices and green construction are in high demand. This practice permeates all aspects of building and construction, from residential to commercial ventures, building to remodeling--and even landscaping and paving. As a business owner, you may be looking for ways that you can make your business a greener, more socially responsible establishment.

Green asphalt pavement and green asphalt repair is one way that you can accomplish this goal. As you'll see, green asphalt is not only socially and environmentally responsible; it's also fiscally sensible and good for your bottom line.