Categories for Asphalt Driveway

How Can I Increase The Lifespan Of My New Asphalt Driveway?

October 24, 2023

Having a new asphalt driveway adds both beauty and value to your property. However, the lifespan of your driveway depends on several factors, including the freeze/thaw cycles and the type of soil underneath the base stone. In regions where the freeze/thaw cycle is not as much of a concern, the life expectancy of your driveway can be considerably longer. In this blog post, we will explore some key strategies to increase the lifespan of your new asphalt driveway. 1. Proper Installation First and foremost, ensure that your asphalt driveway is installed correctly. This means hiring a professional and reputable paving... View Article

What Are Some Common Mistakes People Do To A New Asphalt Driveway?

August 7, 2023

What Are Some Common Mistakes People Do To A New Asphalt Driveway? Installing a new asphalt driveway can be a significant investment for your property. It not only enhances the curb appeal but also provides a durable and long-lasting surface for vehicles. However, to ensure the longevity and performance of your new asphalt driveway, it’s essential to avoid common mistakes that can cause damage or premature deterioration. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the common mistakes people make with a new asphalt driveway and how to avoid them. 1. Not Allowing Proper Curing Time One of the... View Article

How Do I Maintain My New Asphalt Driveway?

June 26, 2023

How Do I Maintain My New Asphalt Driveway? Congratulations on your new asphalt driveway! Asphalt is a popular choice for homeowners because of its affordability, durability, and easy maintenance. However, like any other surface, asphalt needs regular maintenance to keep it looking new and in good condition. In this blog post, we will share some essential tips on how to maintain your new asphalt driveway. 1. Keep It Clean Keeping your asphalt driveway clean is the most critical aspect of maintenance. Dirt, debris, and oil can damage the surface of your driveway and shorten its lifespan. To clean your asphalt... View Article

Will Ice Melt Damage My Asphalt Driveway?

April 24, 2023

Will Ice Melt Damage My Asphalt Driveway? Generally speaking, asphalt is much stronger than concrete, so it can withstand the freeze-thaw cycles of winter better. Concrete, on the other hand, can crack and heave in very cold temperatures. It also takes snow and ice longer to melt on concrete, too. That being said, depending on whether your driveway material is asphalt or concrete, you might have a ton of ice melt options or very few. Driveway Material Choosing the right driveway material plays a big role in how your home looks from the outside. It also determines how much maintenance... View Article

What Can I Do To Protect My Asphalt Driveway In The Winter? 

February 20, 2023

The winter can be a challenging time for asphalt. When ice and snow begin to melt, it creates pooling water on asphalt surfaces. These puddles compromise the integrity of your asphalt surface. They also cause other issues that could be dangerous for you and your family.  Pooling Water  Pooling water can cause serious damage to your asphalt driveway or parking lot. This is especially true when ice and snow begin to melt. During these times, water will expand as it freezes and thaws. This can break down the surface of your asphalt, causing it to crumble. In addition, water can... View Article

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