Categories for Asphalt Driveway

How to Protect Asphalt Surfaces from Wear and Tear

December 18, 2020

Asphalt pavement is constantly exposed to the elements, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be protected. Asphalt that’s cared for, maintained and protected will last longer and won’t become damaged as frequently as asphalt that isn’t properly maintained. With this in mind, it’s worth it to consider some of the ways to prevent asphalt wear and tear in Prince William County, VA. Keep reading for some tips to help you protect your pavement from damage. Asphalt damage prevention tips You don’t have to be an expert on asphalt pavement to know how to protect your asphalt from wear and tear... View Article

Ice on Your Driveway? Melt It Without Causing Damage!

March 1, 2020

Harsh winter weather contributes to all kinds of problems around your property. For example, freezing rain and melted snow and hail can quickly become slick ice sheets covering your paved surfaces. It is hazardous for foot and vehicle traffic, and damaging to the surface itself. This is why driveway ice melting in Prince William County, VA is a common sight throughout the winter. Below we’ll take a look at the possible damaging effects of deicing salt as well as alternatives that can help you melt ice without causing damage. Why deicing salt is damaging It’s winter—it’s cold, wet and, in... View Article

The Top Five Benefits of Asphalt

February 15, 2020

From concrete to pavers or even gravel, you have a number of different options when you’re looking to install a new driveway. However, we think asphalt is your best bet! This post will cover some of the many pros of asphalt in Prince William County, VA: Durable: From heavy vehicles parking on it to nasty weather from Mother Nature, your driveway will take a beating in the coming years. Luckily, asphalt is up to the challenge! With professional installation and occasional sealcoating, asphalt can withstand anything that comes its way. Low cure time: Unlike concrete, which needs to set for... View Article

Signs That You Have a Poor Drainage System

January 15, 2020

When installing a new driveway, asphalt contractors need to ensure that any water will flow from the top of the surface down to the street level. If not, there can be major consequences for both the asphalt driveway and the house behind or next to it. This post will teach you a few of the signs of poor drainage systems in Prince William County, VA and how the situation can be corrected: Pooling water: Small puddles sitting on the asphalt after a rainstorm are probably no big deal, right? Think again! Any pooling water will eventually degrade the surface, leading... View Article

What You Need to Know About Driveway Drainage

January 1, 2020

Installing a driveway takes a lot more than just a bunch of hot asphalt and a steamroller. Professionals need to account for water runoff that could negatively impact the asphalt itself, your land and even your home. Continue reading to learn more about driveway drainage and how we can help it with driveway drainage solutions in Prince William County, VA. Why is drainage important? A proper drainage system underneath the asphalt surface allows water to flow from the top of the driveway safely down to the street, where it can collect in the city sewer system. A drainage system also... View Article

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