Categories for Commercial Parking Lots

What Is Tarmac Paving?

November 21, 2022

We have all heard of tarmac, especially in reference to airports and the places where planes land and park. That being said, there are some differences in tarmac as opposed to traditional asphalt. Both are useful and knowing the difference between the two might help you determine what is going to work for you and your home. What Is Tarmac? Tarmac is an asphalt-type material that looks like asphalt and that does do much of the same thing as asphalt. It is especially popular in Great Britain and is often used for parking lots, driveways and other larger paved spaces.... View Article

Have Asphalt Technologies Changed in Recent Years?

November 14, 2022

In all facets of life, changes in circumstances require changes in technology. The paving industry is no different. Innovative paving technology emerged because of circumstantial changes that caused the need for longer-lasting roadways, smoother roads, and eco-friendly processes. These are some of the innovations that have come forth and how asphalt technologies have changed in recent years: Pavement Product for Roads Is Different One thing that has been changing over the past decades is the mix used for creating pavements. It used to be a plain vanilla substance, but manufacturers have changed the mixes due to increasing demand for eco-friendly... View Article

What Are The Preventive Maintenance Solutions For An Asphalt Parking Lot?

July 25, 2022

Asphalt removal and replacement are the standard asphalt care and maintenance solutions for a parking lot. Therefore, if you’re interested in asphalt repair and patching, you can always incorporate this important strategy while at the same time working hard to ensure you are currently getting the most relevant results. However, this is not the only asphalt maintenance solution you can incorporate into your parking lot.  1. Cracksealing One of the best ways to take care of asphalt is by using crack sealing. This repair method involves placing materials into any cracks or crevices that have begun to form within the... View Article

What’s the Typical Lifespan of an Asphalt Parking Lot?

January 7, 2022

When a parking lot gets paved or repaved, how long will that parking lot paving job last? If the proper maintenance and preventative care measures are in place, it could last upwards of 35 years. But there is a whole life cycle to consider, with different things to watch out for in different phases of the parking lot’s life. There’s a lot more to know about parking lot paving than just how much it costs or what it looks like when the job is finished. Here are some details on the lifespan of an asphalt parking lot, as well as... View Article

Are Puddles Forming in Your Lot? Your Pavement Might Be Rutting

May 6, 2020

It might not seem like a big deal at first, but lingering puddles sitting on your asphalt driveway or commercial parking lot aren’t something to ignore. These standing puddles are an indication that your asphalt is rutting, or deteriorating right before your eyes. Continue reading to learn more about puddle formation and rutting prevention in Prince William County, VA. Causes of rutting Though the result is the same, there isn’t just one cause of rutting. These are the reasons asphalt can begin to rut and crumble: Constant vehicle weight: As you can imagine, constantly having a few thousand pounds sitting on... View Article

Paveco Inc.