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Why It’s Important To Repair A Catch Basin Before Completing Asphalt Repaving

April 1, 2024

Catch basins are an essential component of any drainage system, helping to collect and divert water away from roads, parking lots, and other paved surfaces. Over time, catch basins can become damaged or clogged, causing water to pool on the surface and increasing the risk of damage to the pavement. When planning to repave an asphalt surface, it is important to inspect and repair any catch basins in the area before completing the repaving work. In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of repairing catch basins before completing asphalt repaving and the potential consequences of neglecting this crucial... View Article

Should A Parking Lot Be Milled Before New Asphalt Is Applied?

March 25, 2024

When it comes to repaving a parking lot, one common question that arises is whether the existing surface should be milled before applying new asphalt. Milling, which involves removing a layer of the existing pavement, can offer several benefits when done before repaving. In this blog, we will discuss the advantages of milling a parking lot before applying new asphalt and why it may be a crucial step in ensuring a durable and long-lasting parking lot surface. What is Milling? Milling is a process that involves removing a layer of the existing pavement surface to create a smooth and even... View Article

How Is Recycled Asphalt Used?

January 24, 2024

Recycled asphalt, also known as reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP), is a valuable material that can be reused in various ways. It offers numerous environmental and economic benefits, making it a preferred choice in many construction and paving projects. Let’s explore some of the common applications and uses of recycled asphalt. 1. Asphalt Pavement One of the primary uses of recycled asphalt is in the production of new asphalt pavements. RAP can be mixed with new asphalt binder and aggregates to create a high-quality mix that meets engineering specifications. This process not only conserves natural resources but also significantly reduces the... View Article

What Uses Are There For Recycled Asphalt?

December 4, 2023

Recycled asphalt, also known as reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP), is a sustainable and environmentally friendly material that is gaining popularity in various industries. When old asphalt is removed from roads, parking lots, or other surfaces, it can be milled and processed into recycled asphalt. This material can then be used in a wide range of applications. In this blog post, we will explore the different uses for recycled asphalt and why it is an excellent choice for various projects. 1. Road Construction and Repair One of the primary uses for recycled asphalt is in road construction and repair. The reclaimed... View Article

What Questions Should A HOA Ask An Asphalt Contractor To Repave A Neighborhood?

October 31, 2023

When it comes to repaving a neighborhood, the homeowners association (HOA) has an important responsibility to ensure that the project is carried out smoothly and efficiently. One of the key factors in the success of any asphalt paving project is the choice of the contractor. It is crucial for the HOA to ask the right questions to evaluate the asphalt contractor before making a decision. Here are some important questions that the HOA should consider asking the potential asphalt contractor: 1. How much experience do you have in repaving residential neighborhoods? The experience of the asphalt contractor in similar projects... View Article

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