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Four Reasons to Consider Asphalt Millings Over Gravel

November 5, 2021

Gravel is a useful material in asphalt paving projects. It’s been used in many applications for a variety of different types of tasks. However, using asphalt millings instead of gravel for asphalt driveway resurfacing or other projects would be a wise choice. During asphalt driveway resurfacing, sometimes the top layer of asphalt is skimmed off. This prevents the surface from becoming too tall from repeated resurfacings. Instead of discarding the spare asphalt that’s been removed, it can be ground up by an asphalt milling machine and used again for other asphalt paving projects. Here are four reasons why you should... View Article

What Are the Best Paving Materials for Your Driveway or Parking Lot?

November 1, 2021

Whether you’re paving a driveway or parking lot, you need a material that’s going to last. You also want it to look nice. When it comes to parking lot paving, you’re a bit limited in the choice of materials you can use, but when it comes to paving residential driveways, you have several more options. There are numerous benefits to installing each type of material in both driveway and parking lot paving applications. This article will cover some of those options and provide information about each one. Asphalt A tried-and-true material that can be used successfully for both driveway and... View Article

Here’s How Water Is an Enemy to Asphalt Paving

October 8, 2021

Water is an essential resource. It’s crucial to everyday life. But when it comes to your driveway, water can be the enemy. Rather than act as a helpful resource, it can destroy. It’s important to understand this relationship between water and driveway resurfacing to prevent damage and extend the life of your driveway. Driveway heaving When water penetrates the base and subgrade of your driveway, heaving can occur. This typically happens as the seasons change from winter to spring. During the winter, the water has seeped beneath the surface, where it then freezes. As it freezes, it expands. The ice... View Article

An Overview of Twin-Layer Asphalt Paving

September 24, 2021

Twin-layer asphalt paving, also referred to as two-layer asphalt paving, is one of the most recent developments in road resurfacing. Paving contractors worldwide are exploring this method and perfecting techniques to take full advantage of this process. What is this road resurfacing method? Here’s what you need to know. What is twin-layer asphalt paving? This method involves laying the binder course and the wearing course simultaneously. The process varies between paving contractors. A handful of contractors are currently developing varied approaches to how this is accomplished. What are the benefits of twin-layer asphalt paving? One of the top benefits of... View Article

How Technology Has Changed the Way We Pave

March 20, 2021

To the outside observer, it might not seem like there’s a whole lot that changes over time in the world of asphalt paving. In fact, there has undeniably been a significant advancement in paving technology over the years that has made the job much easier and more efficient and has created better results for paving clients of all types. Here are just some of the ways in which technology has improved over the years for paving contractors in FairfaxCounty, VA. Site preparation Before any work can be done with actual asphalt, crews need to make sure the site has been... View Article

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