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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

How Long Will My Asphalt Driveway Last?

March 15, 2021

When it comes to installing a new driveway, asphalt is often a homeowner’s best bet. Compared to other materials, asphalt is more affordable, better looking and easier to install. Asphalt driveways can also last a lot longer than many other surfaces—they can last 20 to 30 years in some situations! However, that lifespan isn’t a given. There are several factors that affect the true lifespan of your asphalt driveway. Continue reading this post from your paving contractor in Prince William County, VAto learn all of the external factors that play a role in how long your driveway lasts. Materials used... View Article

Signs Your Commercial Parking Lot Needs Repairs

February 25, 2021

A professionally-installed parking lot can last for years or even decades without needing to be replaced. However, it’ll likely need repairs now and then to look its best. The good news is that knowing when to make repairs doesn’t need to be a guessing game! As long as you know what to look for, it’s fairly obvious when your parking lot needs some professional attention. This post will cover a few of the top signs that it’s time for commercial parking lot repair in Prince William County, VA: Pooling water: Properly installed parking lots are designed to allow rainwater to... View Article

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