Posts Categorized Asphalt Residential

2 Important Aspects of Homeownership That You Shouldn’t Forget

Congratulations on your very first home! You’re going to love being a homeowner but you should know that it comes with a tremendous amount of responsibilities. Everyone is aware that they’ll have to pay the bills once they purchase a home, as well as stay on top of plumbing, cooking, cleaning, and grocery shopping, but… Read more »

DIY: Quick and Easy Concrete Driveway Maintenance Tips for Homeowners

When visitors come to your home, the first thing they see is your driveway. Driveways add enormous curb appeal to your home, and show that you care about maintaining and updating your surroundings. Of course, old, broken down driveways show guests something else entirely. If your driveway is both installed and maintained correctly, your concrete… Read more »

How to Protect Your Asphalt Pavement During Winter

The winter months are only just beginning, but the effects of the cold might already be taking a toll on your asphalt driveway, parking lot, or another paved area if you’re not prepared. With 18 billion tons of asphalt currently covering American roadways, there are certain measures and precautions you can take to make sure… Read more »

Top 5 Driveway Safety Tips Every Parent Needs To Know

On the pages of this blog, we’ve covered almost everything you need to know about asphalt and concrete driveways. How to choose the best driveway contractors. The pros and cons of concrete versus asphalt driveways. Sunken driveways. Winter driveway FAQs, and more. But while the best driveway contractors can do everything in their power to… Read more »

How to Avoid Damaging Your Asphalt Driveway

Approximately 18 billion tons of asphalt covers 94% of American roads. Asphalt driveways are extremely popular in the U.S. as well. Wholly 90% of all parking areas in the country are surfaced with asphalt. There are a few things to look out for regarding your driveway and if any damages do occur, you should look… Read more »

What To Expect: the 11 Steps of Building an Asphalt Driveway

If you’re planning to hire experienced driveway contractors to replace or construct asphalt driveways, then you may be wondering what will actually happen when the contractors arrive. Over the past few decades, asphalt has quickly replaced concrete as the pavement of choice for driveways, parking lots, and even many roads. Fully 94% of the 2.6… Read more »

How Long Does an Asphalt Driveway Really Last in Minnesota?

Spring is a welcome sight for most of us here in Minnesota, but especially so for asphalt and concrete contractors. Concrete especially is harder to pour and cure in the winter, and so road and driveway repair projects often get put off until the spring and summer. If you’re one of the many residents considering… Read more »

How to Maintain a Concrete Driveway

One of the main reasons why people invest in a concrete driveway is because of the minimal maintenance required. The average driveway is between eight- and 18-feet-wide, depending on whether it’s for one or two cars. With that much square footage, the upkeep is comparatively easy. If the driveway was initially installed correctly and you… Read more »