Concrete is one of the most common types of paving materials that you can have installed to create hardscaping surfaces on your property. However, like all other types of paving materials, concrete is susceptible to damage due to weather exposure and general wear and tear over time. This can ruin the aesthetic of your hardscaping, and can also create drainage and structural issues – especially if you have concrete surfaces located near the sides of your home or another structure.
16 March 2018
When building a new apartment complex or condominium community one of the best amenities to put in is the parking garage. A parking garage will allow residents to keep their car safe, off of public property, and provide a secure place to enter and exit the apartment buildings. Numbered spaces for residents and parking for guests can make your complex one of the most popular in the city. If you are in the beginning phase of building the complex, you should get your paving contractors to build the parking garage first.
9 November 2017
Asphalt is a great material to use in driveways, parking lots, and walkways alike. Not only is it affordable, but it is also among one of the most durable options. Still, it is inevitable that even the highest quality asphalt will develop holes and cracks over time. The good news is that these can usually be patched. Before you take on any asphalt patching project, however, there are some common mistakes you'll want to avoid.
9 June 2017
One challenge for any business owner is keeping the parking lot as free of stains as possible. Food, gum, and oil stains aren't just unattractive, they leave a bad first impression. They can get tracked into your business, making it more difficult to keep indoors clean. The result is an overall grubbiness you want to avoid. The following tips can help you do just that. Tip #1: Provide plenty of trash receptacles
23 January 2017
Whether you want a retaining wall built to help protect your yard from erosion, or you simply want it to create a completed look for your landscape design, you can have one professionally installed for you by a retaining wall service. A retaining wall service is going to be able to take care of this project from start to finish for you, and they are going to make sure that the wall meets your standards and expectations.
28 November 2016
Fall has arrived and, for many areas, that means snow can follow rather quickly. This time of year can be hard enough for you to survive. It's also hard on your driveway. Before the snow and ice arrive, you can take some steps to help your driveway weather the weather. Seal It If you cannot remember the last time you sealed your driveway, it's probably past time to do it again.
29 September 2016
Seal coat is perhaps the single most effective way to extend the lifespan of an asphalt surface. Unfortunately, many people hesitate to utilize seal coat simply because they don't understand enough about it. If you are interested in learning more about protecting your asphalt, read on. This article will introduce two of the main varieties of seal coat and their potential applications. The Basic Seal Coat Ingredients Perhaps unsurprisingly, the principal ingredient in all seal coats is asphalt.
16 June 2016
If a concrete path leads to your front steps, it is only natural that you would want that path to look as good as possible; after all, the path is the first thing a guest might see as they approach your door. However, over time, the concrete might start to crack and need to be filled. Here are four helpful tips to use when you hope to smooth out your path by crack filling.
10 June 2016
Concrete is one of the most durable materials on the market. For that reason, it's commonly used for house foundations, driveways and patios. It's rare that you'll need to solicit any major repairs for your outdoor concrete installations. That said, cracks do happen. Choose a process that best repairs your concrete and even beautifies your home's exterior. Low-Pressure Crack Injection If you catch a crack early enough, when it's still small, low-pressure crack injection is a good method for repairing your concrete.
8 June 2016
A cracked or hole-filled asphalt driveway is problematic not only because it diminishes the overall look of your yard but also because it can be dangerous for your children on their bicycles and individuals such as the mail carrier who walk up the driveway. The best solution is to contact a licensed paving contractor to have the asphalt professionally repaired or, when the driveway is completely worn out, repaved. If you're on a budget, however, you might need to save up for a little while before hiring this professional.
7 June 2016