What is an infrared repair, and when is it used?

An infrared pavement repair is used when small sections of pavement have failed, but the surrounding pavement is generally stable. A 6’ X 8’ panel is lowered over the failed area and flameless infrared heat is applied until the area becomes soft. It is then scarified with a steel rake and new hot-mix asphalt is [...]

2016-11-14T08:00:58+00:00Asphalt|0 Comments

What is the procedure for maintaining my asphalt?

Depending on the condition of your asphalt, we may send a crew to perform patching or infrared repair. If there are cracks in the asphalt, the maintenance crew will use a pavement router to grind any loose material or debris from the cracks. The cracks are then cleaned with a heat-lance, which uses forced super-heated [...]

2015-12-22T01:53:23+00:00Asphalt|0 Comments

How do I maintain my asphalt to keep it looking good for years to come?

We recommend that you seal your new asphalt within the first 24 months, and then every 3-4 years thereafter, depending on traffic volume and personal preference. Our company uses cutting edge sealcoating products that are both safe and effective, providing you with a beautiful, long-lasting, and environmentally friendly result. Crack filling will probably become necessary [...]

2016-11-14T08:00:58+00:00Asphalt|0 Comments

What will the asphalt look like when you are finished?

Besides the obvious black color, your asphalt finish may appear smoother in some areas than others. Some of these variations are caused by the physical make-up of asphalt itself (different sized stones, amount of sand and liquid asphalt, etc.) while other variations are caused by using hand tools rather than machinery in some areas. The [...]

2015-12-22T01:51:05+00:00Asphalt|0 Comments

How long should I stay off the new asphalt?

We recommend that you do not drive or park the car on the asphalt for at least 3 days (longer is better in very hot weather, because it takes longer for the heat to escape the asphalt). You may walk on the asphalt right away, but objects with sharp edges or narrow points (i.e. kickstands, [...]

2015-12-22T01:50:16+00:00Asphalt|0 Comments

Why should I choose asphalt for my paving needs?

Asphalt helps in various ways through different seasons. In the spring and fall, asphalt eliminates tracking mud. In the summer, asphalt lowers dust problems. Throughout entire year, asphalt can eliminate the need to continually fill in sunken areas and/or tire tracks. It keeps gravel from being plowed onto your lawn in the winter, and the [...]

2015-12-22T01:48:48+00:00Asphalt|0 Comments