Archive for the ‘Asphalt Paving’ Category

The Importance of Removing Concrete Before Laying Asphalt

Friday, October 20th, 2017
The Importance of Removing Concrete Before Laying Asphalt

While you can start laying asphalt directly on top of concrete, it’s always better to remove the underlying concrete first.

One of the most common queries we receive at Tristate Paving is what to do about replacing a driveway, parking lot, or stretch of pavement where the concrete is still in place and intact. As many homeowners and businesses are making the switch to asphalt, thanks to its smooth installation process and better longevity, it’s an especially relevant question. While you can start laying asphalt directly on top of concrete, it’s always better to remove the underlying concrete first. (more…)

Don’t Forget to Evaluate Your Asphalt This Fall!

Friday, October 6th, 2017
Don’t Forget to Evaluate Your Asphalt This Fall!

In the winter months, the precipitation and repeated freezing and thawing can really take a toll on your asphalt surfaces.

At Tristate Paving, your asphalt surfaces are our business. We want to keep your asphalt driveways, walk ways, and parking lot looking good and functioning well all year round. In the winter months, the precipitation and repeated freezing and thawing can really take a toll on your asphalt surfaces. Fall is the best time to evaluate your asphalt surfaces so that you’re ready to stand up to old man winter. (more…)

Asphalt Paving: A History

Friday, September 29th, 2017
Asphalt Paving: A History

These days, asphalt is extremely common. Roads, parking lots, and most driveways are all made of asphalt paving.

These days, asphalt is extremely common. Roads, parking lots, and most driveways are all made of asphalt paving. In fact, 96% of all the paved roads and streets in America are asphalt. It’s hard to imagine, but asphalt in America is less than 200 years old! Back then, it was considered genius and a revolutionary concept. Today, asphalt is so common we almost never spare it a second thought. (more…)

Top Tips for Repairing and Cleaning Your Parking Lot

Friday, August 11th, 2017
Top Tips for Repairing and Cleaning Your Parking Lot

Your parking lot is the first impression that visitors have of your commercial building or property.

Your parking lot is the first impression that visitors have of your commercial building or property. If they pull into the lot and are jostled by potholes and get out of their car only to step in a large crack, they are going to have a very negative first impression of your business. Regularly repairing and cleaning your parking lot is one of the most important parts of owning a parking lot. Here are some of our top tips for repairing and cleaning your parking lot, so you can make a great first impression every time. (more…)

Tips For Hiring An Asphalt Contractor

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

 

Tips For Hiring An Asphalt Contractor

Choose your asphalt contractor wisely!

Are you thinking about hiring an asphalt contractor? Maybe you have a driveway that needs to be repaired or completely redone. Whatever the case may be, there are some things you should be asking before you hire anyone. With that said, here are some tips for hiring an asphalt contractor. (more…)

Easy Upkeep for Concrete Driveways

Friday, May 12th, 2017

 

concrete driveways

Keep reading for tips on maintaining your concrete driveways, and you can see just how easy upkeep is.

As the summer season rapidly approaches, you’ll doubtlessly be spending more time on the road. But here’s something that may surprise you: your concrete driveways will need as much attention as your cars. Keep reading for tips on maintaining your concrete driveways, and you can see just how easy upkeep is. (more…)

When Should You Repair Your Asphalt Driveway?

Friday, March 31st, 2017

 

Asphalt Driveway

It can be tricky to know the right time to repair or replace your asphalt driveway.

As all homeowners know, a new driveway can sometimes be a costly project. This makes proper maintenance of your existing driveway all the more important. Depending upon the original materials used — asphalt or concrete — and its age, it is important to consider when is the right time for proper driveway repair. (more…)

Can Residential Concrete Benefit Your Landscape?

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

 

Asphalt Driveway

Most homeowners are unaware how an asphalt driveway can benefit their landscapes.

When looking at options for their new driveway, most homeowners are unaware that the materials selected can often offer numerous benefits towards the rest of their outdoor landscapes. For example, asphalt comes in two forms: traditional, and in a  porous pavement alternative that is perfect for usage as residential concrete. If you have a number of beautiful natural designs and landscapes around your property, porous asphalt might be your best bet. Here are just a few ways that choosing asphalt can help you with cost and maintenance in other areas of your outdoor areas.    (more…)

4 Asphalt Maintenance Tasks to Prepare for This Spring

Friday, February 24th, 2017
Asphalt Maintenance

It’s nearly time for some asphalt maintenance to get your driveway looking great for the spring!

The snow and ice are melting and warmer days are already here! Now that you are emerging from your winter cocoon of Netflix marathons and blankets, it’s time to take care of the outside of your home! Here are four easy asphalt maintenance tasks to get your driveway or pavement ready for spring. (more…)

5 Things You Need to Know About Infrared Asphalt Restoration

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Infrared technology is quickly becoming a popular and effective method for asphalt restoration. A seemingly simple process, Infrared Road Repair (IRR) is becoming a large business amongst local, city, and state markets. Here are some facts and details that go into IRR. (more…)