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5 Tips for Keeping Pavement Maintenance Costs Low

Friday, September 8th, 2017
5 Tips for Keeping Pavement Maintenance Costs Low

Pavement maintenance is a crucial part of keeping your parking lot and sidewalks looking great year-round.

Pavement maintenance is a crucial part of keeping your parking lot and sidewalks looking great year-round. However, pavement maintenance costs can quickly add up if you aren’t paying attention. With a little bit of elbow grease and monitoring of your lot, you can keep pavement maintenance costs low. (more…)

Your Repair Options for Concrete Pool Decks

Friday, April 7th, 2017

 

pool decks

Pool decks are going to start seeing a lot more foot traffic.

Pool decks are going to start seeing a lot more foot traffic. As spring and summer roll on in, the last vestiges of a pool deck’s winter dormancy are forgotten. But wait, what if your concrete pool deck was damaged by winter weather, or worn down by constant rainfall? What can you do then? In this blog, we present to you, your repair options for concrete pool decks.   (more…)

How to Avoid Frost Damaged Bricks

Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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While masonry is one of the sturdiest materials used to build homes and accent landscaping, the chill of winter can take a major toll!

While masonry is one of the sturdiest materials used to build homes and accent landscaping, the chill of winter can take a major toll! Here are some simple tips to help you avoid frost damaged bricks this winter.

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Popular Hardscaping Materials: Which Is Best?

Friday, May 13th, 2016
Like this hardscaping? Contact us to start designing your fire pit, outdoor kitchen, or patio today!

Like this hardscaping? Contact us to start designing your fire pit, outdoor kitchen, or patio today!

Outdoor living spaces, such as patios, decks, and kitchens, are only getting more and more popular. If you are considering an outdoor kitchen or patio, but aren’t sure which types of materials suit which patios or kitchens, read on to learn about all of the popular hardscaping materials used for comfortable and modern outdoor living and entertaining.   (more…)

10 Ways to Remove Oil Stains from Asphalt Parking Lots

Friday, May 6th, 2016
Is your asphalt parking lot littered with oil stains like this? There's hope for you yet.

Is your asphalt parking lot littered with oil stains like this? There’s hope for you yet.

Clean parking lots say a lot about a business. It sends the message that you put a lot of effort into all of the aspects of your business, including asphalt maintenance, and will take the same effort and care with your customers. Oil stains can cause parking lots to look drab and neglected and give visitors the wrong impression. Here are 10 ways to remove oil stains from asphalt parking lots.  (more…)

What Is A Driveway Apron? Design Ideas and More

Monday, May 2nd, 2016
At Tristate Paving, we have extensive experience crafting beautiful driveway aprons just like this one!

At Tristate Paving, we have extensive experience crafting beautiful driveway aprons just like this one!

A driveway apron is an optional hardscaping design element which is placed at the beginning of a driveway to add visual interest and one of a kind look. These can vary in length and apron design, but generally have a length of a minimum of 15 feet long. While it depends entirely on the driveway paving being utilized and your tastes, a driveway apron can be constructed from a similar or entirely different material. As apron design generally involves a small amount of space it is generally not to expensive to have a driveway apron of your own. This hardscaping feature lends your driveway a welcoming atmosphere.       (more…)

The Importance of Pothole Repair

Friday, April 22nd, 2016
Neglecting to invest in pothole repair will cost you more money in the future.

Neglecting to invest in pothole repair will cost you more money in the future.

Potholes can often be referred to as chuckholes, but regardless of what they are called, the potentially dangerous accidents and damage they can cause without proper asphalt maintenance is undeniable. It is not uncommon for people to be severely hurt, and lawsuits and even wrongful death lawsuits to arise from pothole related accidents. This makes it incredibly important for private and public property owners to keep up on their pothole repair and asphalt maintenance to maintain a safe environment and avoid lawsuits. (more…)

Why to Consider an Outdoor Kitchen this Spring

Friday, April 15th, 2016
outdoor kitchen, hardscaping

Outdoor kitchens are an incredible feature with amazing benefits.

If you’re feeling the effect of cabin fever following a long cold winter and are looking for more ways to get out of your house and take full advantage of spring and summer weather, than you will love having an outdoor kitchen. An outdoor kitchen is a unique hardscaping feature that not only brings your family and neighborhood together, but will increase your home’s value on the market. To discover some of the important benefits of an outdoor kitchen and dining area, read on. (more…)

Why to Choose a Concrete Driveway

Friday, April 1st, 2016
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Concrete driveways are cost effective and durable.

When installed properly and maintained correctly, a concrete driveway adds a lot of value to your home. A concrete driveway represents a solid investment in your home’s equity and an increase to its value. A concrete driveway shows that you not only work hard, but work smart. Though the initial cost of installation is higher than that of an asphalt driveway, driveways made of concrete pay for themselves over time by increasing any home’s curb appeal, and simultaneously lowering maintenance costs and increasing the long term lifetime of your driveway. Outlined below are the many reasons it makes sense to install a concrete driveway on your property. (more…)

The Benefits of a Stamped Concrete Patio

Monday, March 21st, 2016

 

Stamped concrete gives you a cost effective opportunity to create a unique appearance.

Stamped concrete gives you a cost effective opportunity to create a unique appearance.

Many homeowners turn to stamped concrete to give their patio a custom look. Giving your home a unique look is a huge benefit of stamped concrete, but there are a ton of benefits you may not even be aware of. That’s why Tri-State Paving wanted to provide you with this helpful guide to make sure you were fully aware of all of the amazing benefits of stamped concrete patios.
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