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The Importance of Parking Spot Size and Stripe Types

Having a well-marked parking lot is appealing to look it, but also ensures proper functionality and improves safety. Striping not only defines individual spaces, it sections off handicap parking, curbs, no-park or fire lanes for emergency services, crosswalks, loading zones, and more. Re-striping your parking lot and keeping those lines ...
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Spring Asphalt Clean Up

Spring asphalt Clean Up: What to Look For and How to Maintain The sweet smell of spring is in the air. The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and as your thoughts turn towards all the ways you can spend time outdoors, turn your thoughts to spring asphalt clean ...
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The Benefits of Sealing Asphalt: What You Need to Know

Asphalt is a popular paving material for roads, parking lots, and other surfaces. Over time, asphalt can become stained and faded, and the sealant can wear away. Sealing asphalt is a process that helps to protect it from the elements and extend its life. In this blog post, we will ...
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All About Asphalt

Asphalt is a material that is used for paving roads, parking lots, and other outdoor surfaces. It is made of asphalt cement and aggregate, which can be either gravel or sand. Asphalt is a durable material that can last for many years with proper maintenance. In this blog post, we ...
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Are You Using Road Salt On Your Asphalt?

Salt is a mineral that is made up of sodium and chloride. It is used all over the world as a food seasoning, but it also has many practical applications. One of these applications is as a deicer for roads in cold climates. Municipalities began using salt on roadways around ...
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Cold Patch Asphalt

Pothole Problems in Winter? It's winter, and you're driving on your driveway or through your parking lot when suddenly there is a pothole in your way. Asphalt can be difficult to work with in cold weather, so potholes are often left unrepaired during winter months because asphalt becomes difficult to ...
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Don't Slip Up This Winter: How to Keep Your Asphalt Safe and Sound

Don’t Slip Up This Winter: How to Keep Your Asphalt Safe and Sound

It's that time of year again – winter! And with winter comes slippery driveways and icy parking lots. If you're not careful, you could end up with a nasty fall and some serious damage to your asphalt. There are some ways to keep your asphalt safe and sound this winter ...
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Use a rubber shovel

Use a rubber shovel

Now that the first snow has fallen, it is officially shoveling season. It’s important to have the right shovel to remove snow easily and quickly from your driveway. If you leave the snow on your driveway and it melts, the water pools and causes your driveway to crack. You should ...
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Full depth asphalt

Full depth asphalt

Full depth asphalt (asphalt pulverization) is a process where the broken layer of asphalt is removed and is blended with a stone base to create a reusable base for a new layer of asphalt. Using full depth asphalt helps to keep water off your driveway for long periods of time ...
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Driveway edging

Driveway edging

Driveway edging creates an aesthetic margin between your driveway and your lawn and it comes with many benefits. Here’s a list of some: Increases your driveway’s lifetime: Edging your driveway helps to protect it from debris which will increase the lifetime of the driveway. It also helps to prevent chipping ...
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Benefits of heated driveways

Benefits of heated driveways

A heated driveway is similar to a heated floor. They help to melt snow and ice from your driveway through pipes that heat up under the driveway. There are two types of heated driveways: hydronic and electric. Although heated driveways can be expensive, there are many benefits that come with ...
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How to Maintain Asphalt in Winter: Causes of Damage and How Magic Seal Can Help

How to Maintain Asphalt in Winter: Causes of Damage and How Magic Seal Can Help

Asphalt is one of the most popular materials for driveways and parking lots because it is durable, easy to maintain, and looks great. However, asphalt can be damaged in winter weather if not properly maintained. Let Baughman Magic Seal protect and maintain your asphalt during the winter season. Causes of ...
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