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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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Things to Consider Before Sealing Asphalt

Pavement sealcoating is a process that protects asphalt surfaces from the damaging effects of weathering. It provides protection to both new and older pavement in all types of climates. Pavement sealcoat also prevents water from penetrating the surface, which can lead to potholes and other costly repairs. Sealing asphalt is ...
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Autumn Asphalt Maintenance Checklist

The surface of your asphalt is incredibly important. Not only does it need to be smooth and free from cracks, but also strong enough to withstand the wear and tear that comes with weathering. Unfortunately, not all asphalt is created equal. If your parking lot is starting to show signs ...
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Should You Worry About Standing Water?

With the recent rain showers in the weather it's important to take a look at your parking lot or driveway. If you've started to notice water pooling in places you could have a potential problem. Standing water on your pavement is a destructive situation that can lead to costly repairs, ...
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Cleaning and Maintaining Your Asphalt Driveway

Asphalt driveways are the perfect solution for homeowners who want a durable, low-maintenance driveway that can withstand all of the elements. And, as a homeowner in Buffalo, you understand just how greatly the elements–from snow to sun to heavy rain–can affect your driveway. Asphalt is affordable and easy to maintain, ...
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Spring Asphalt Cleaning Tips

A properly installed and well-maintained asphalt driveway or parking lot can typically last 15 years or longer depending on the climate. For many businesses, the parking lot may not seem like a priority to clean and maintain but make no mistake, your parking lot is a person’s first impression of ...
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Tips for making your parking lot look brand new

Tips for making your parking lot look brand new

Making your parking lot look brand new helps to make your business look more aesthetically pleasing which helps to bring in more customers. Here are some tips for making your parking lot look brand new: Fill in any cracks/potholes: Cracks and potholes not only make your parking lot look old, ...
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Driveways that last the longest

Driveways that last the longest

You want to choose a material for your driveway that is durable and will last a long time. The driveways that last the longest are concrete, asphalt, and cobblestone. Concrete: Concrete is one of the most popular driveway materials because it works well in any climate. Concrete is super durable ...
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Best asphalt mixes for your parking lot

Best asphalt mixes for your parking lot

There are different types of asphalt mixes you can use for your parking lot and knowing which one you use helps you to repair and maintain your asphalt easier. Here is a list of a few asphalt mixes: Porous asphalt: Porous asphalt works great in areas that experience a lot ...
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Causes of driveway damage

Causes of driveway damage

Asphalt is a very durable material for driveways, but can be damaged by a few things: Rock salt: You may be tempted to use rock salt to de-ice your driveway, but it is more damaging than it is helpful. Rock salt actually increases the amount of times water freezes and ...
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Wash your driveway from time to time

Wash your driveway from time to time

Washing your driveway from time to time helps to get rid of any debris on your driveway. From time to time, oil, grease, and dirt build up on your driveway and can make it look unpleasant. Using a power washer can help to get these things off your driveway and ...
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Edge cracks in asphalt

Edge cracks in asphalt

Edge cracks are a common problem in asphalt pavement. Edge cracks are longitudinal cracks that form about on the outer edges of pavement. They are mostly caused by heavy traffic near the edge of the pavement, poor drainage, and asphalt shrinkage. The best way to fix edge cracks in asphalt ...
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