Repair A Concrete Sidewalk That Has A Long Crack In Its Surface

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If a piece of heavy equipment accidentally fell onto the concrete sidewalk in front of the business that you own and has formed a long crack in its surface, successfully patch the damaged area and improve the appearance of the walkway by completing the following instructions. Materials Needed broom dustpan shop vacuum (with hose attachment) water hose commercial-strength cleaner for concrete long-handled scrub brush degreasing agent container of concrete patch compound handheld shovel trowel tamping tool bucket of sealant (designed for concrete) mixing stick paint roller signs Remove Loose Concrete And Clean The Sidewalk's Surface

7 August 2016

2 Factors That Can Influence Asphalt Compaction

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No aspect of asphalt installation is quite as important as compaction, especially where the ultimate lifespan of the pavement is concerned. Yet many people fail to realize that all types of asphalt will compact in the same way. Whether you work in the paving industry, or are simply a homeowner hoping to learn more about asphalt, read on. This article will discuss two key factors that help to determine the way a particular asphalt will behave during the compaction process.

5 August 2016

Answers to a Few Questions About Driveway Potholes

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Damage to your driveway can be essential for you to repair. However, it is a fairly common issue for homeowners to be uninformed about the steps that are needed to care for this part of the home. In particular, potholes can be a common problem with driveways. Once you have learned the answers to the following few questions, you will find yourself better prepared to address this routine problem. What Causes a Pothole to Form?

5 August 2016

Caring For Your New Asphalt Driveway: Tips To Keep It Nice For Years

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An asphalt driveway can be very beneficial to you. It's an affordable way to add a driveway to your home, and with the right installation and care can last as long as the more-expensive concrete alternative. Here are tips to keep your new asphalt driveway protected and nice for years. Sealcoating Sealcoating is an excellent way to give your asphalt driveway a fresh appeal while protecting it against erosion, cracks, uneven wear, and more.

4 August 2016

Caring For Your Asphalt Driveway In The Winter

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Your asphalt driveway needs special care during the winter months to avoid damage from snow and ice. Putting a plan in place to care for the driveway now can prevent potholes and cracks from taking over the asphalt. Here are a few things you should add to your winter driveway checklist. Have Your Driveway Sealcoated Asphalt driveways may not need to be replaced often, but they do need to be sealcoated occasionally.

3 August 2016

Four Ways To Make Your Parking Lot Safer For Pedestrians

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Your parking lot is where your customers go from being motorists to pedestrians—which means that they're exposed to danger if the parking lot isn't well-maintained. You can look out for the safety and well-being of your customers—while simultaneously reducing the risk you run of lawsuits due to injuries—by taking the following steps. 1.) Improve your lot's lighting. Generally speaking, if your lighting is more than ten years old, it's probably outdated.

1 August 2016

Asphalt Parking Lot Maintenance Tips

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Keeping a parking lot in good repair begins the moment it is installed. Sunlight, rain, wind, and traffic all begin wearing down the asphalt. By implementing an immediate maintenance routine, you can prolong the life of the parking lot and minimize the need for a premature replacement. The following tips can help. Tip #1: Apply an asphalt sealant New asphalt can take several months to cure, but once it has cured, it is time to consider sealing.

10 May 2016