If your home has a finished basement, you may have equipment and systems that help protect your home from water damage. This can include things like foundation drain systems, which protect your basement from water and moisture. You may also have a sump pump and well that removes drain water and the waste from plumbing in your basement. Here are some of the systems your basement has and the repairs and maintenance that they will require:
16 November 2015
Asphalt paving is a very popular choice for parking lots, both durable and flexible. But it's not usually considered "green." By using porous asphalt and making your parking lot permeable to water, however, you can turn that paved area into an environmentally friendly piece of pavement. Why Should You Consider Porous Asphalt? Porous asphalt reduces the demand on storm sewer systems; if you are building your parking lot in an area where the local government charges storm-water fees to owners of paved areas, check to see whether they offer reduced fees for using permeable pavement.
10 August 2015
Your driveway is the first aesthetic component of your home that people notice, so it shouldn't be overlooked or allowed to deteriorate. If you are planning to install a new driveway, you may be considering what type of material could best suit you. Asphalt and gravel are some of the most used materials, as they are both affordable and easy to install. However, each material provides a unique set of pros and cons.
28 July 2015
If you have an asphalt driveway, you'll want to do what it takes to keep it looking great over the years. Unfortunately, damage will happen over the years from normal wear and tear. It is important to repair damage as soon as possible, because leaving them alone will only cause the damage to get bigger over time. Here are three ways that it asphalt can be repaired. Throw-and-Roll Method A quick and easy way to fill a pothole is to use the throw-and-roll method.
13 July 2015