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3 Stormwater Drainage Problems For Associations

June 6th, 2019
HOAs and condo associations are responsible for maintaining proper drainage infrastructure to prevent flooding.

Seattle has a ‘rainy city’ reputation, but did you know that Chicago is right behind Seattle for average annual rainfall? While Seattle’s rainfall is typically a steady drip, Chicagoland sees downpours that can lead to flooding and drainage problems. Conducting regular structural and functional maintenance of your drainage infrastructure will help with flood control and pollutant removal. Proper drainage will help extend the life of your pavement and reduce your annual paving costs. Common Causes of Drainage Problems for HOAs Here are the three most common drainage issues an HOA might face, their impact, and how to solve them. 1….

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Winter-Caused Pavement Problems To Tackle This Spring

April 25th, 2019
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Our Midwest seasonal freezing and thawing cycle is brutal on pavement. This winter brought wide temperature swings, and we’re just now starting to see the damage. It’s not just the temperatures that are to blame for springtime potholes. De-icing materials (like commercial-grade rock salt) compromise protective sealcoating and breakdown asphalt and concrete over time. Pavement Damage Caused By Freezing, Thawing and De-icing Take a quick springtime walk just about anywhere right now and you’ll see driveways heaving, curbs splitting, and roads pitted with potholes. See if you can spot any of the following in your neighborhood. Heaving Heaving is caused by…

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A&A Paving Bringing Leadership Training to Mexico

November 2nd, 2018
Global Leadership Summit (GLS)

A&A Paving Contractors, Inc. enthusiastically supports the tremendous efforts of the Global Leadership Summit (GLS), and to-date has funded 11 Summit sites throughout Mexico, including Cuernavaca, Piedras Negras, Salitillo, and Xalapa. Each year, the Summit is held throughout the world to provide extraordinary leadership training for individuals who inspire and lead within their local churches, communities and businesses. Based on the belief “everyone has influence,” from stay-at-home moms, to pastors, to CEOs, the GLS provides a unique blend of vision and inspiration. The practical leadership skills which participants gain from the GLS has been transforming communities, churches and businesses worldwide….

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Proud To Pave It Forward “FOR THE 10”

October 17th, 2018
For The 10 Golf Outing 2018

On Thursday, October 4, 2018, A&A Paving wholeheartedly supported the 2nd Annual “For the 10” Golf Outing, held at Itasca Country Club. This annual event is one of several initiatives sponsored by Mission Church’s “For the 10” – including The Global Leadership Summit, Project Just Start, the Holiday Gift Mark, DuPage PADS and the Extra Mile Award. “For the 10” is an organization which exists to serve people by identifying and supporting needs within 10 nearby communities – often in unprecedented ways. Without strings attached, Mission Church achieves this vision by funding and organizing exceptional initiatives that meet tangible needs…

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Dave Pawelek joins A&A Paving Contractors as VP of Operations

September 19th, 2018
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A&A Paving Contractors, Inc. is pleased to welcome Dave Pawelek as Vice President of Operations.  Dave joins the A&A Paving team with 20 years of experience with strategic leadership and relationship building with customers and team members alike.  In addition to overseeing day-to-day operations, Dave will add value to the A&A Paving culture.  We are excited for the opportunities Dave will bring to A&A Paving as we embark on a new chapter for our company.

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A&A Paving Top Contractor Again

June 14th, 2018
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For the fifth consecutive year, Pavement Maintenance and Reconstruction Magazine has named A&A Paving one of the nation’s Top Contractors in 2018. Paving Maintenance and Reconstruction has over 30 years of publishing experience and is a leading magazine in the pavement industry. We would like to thank our team, our customers, and Pavement Maintenance and Reconstruction Magazine!

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Giving Hope with Phil’s Friends

January 30th, 2018
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On January 16th, A&A Paving was fortunate enough to partner with the Bloomindale-Roselle Rotary club to serve at Phil’s Friends in Roselle. Phil’s Friends is a non-profit organization dedicated to “providing support and hope to those affected by cancer.”  Using care packages, notes of support called Cards of Hope, and volunteer visitors, Phil’s Friends attempts to give hope to those in dealing with cancer. Along with the Bloomingdale-Roselle Rotary Club, A&A Paving created cards and care packages to be delivered to cancer patients.  These packages and cards provide support to people struggling through cancer and their families. The Bloomindale-Roselle Rotary…

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Sinkholes in Your Parking Lot?

January 18th, 2018

We treat parking lots a lot like many of us treat our health; we typically wait to call the professional and have them take a look until an issue becomes visible. As a parking lot contractor, we receive many calls throughout the season regarding actual sinkholes which have formed within our customers’ lots and the majority of them occur within close proximity to a catch basin(sewer) designed to remove water from the lot. When these issues occur, in the same way we want a doctor to approach our health, we want to inform our customers on the actual root of…

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Sealcoat Does More Than “Just Make It Black”

January 11th, 2018

I can’t tell you how many times this comment has been communicated to me when speaking about sealcoating a parking lot. As I mentioned in my previous article, preventative maintenance is the key to a long-lasting parking lot. Within our goal of #pavingitforward is a commitment to provide education to the property managers that we serve. With that being said, I must address the benefits sealcoating provides as part of a pavement maintenance plan. It may seem as though you are saving money by delaying necessary repairs and sealcoating. However, much like the majority of the medical community will agree…

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Choosing THE Right Contractor

December 19th, 2017

The Winter season is THE best time to get a contract in place for your Spring parking lot projects. The last of the asphalt plants close around the beginning of December so it allows for time for contractors to look at your project outside of the busy construction season and most often will give you the opportunity for better pricing! There is no shortage of commercial parking lot paving contractors within the Chicagoland market. For example, a quick search on The Better Business Bureau website using the term “paving contractor” specific to our area will provide a result of 297…

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