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Winter-Caused Pavement Problems To Tackle This Spring

Donna Campbell Education

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 …

Sinkholes in Your Parking Lot?

aapaving Education

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 …

Sealcoat Does More Than “Just Make It Black”

aapaving Education

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, …

Choosing THE Right Contractor

Nate Olson Education

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! …