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Concrete Pavers Looking Worn Out? 2 Ways To Bring Them Back To Life Again

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Concrete pavers look great when they are first laid and stay that way for a long period of time. They will start to look worn down, however, if they have been there for a long time. This is generally due to the weather. If the concrete is porous, water absorbs into it and you could have mold buildup. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to bring your concrete pavers back to life again, two of which are listed below. Read More»

Choosing Paint For Parking Lot Striping

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When you are choosing a paint for parking-lot striping, you need to consider the options that you have to contend with. Temperature, humidity, wind, and barometric pressure can all have an effect on how the paint dries. Traffic, presence of a sealant on the asphalt, and other factors can also effect the performance of a paint. For best results, you need to to take all of these factors into consideration when choosing your paint. Read More»

Driving Safely On Pavement

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Driving on wet, snowy, or icy pavement is a challenge for even the most experienced driver. Modern vehicles have built-in features that help you maintain your proper position on the road, but you can still be subject to scary slips and slides on weather-affected roads. Fortunately, you can learn several driving maneuvers that help keep you safe while driving in inclement weather. Rain Rain can make roads hazardous during any time of the year, but spring rains can be particularly problematic due to their frequency and their output. Read More»

How To Resurface Asphalt

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Asphalt can crack and get gouged over the years from shifting soil, growing branches and normal auto traffic. You will often see asphalt that is patched with ugly crack filler. Fixing asphalt with crack filler is a temporary solution and it does not look nice. It is much better to resurface a whole area, instead of just covering the cracks. Even resurfacing an area as big as a two-car garage driveway is possible if you have the right tools. Read More»

Luxury Driveways: Unique Additions You Can Make To Your Driveway Paving That Are Both Functional And Interesting

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If you are paving your driveway for the first time or you are re-paving your driveway, you might be wondering what you could add to it to make your driveway more interesting. Perhaps you also want some features that are as functional as they are interesting. Either way, you should be able to find a paving contractor (such as one from Branche Industries) who can help you install one or more of the following features in your driveway. Read More»

Three Tips For Making A Wonderful Foundation With Your Parking Lot

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When a person pulls up to your property, they will begin making a judgment about the quality of your business right away – yes, in the parking lot. Since the parking lot is where first impressions occur, you will need to make sure that yours is in the best condition possible. There are some maintenance guidelines that you will need to master in order to keep your parking lot up to professional quality. Read More»

Repairing Cracks And Holes In An Asphalt Patio

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If the asphalt patio on your property has small cracks and holes in its surface, learn how to repair them with the following steps. Once you have patched the asphalt, add a coat of sealer over its surface to protect the patio from additional damage. Materials water hose scrub brush detergent putty knife asphalt crack filler  gravel small shovel cold asphalt patch tamping tool trowel asphalt sealer paint roller roller frame paint tray Clean The Patio And Fill Cracks Read More»

Maintaining Your Apartment Complex's Parking Lot

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If you are the landlord for a small apartment complex, and your tenants have their own asphalt parking lot for their vehicles, you will want to do maintenance regularly to this area to keep tenants, guests, and their vehicles safe from injury or damage. Small holes and cracks can quickly escalate into larger problems if exposed to inclement weather and from the wear and tear from the weight of vehicles, making it necessary to check your lot every few months so you avoid excessive damaged areas. Read More»

Maintenance Tips For A Paver Driveway

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Concrete pavers are an attractive alternative to standard cement or asphalt driveways, especially if you opt for a brick, cobblestone, or natural stone look. Although pavers are long-lasting, they will require some basic maintenance if you want to keep your drive looking like new for many years. Start With A Seal Paver driveways are typically constructed by laying pavers over a gravel and sand base. They can be finished with mortar, or you may opt for sand-filled joints. Read More»

Best Pavers For Residential Driveways

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Now that the sun is beginning to come out, many homeowners will be considering repaving their old or beaten up driveways. There are many paving options on the market right now, but you need to be sure you’re choosing the right material for your family’s needs. Here are some of the top paving materials to help revamp your driveway. Asphalt Asphalt is among the most common materials used for paving driveways, and for good reason too. Read More»