Roads and parking lots often develop deep divots and pockmarks called potholes.
The formation of these potholes is a complex process which can be caused both by nature and by road construction. Most potholes appear in spring, as a result of the freeze/ thaw action that follows winter.
Here are 12 Cool Facts About the History of Asphalt:
1. The ancient Babylonians (a Mesopotamian culture, located in present-day Iraq) were the first to mix sand and stone with natural tar to make a building material, circa 625 BC.
2. By the early 1700’s, Europeans were usin
The documentary program "How It's Made" (broadcast on Discovery Channel and Science Channel ) has a segment on how paving asphalt is made.
It's a great video with full demonstrations of the whole process, watch it below.
If you've never heard of the program, "How It's Made" shows how common,
No matter what professional service you’re contemplating, being an informed consumer will always save you time, money and irritation in the long run.
Of course, this pertains to the asphalt paving industry as well! Here are three points to consider when looking for a quality asphalt paving comp
Make a great first impression!
You may lose business if your parking lot is turning people off right from the start.
It's better to regularly maintain your lot,than ignore the potholes that are popping up right in front of you.
Don't wait until you have to do a complete - and costly - resur
Seal those cracks before they become a big problem!
Here are some fun facts you may not know about crack sealing:
It's the most cost effective way to maintain your asphalt
It extends the life of asphalt by preventing water damage to the sub-base
Cracks need to be
Here Are The Top 5 Seal Coating FAQ's We Get Asked:
Why is it important to seal coat pavement?
Seal coating should be a part of your pavement's Preventative Maintenance Program. Spend a little now to save a LOT later.
How long does seal coating last?
It depends on how old your pavemen
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