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Category Archives: Asphalt

Everything You Need To Know About Asphalt Paving

Have you ever approached a business for the first time and noticed a cracked, uneven parking lot filled with potholes? Not only is this dangerous for employees and customers, but it also creates a wrong first impression for the company. If this is the case for your business, it may be time to redo your
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The Differences Between Asphalt & Blacktop

While the terms “blacktop” and “asphalt” may be used interchangeably, they actually mean two different things.    While asphalt is mainly composed of filler, binder, and aggregates (crushed rock, gravel, etc.), blacktop has a higher blend of stone and must be heated to a higher temperature (300 degrees Fahrenheit). However, blacktop is technically a type
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3 Tips for Re-striping Your Parking Lot

Have you ever pulled into a parking lot and tried to park but struggled to find a space? It is natural for parking lot stripes to wear over time, but hard-to-see lines make for a parking lot that is difficult to navigate.  To avoid customer confusion, be sure to maintain your parking lot stripes regularly,
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Pavement Safety Tips To Prevent Injury

The first thing a person notices when they approach a business is the parking lot. When first pulling into the parking lot to look for space, a person will typically look all around them and be cautious of any potholes or debris they may encounter. With this said, maintaining a business parking lot should be
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The Top 3 Ways Students Can Wreck Your Campus Parking Lot

In most states across the country, students have returned to the classroom in one way or another. Whether it be full-time or through a hybrid model, students are driving back to campuses everywhere, eager to return to in-person learning.  However, with this added traffic comes potential wear and tear to your parking lot. To prevent
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Hot Stuff: Asphalt Pouring is Better When It’s Warmer

Many of Pro-Pave’s clients want to know what time of year is best for their asphalt pouring job. It’s a somewhat tricky question to answer, as asphalt can technically be poured throughout the year, depending on the demands of the project and variables including time and location. That being said, summer is a prime time
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The ABC’s of Commercial Asphalt Construction

Winter break is over and school is back in session. Your guest professor for the day will be Pro-Pave, Inc., and the class? The ABC’s of Commercial Asphalt Construction. You say you’re in the market for a paving contractor, but simply don’t have time for an in-depth course about the inner-workings of the industry? No
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How to Achieve Optimal Pavement Safety at Your Property

For a moment, imagine your office complex as a safe harbor situated amidst a black sea of asphalt and concrete reefs – the only direct passage to the port in the storm that your company provides. When calm, that sea can be an enchanting and captivating vista, but unmaintained, its surface can become choppy and
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4 Ways to Keep Your Cool While Walking on Hot Pavement

We’ve already encountered some sweltering days this summer, with more, undoubtedly, on the horizon. While walking on hot pavement is not quite the hardship it used to be prior to the advent of footwear (thank you, flip flops!), anyone who has ever shimmied, squealing, from the side of the pool to the sweet relief of
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4 Ways to Recognize Quality Asphalt and Concrete Work

Presentation is everything. By now, you know that the visual aesthetics of your commercial property influence how prospective clients perceive your abilities and worth. Cracked, uneven blacktop or unsightly blemishes in your concrete driveway will simply not suffice. We recently shared “4 Good Reasons to Hire a Professional Paver in Washington, D.C.”, and perhaps the
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