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Category Archives: Asphalt

Why Choose Asphalt for Your Commercial Project

Many people have heard of asphalt, but few know what it actually is or why it’s used on commercial projects. When it comes to investing in a commercial parking lot, you want to select a material that looks nice, is easy to maintain, and affordable. Asphalt is the right material for the job! We’re sharing
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How Asphalt Grading Can Help Your Business

Every new project and creation needs a starting point, in other words, a foundation. Building a firm foundation makes for a much more efficient process down the road. Drawing the outline for something can seem daunting at first, especially when you are eager to complete a project. However, establishing the groundwork before the project takes
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3 Benefits Of Paving In The Summertime

The summer time is not only good for it’s nice warm weather, but it is also the perfect season to begin asphalt paving. Weather has an influence over how easy or difficult it is to lay asphalt. Asphalt paving is a good solution to fix your pavement needs, see why paving in the Summertime is
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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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