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A History Lesson On Concrete

Have you ever wondered where concrete comes from? Concrete has been used in countless different ways all over the world, for centuries. The first instance of concrete-like materials being used was in 1300 BC by middle eastern builders, coating the outsides of their clay buildings with a material similar to today’s concrete. Ancient Romans began
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Top 5 Myths About Concrete

There are many myths and misconceptions about concrete construction. Many people have heard these myths and have adopted them as truth, while in reality, there’s no basis of truth to many of these. Today, we will unpack the most common myths about concrete construction.      Mixing water increases slump   The first myth is
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Protecting Your Dogs From Hot Asphalt

Here in the mid-Atlantic, there’s no question that summer can get pretty hot. Asphalt absorbs this heat, making the ground nearly impossible to walk on when temperatures are in the 80s and above.    Not only is the asphalt too hot for you to walk on, it’s too hot for your dog! When walking your
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How Waterproofing Can Benefit Your Business

Did you know that waterproofing is one of the most important steps for maintaining the stability of your property?  Water damage can become costly quickly if you don’t make the necessary efforts to prevent water from entering your business.    While the upfront cost of waterproofing sometimes makes people balk, it is almost always cheaper
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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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Important Things to Ask Your Paving Professional

Starting a paving project is not a subtle investment. In order for a pavement job to be completed to its fullest potential, it requires technical work from a professional. I know we all like to handle certain things around the house to save money. However, a job like this will happen a lot more efficiently
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Top Ways to Keep Pavement Cool

Did you know that dark pavements absorb 80%-95% of sunlight? If you have ever walked outside on the asphalt barefoot in the middle of the summertime this probably isn’t too surprising. Unfortunately, the pavement’s surface isn’t the only thing that becomes hotter. The surrounding air is warmed by the hot pavement creating urban heat islands
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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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