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How Often Should Asphalt Be Resurfaced?

October 30, 2019

One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from clients is how long they can expect their asphalt to last before it needs to be resurfaced. This is an understandable question, as people who have just put a bunch of money into asphalt paving on their property will want to make sure they’re getting a full return on that investment. The accurate answer is “it depends.” There are a variety of factors that influence how long you can expect your asphalt to last before you need to resurface again. Consider whether it’s a brand-new surface or an overlay, the... View Article

Signs Your Road May Need Repaving

October 16, 2019

Your asphalt surfaces represent a significant amount of square footage on your property, so it’s important that you do what you can to keep them in good condition. Asphalt needs some regular maintenance and occasional repairs to ensure it will last for years to come. Here are just a few signs your asphalt needs repairs, and that you should seek out a trusted asphalt contractor in Kentucky for assistance: Buckling or warping surfaces: Healthy asphalt should appear level and stable. If you start to see waves in the surface, or what appears to be warped sections, this could be indicative... View Article

A Quick Look at Potholes and How They Form

September 30, 2019

Encountering potholes while driving is an all-too-familiar problem for motorists. Potholes are considered a form of asphalt failure that’s brought about by the combination of traffic pressure and water. Unfortunately, it’s almost impossible to prevent potholes from developing. From the causes to repairs to prevention, below is a list of the most common questions people have about potholes in Kentucky. What is a pothole? In asphalt, a pothole can be described as an unevenly cracked area in the surface where the paving material has been worn or washed away. The size of potholes range in diameter from a few inches... View Article

Six Reasons to Choose Asphalt Over Concrete in Kentucky for Paved Roads

September 16, 2019

There was a time when concrete was the choice material for paving projects. Today, however, builders prefer using asphalt to pave roads and create other paved surfaces. You’re probably wondering why asphalt paving, rather than concrete paving, is considered the better choice. To help you understand, let’s first look at how asphalt and concrete are made: Concrete: When an aggregate (like sand and crushed rock), cement and water are combined, you get concrete. The binder ingredient in concrete is the cement, which holds the aggregate together as it dries and hardens. The mixture dries into a stiff, inflexible solid that... View Article

Are There Different Types of Asphalt?

August 30, 2019

If you’re looking at options for paving your driveway or lot, you may be considering asphalt. However, even if you’ve decided that asphalt is the best material for your project, you may not know that there are several different types of asphalt in Kentucky to choose from. Learn more about the different asphalt types in Kentucky below, and choose the type that’s best for your project so you have the best quality lot or driveway possible. The different grades of asphalt The first thing to know about your options when it comes to types of asphalt in Kentucky is that... View Article

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