Rust Stains in Your Driveway

Does your asphalt have rust stains? Asphalt, also known as asphalt concrete, is typically a mixture of 95% aggregates (stone, sand and gravel) and 5% asphalt cement. Asphalt cement has a highly viscous nature so it must be heated in order to mix with the aggregate....

Choosing a Reputable Sealcoating Contractor

Spring has arrived in central Ohio and for many homeowners and property managers that means sealcoating the asphalt (blacktop) driveway or parking lot. Choosing the best sealcoating company can seem like a daunting task. In this article I’m going to point out some of...

How Often Should I Sealcoat My Driveway?

The short answer is every two years. I’ve read some articles in the local newspaper by the “know it all” jack of all trades, columnist who gets paid to write about various home improvement projects. He may or may not be qualified to expound on every...

Why Sealcoating Makes “Cents.”

Sealcoating is a true “barrier coat” between asphalt surfaces and the destructive elements. The term “sealcoating” means keeping the redeeming properties of asphalt sealed in to prolong the pavement life and preserve its functional properties. The primary reason to...

A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Driveway Sealing

So, you’re thinking about sealcoating your asphalt driveway? I could start by recommending you have the work done by a trusted contractor but that’s not why you came here. You want the inside scoop on how to do it yourself. An asphalt driveway is an investment that is...

Your Lot is the Face of your Business

Practicing effectual parking lot maintenance is vital to maintaining a professional exterior at any commercial facility. Your lot is the face of your business, so it needs to be kept clean, smooth, and free of debris. This makes contracting a scheduled sweeping and...