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Three Signs You Need To Resurface Your Driveway

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Driveway resurfacing is an asphalt repair process that consists of simply scraping off the worn top layer of pavement and laying down a fresh new surface. This helps eliminate some of the damage that your driveway may have endured due to varied weather conditions and leaking liquids from your vehicle and restores the appearance and structural integrity of your driveway. Understanding some of the warning signs associated with a driveway that is in poor condition and due for a resurfacing can help you determine when it’s time for you to get in touch with a paving contractor from a place like Mariotti Site Development Co Inc.…

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Hiring A Paving Contractor For A New Driveway? Other Projects They Can Do For You

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If you are hiring a paving contactor to install a new driveway for you, there are other projects they can do for you. This is the perfect time to do these things as you will not have to make an appointment for them to come back later. Below are two of these projects so you can get started. Install Garden Edging If you have flower gardens in your yard, you need to have an edging around them.…

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Why You Should Consider Concrete As A Building Material

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One of the most commonly used materials in construction is concrete. This material is known to be extremely durable, long lasting, and in many instances, the material can be absolutely beautiful. The word beautiful may not be an adjective that you would think of when thinking of concrete. Most of the time when people think of concrete they think of the gray sidewalk. However, there are a lot of different aspects of concrete that you may not be aware of.…

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4 Mistakes to Avoid After Having an Asphalt Driveway Installed

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A paved asphalt driveway can improve curb appeal and increase the value of your home. But when you make the financial investment to hire an asphalt paving company to lay a driveway for you, it is important to know how to take care of your new driveway and keep it looking great. If you’re planning on getting a new asphalt driveway in the near future, avoid the following mistakes. Parking on the Driveway Too Soon…

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2 Tips for Repairing & Preventing Damage on Your Asphalt Driveway

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Your asphalt driveway is an investment you want to last for many years. To accomplish this, here are two tips to help you when repairing and preventing damage to your asphalt driveway. Prepare & Clean the Asphalt Damage for Repairs If you are completing your own asphalt damage, such as with cracks or potholes, be sure to remove any debris, vegetation growth, and large chunks of broken asphalt from inside the cracks or holes.…

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A Few Things To Know About Sealing Your Asphalt Driveway

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Sealing your asphalt driveway protects it from oil stains, sun damage and rain penetration. A sealcoat make your driveway look like new because it gives it a darker, uniform color. It can even extend the life of the asphalt by protecting it from cracks and potholes. You can hire a paving contractor to do the job, or you might be able to do it yourself. Just be sure you understand the process, because once you start, you have to keep working so the sealant dries evenly.…

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3 Tips For Turning An Empty Lot Into A Parking Lot

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What many may not realize is that an empty lot can be a great investment. Many purchase a lot with plans to eventually build some type of building on it. One thing that investors should consider is building a parking lot instead. Parking lots are a great way to generate regular income and can be very profitable. They are also a great investment in highly populated areas where there is a lot of traffic.…

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Protecting An Asphalt Parking Lot From Two Common Forms Of Damage

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There is no doubt that asphalt is one of the most durable paving materials available today. Yet unless you take proper care of your asphalt, you may find it needing to be replaced long before it should. If you would like to improve your knowledge of common asphalt issues, read on. This article will discuss two frequent problems and how to address them. Motor Oil Most everybody is familiar with the negative appearance of an oil-stained asphalt parking lot.…

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How Concrete Repairs Can Help Preserve the Structural Integrity of Your Home

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Prospective home buyers need to be aware of several details about the homes they are considering for purchase. If you have found a house you want to buy, making sure its structural integrity is strong is extremely important. Learn more about the signs of structural damage in a home with a concrete foundation. Starting in the Basement Signs of moisture in the basement can mean structural damage has already happened. How long the moisture issue has gone unchecked determines how much structural compromise you will be dealing with if you buy the home.…

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Considering Hydroseed For Your New Lawn? Four Things To Know

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When you buy a home that’s a new construction on a brand new lot, you need to decide how you want to create your lawn. You can have sod applied if you want something that’s already green, but if you want to be more selective about your grass seed, you might want to think about hydroseeding. Here are some of the things that you should know about hydroseeding before you make a decision.…

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