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5 Signs It’s Time to Repave Your Parking Lot

February 7, 2018

Your Parking Lot makes the first impression! You’re a proud business owner. You’ve got a solid customer base and you take pride in your business, both from the inner workings to the state of the building itself. Over the years you may have had external repairs and even a new coat of paint, but something

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Winter Maintenance and Spring Cleaning For Your Driveway

January 8, 2018

Steps to take to be sure your driveway survives winter Are you a proud business or homeowner? Do you care about the appearance of your business or home? What about the driveway? When you’re trying to achieve the ultimate in curb appeal, it’s important to consider every aspect of the exterior of your home or

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Five Things Asphalt is Used for in Addition to Your Driveway

December 1, 2017

Asphalt, a most versatile material Asphalt is well-known for being a flexible and versatile paving material. In fact, about 85% of the world’s annual production of asphalt is used to build the safe and attractive roads, paths, and driveways we use every day. But asphalt is capable of doing so much more than providing a

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Asphalt and the Environment

October 30, 2017

Asphalt a natural wonder material From smooth stretches of highway to pristine parking lots, to sweeping arcs of paths and driveways, asphalt can be found almost everywhere you look. Canada is home to the world’s largest natural deposit of asphalt, which is instrumental in helping to build the roadways that connect us all. But have you

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How to Choose a Commercial Paving Company

October 13, 2017

If you’re managing a large commercial paving project, you’ll want to hire a paving company in Vancouver that will get the job done right, and right on schedule. Choosing the right commercial paving company for your paving project will not only save you time and money, it will cut down on potential headaches, delays, and

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Burnaby Blacktop Brings You The History of Asphalt

September 26, 2017

When you think of asphalt, you probably imagine long, sweeping roadways, perfectly paved paths, and pristine parking lots. But asphalt, also known as bitumen, has enjoyed a long and interesting career as an exceptionally versatile construction material. Since asphalt is a naturally occurring resource, its use actually dates back to ancient times. Over the years,

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Asphalt Parking Lot Cleaning Tips

Handy Dandy Asphalt Parking Lot Cleaning Tips

August 24, 2017

Asphalt parking lots or driveways can be difficult to clean, and paying for a professional to do the job can cost you a lot of money! If you don’t have the budget to pay for your asphalt to be cleaned, there are several DIY options that you have. Before you get started to make sure

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Make Your Asphalt Driveway Last Longer

7 Tips to Make Your Asphalt Driveway Last Longer

August 9, 2017

Assuming you had your asphalt paving done by professionals who took the time to do it right – proper drainage installed, good aggregate base, and nice even grading – you can expect it to last a long time. That said as with just about anything you use, doing proper maintenance and caring for your driveway

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Seal Coating

Seal Coating – Helping Your Driveway Go The Distance

April 13, 2017

Seal coating can be a great way to extend the life of your driveway Why should I seal coat my asphalt driveway? When properly paved by professionals an asphalt driveway of the parking lot is both functional and attractive. But let’s face it, they have a tough job to do and are exposed to the elements.

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Driveway Repairs – What To Look Out For

February 14, 2017

Things to look out for when getting your driveway repaired When is it time to get my Driveway repaired? Over the years, your asphalt driveway will deteriorate due to natural aging and other factors.  In Vancouver area the increased snow and ice, colder winter temperatures are also going to add wear and tear. This is

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Paving Your Driveway The Right Way

February 8, 2017

This is the fourth article in our series. Please check out the first three articles – Asphalt -Making the World Run Smoothly, Planning for a new Paved Driveway and Getting the base and basics right for your new TIME TO PAVE YOUR DRIVEWAY! Finally, with all the base and drainage issues are taken care of

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Gravel Base Preparation

Getting the base and basics right for your new Paved Driveway

July 14, 2016

What goes under your pavement makes a big difference In our previous post we discussed the design considerations and planning that should be done prior to paving your driveway. One thing that needs to be considered is if the paving is a new installation or is replacing an old and worn out driveway that is

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Planning for a new Paved Driveway

July 12, 2016

Getting a paved driveway you will love This is the first blog in a series we are preparing to assist the property owner in making the right choices when selecting to have a driveway paved. We will look at both completely new installations and the issues surrounding having an old driveway replaced. First off as

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Asphalt – making the world run smoothly!

July 11, 2016

The Amazing Material called Asphalt What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of asphalt? Probably how nice it looks when there is a shiny new just paved layer of it on your driveway, or office parking lot. But do you know what asphalt is? Did you know that it’s actually

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