An Outdoor Oasis

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An Outdoor Oasis

Some of my fondest memories were made in the backyard of my childhood home. I adored spending time outside with my two dogs. I also loved to play volleyball and basketball with my family members and friends. Do you have kids who always seem to have excessive energy to burn? If your kids get tired of staying indoors when at home, consider hiring a paving contractor to build a sports court in your backyard. After determining what type of sports your kids enjoy playing, your paving contactor can likely suggest what size and type of court you’ll need. On this blog, I hope you will discover how a paving contractor can help you get the backyard of your dreams. Enjoy!

What Causes Asphalt Driveways To Crack, Fade And Fall Apart?

When it's first installed, your asphalt driveway will be a beautiful, rich black color. It will have well-trimmed edges with a smooth, gently sloping surface that will allow rain to run off the sides. Your freshly laid asphalt driveway will be water and chemical resistant. Over time, the rich black color of your driveway will fade until the surface appears to be a light gray or whitish color. Water will begin to soak into the driveway, instead of running off the sides, as it used to. Read More 

How Can You Tell If Your Asphalt Driveway Needs Sealcoating Or Repaving?

As driveways age, they begin to fade, absorb water and develop cracks. If caught early, sealcoating is often enough to protect the asphalt and prevent development of future cracks. Once the driveway progresses to an advanced state of disrepair, repaving is the only real solution. Since sealcoating is something that DIYers can do on their own, and repaving must be done by an asphalt paving contractor, being able to identify which solution your driveway requires can help you get started on the appropriate course of action. Read More