Common Questions

We know you may have a lot of questions when it comes to asphalt and concrete paving.  You probably don’t think about this stuff all that often.  But we do.

From time to time we’ll publish answers to some of the common questions we frequently hear.  If you have any other questions you don’t see here, please reach out to us.

What is the Best Time to Install a French Drain?

There are a couple of key considerations you should think about when determining the best time to install a French Drain. Read More...

Asphalt Curing Time: How Long Will Your Parking Lot be Closed?

New asphalt needs time to cool before you allow traffic on it, which is known as “asphalt curing time.” Unlike concrete which “cures” in the first few days of installation, new asphalt can be driven on as soon as it’s rolled and cool. Read More...

Can I Overlay Concrete with Asphalt?

Depending on how bad the concrete is before you do an asphalt overlay will determine how long the asphalt overlay will last. Read More...

How Thick Does Concrete Need to Be?

The thickness of concrete depends on its application. It also depends on its location and purpose. Read More...

Parking Lot Drainage: What is It and Why Does It Matter?

It’s easy to overlook parking lot drainage since, if done right, it’s largely invisible. But when done wrong (or overlooked altogether), you may be left with a serious water issue on your hands. Read More...

What Causes Concrete to Wear Down?

Concrete doesn’t wear down, so to speak. More likely it fails because of age or underlying causes. Read More...

What Questions Should You Ask a Paving Contractor?

By asking a few key questions, you’ll be able to ensure you’re getting higher quality bids and ultimately choosing a paving contractor well suited for your project. Read More...

How Do I Know When to Replace My Concrete?

Keeping an eye out for certain telltale signs of concrete failure can help you nip any issues in the bud. Read More...

Asphalt Explained: How Asphalt Works

What is asphalt? A miracle product. Asphalt is a combination of sand and rock held together by oil. Read More...

Asphalt vs. Concrete: Which Should You Use for Your Paving Project?

We get asked about using asphalt vs. concrete frequently. The answer is... it depends. But here are a few things to consider. Read More...

Asphalt Overlay: What is It and Who Needs It?

An asphalt overlay is a new mat of asphalt applied to an existing concrete or asphalt surface. Read More...