Asphalt vs. concrete paving in St. Louis

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 on the application.

How long does concrete last in St. Louis

How Do I Know When to Replace My Concrete?

Concrete typically has a life expectancy of 10 -15 years, depending on its application. But the elements, traffic and lack of maintenance can all shorten the life of concrete. Keeping an eye out for certain telltale signs of concrete failure can help you nip any issues in the bud.

What Causes Concrete to Wear Down?

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

concrete thickness

How Thick Does Concrete Need to Be?

The thickness of concrete depends on its application. You’ll need to consider the soil or sub-grade conditions in the location you’re laying the concrete.

Asphalt over concrete in St. Louis

Can I Overlay Concrete with Asphalt?

From time to time, you’ll find concrete streets and driveways that have an asphalt overlay on them. Putting asphalt over concrete is done for several reasons, but does have its drawbacks.