A Better Paving Material for Retail Parking Lots

If you need to pave a retail parking lot, there are a lot of different things you’ll need to take into consideration. Saving money is one thing that almost everyone considers important, but there are other features to consider as well. Stormwater detention is something every parking lot has to deal with, for instance.  Eco-friendliness, […]

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How to Approach Dust Control in Mines

Mining is one of the most dangerous jobs on Earth. Mines pose a risk of collapsing, and they also stir up so much dust during normal operations that it becomes a health hazard to everyone in the vicinity. Miners have to deal with dust in the actual mines, and then on the surrounding roadways as […]

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How Permeable Pavers are Improving Public Parks

When you think of permeable pavement, you might envision parking lots or sidewalks made from material like permeable asphalt, concrete, or pavers. Parks can also benefit from permeable pavers. In fact, one type of permeable paver is able to improve parks in ways that other types can’t.  Let’s review the permeable paver that can have […]

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9 Long Rural Country Driveway Design Ideas

Country homes often have very long driveways. They’re different from suburban driveways because they need to be built from materials that don’t require a lot of regular maintenance due to their length and location. They also need to be able to stand up to long hours in the sun in most areas. Rural Driveway Design […]

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Asphalt Damage and Distress: 13 Types of Pavement Deterioration 

Asphalt is one of the most common types of paving material available today. The majority of parking lots are built with asphalt, which is found in many other paving applications as well. What many people don’t realize, however, is that using asphalt has many downsides. The biggest one is probably the sheer variety of damage […]

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Why TRUEGRID is a Great Choice for Your RV Parking

If you’ve ever owned an RV, you know that having a dedicated parking space is preferable to parking it on the street or in your driveway. RVs are generally too big to fit in a garage and heavy enough to leave indentations and tracks in your yard.  Of course, you might be the owner of […]

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How to Meet or Exceed Commercial Parking Lot Paving Standards

If you need to build a commercial parking lot, it has to meet a set of standards to comply with local codes and function as you need it to. Depending on the size of your lot and how much/what kind of traffic you expect it to see on a daily basis, there are a number […]

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5 Problems with Clay Brick Pavers

Clay brick pavers are commonly used in both commercial and residential paved areas. They are found in walkways, sidewalks, fire lanes, and other paved areas that expect regular traffic and need to bear weight. Disadvantages of Clay Brick Pavers While some people appreciate the look of clay brick pavers, they can pose a lot of […]

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Infographic: Comparing Commercial Paving Materials

The ability to hold heavy loads is critical for any commercial paving project. Luckily, there are three commercial paving materials options to choose from when designing your lot: Asphalt, Concrete, and High-Grade Recycled Plastic Pavers filled with gravel or grass. It’s no secret that asphalt is the most widely used paving material, but why is […]

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Project Spotlight: Auto Auction Inventory Lot

In Houston, Texas, the Cox Automotive Group needed a large car and truck inventory lot for auto auctions for commercial dealerships. It had already purchased the land for a 653,400 square foot concrete parking lot, 4 acres of which was to be designated as a detention pond. The plan was to install impervious concrete and […]

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