How to Stabilize Pea Gravel Driveways & Walkways

Gravel driveways and walkways have their own distinct appeal, and one of the most popular types among homeowners is pea gravel. Pea gravel is usually made up of small rocks and stones about the size of green peas, hence the name.  Pea gravel is small enough to form a solid, level surface for walking and […]

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A Breakdown of Parking Lot Maintenance Costs

If you’re a business owner or in charge of developing the budget for a piece of property with a parking lot, you know that parking lot maintenance is often a sizable chunk of the expense.  Most parking lots are made from materials like asphalt and concrete, so they are constantly in a state of erosion […]

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How to Stabilize a Steep Gravel Driveway

Having a sloped driveway can be a big challenge, especially if you want yours to be made of gravel. A gravel driveway on a slope presents a number of challenges to homeowners.  Gravel is known for certain characteristics when used in a driveway and having gravel on a slope can exacerbate these issues. However, if […]

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Blacktop vs. Concrete: The Best Material for Driveways and Parking Lots

When it comes to paving areas like parking lots and driveways, two materials usually come to mind, concrete and asphalt. Asphalt, otherwise known as blacktop, is similar to concrete in terms of performance and cost but does differ a bit.  Whether you’re looking to pave a parking lot or you’re wondering if you should install […]

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How to Prevent Potholes in Parking Lots

Everybody hates potholes. Potholes are a major nuisance for parking lots of all shapes and sizes. So, how to prevent potholes? Many business owners disregard parking lot damage like potholes as insignificant because they’re usually smaller in size and the speed of traffic going over them isn’t very fast. But, despite appearances, parking lot potholes can […]

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The 5 Best Gravel for Driveway Types and a Better Paving Alternative

Many people think of gravel driveways as a low-cost, budget option, but the best gravels for driveways have evolved into something stylish. Now, there are multiple varieties of gravel driveways that are not only durable, but functional and decorative as well.  Some types of gravel driveways still have some vulnerabilities and potential downsides in the […]

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How to Create Sustainable and Durable Industrial Pavement

Commercial and industrial buildings need industrial pavement that can handle their needs. Too many builders, owners, architects, and designers gravitate towards inferior types of pavement when it comes to building their parking lots, roadways, sidewalks, and other areas around their buildings.  For lots that experience heavy traffic, large vehicles, and heavy equipment, asphalt and concrete […]

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The Best Eco-Friendly Paving for Universities

Universities tend to be some of the most forward-thinking places on Earth. Especially when it comes to environmental awareness, they’re always looking for the latest and greatest technology to help reduce carbon emissions and promote sustainability. Impermeable pavement like concrete and asphalt is one of the largest producers of carbon emissions that we have, which […]

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7 Commercial Hardscape Design Ideas

If you own a commercial business, you want your exterior paving to look as nice as possible. Having a beautiful exterior hardscape design for your business sends a message to everyone who visits. It leaves an impression and helps to better represent your company. Plain concrete walkways are boring. If you really want to make […]

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3 Alternative Materials that Help Shrink Concrete’s Carbon Footprint

Concrete is one of the most harmful construction materials on the planet when it comes to measuring its environmental impact. The process by which concrete is made releases tons of CO2 into the atmosphere and accounts for about 8% of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions while consuming nearly 3% of its energy supply. However, since concrete […]

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