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Asphalt Patch: The Pothole Solution … Sometimes

To protect pavement – and the vehicles that drive over it – municipal road repair crews use an asphalt patch as the first tactic for addressing a pothole. But not all materials used to fill potholes are the same, nor are the conditions when potholes happen...

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Cold Mix Asphalt Has Four Seasons

The repair of potholes with cold mix asphalt is typically associated with winter, when hot mix plants are closed. But even in summer the colder version of asphalt is sometimes used because it’s just a lot more convenient for spot road repairs....

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The Challenges and Triumphs of Cold Patch Asphalt

There is a basic problem with repairing roads during the winter months using cold patch asphalt mix: Most formulations don’t work very long, with the same potholes reappearing in a month or two after the material is applied...

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Street of dreams - The Story of America´s Roads

Route 66: “The Main Street of America”. Established in 1926, Route 66 originally ran from Chicago, Illinois, through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. The route originally terminated in downtown Los Angeles and was later extended to Santa Monica....

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Potholes - Where do they come from?

Where do potholes come from? How are they formed? How they affect your driveway? Why you need to repair them? What are the most effective ways to patch your driveway? Is driveway repair important? What damage can potholes do to your car? People Tripping?...

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The Time to Use Driveway Crack Filler is Now

Why is driveway crack filler something every homeowner should be familiar with? It’s an inevitable fact of life that all things break down – that’s where we get the word atrophy. Time, temperature fluctuations, traffic, sunlight, motor oils, settling soils...

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Repair Asphalt Driveway Problems Before They Grow

Whether or not you plan to sell your home anytime soon, if you repair asphalt driveway issues it will increase your overall property values. It’s one of those things that shouldn’t wait for at least two reasons...

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Know Which Asphalt Crack Filler to Use

The most common complaint about pavement quality from motorists is rarely about the type of asphalt crack filler applied by the local department of transportation. Instead, it’s about the potholes. But in fact how those initial cracks are addressed makes the difference...

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