7 January 2016
As a small business owner, it can be beneficial to provide your customers with a paved parking lot. While there are many paving options available on the market today, asphalt can be a great investment for business owners hoping to pave their parking lots affordably. Here are three reasons why you may want to consider selecting asphalt for your paving needs in the future. 1. Asphalt is incredibly strong. If you are planning to invest in the paving of your company's parking lot, you likely want the material you choose to withstand the test of time.
26 November 2015
The holiday shopping season is a vitally important one for most retailers. In fact, according to recent statistics, consumers spent more than 600 billion dollars during the 2014 holiday season. Many retailers estimate that between twenty to forty percent of their annual sales are recorded each year during the holiday shopping season that typically extends from October through December. Since this level of increased store traffic comes along with winter weather in many areas of the nation, retailers often see an increase in accidents and injuries, along with the increase in sales.
8 September 2015
Concrete has a reputation for being durable. But this is a fact that holds true only when construction is done right. Errors in mixing, pouring and curing concrete can lead to premature cracks that can not only rob your house of a beautiful finish, but which can also threaten the structural integrity of your house. This is especially true in cases where the cracks appear in your home's foundation. Here are some of the cracks that you should look out for.
29 July 2015
If you have an older basement, it may not be the safest room in your house. You may not have an escape route in the event of a fire, or you may have exposed pipes that can be very tempting for young children to climb on. Here are 3 things you must do if you have an outdated basement to make it safer to be in. Install fire escape windows
15 July 2015
If you have been thinking about installing a driveway made of asphalt, you'll want to make sure you keep the following things in mind: It's All About The Season If you have been thinking about installing an asphalt driveway for a while, now is the time to act. Most asphalt contractors only install driveways in the spring, summer and early fall. You can't install asphalt when it's freezing outside. If you try to install asphalt when it is freezing outside, there is a large chance your asphalt will crack and will not set properly.
29 May 2015
If you are unhappy with your garage's concrete floor, it might need to be updated with a coat of epoxy. Epoxy not only improves the appearance by making it look smoother, but it can also add a protective layer to strengthen the floor. Here are some tips for applying epoxy to your concrete garage floor. Inspect and Clean the Floor The epoxy coating will only work if your concrete floor is free of cracks and holes and is thoroughly cleaned.
31 March 2015
Unfortunately, the average cost for replacing your concrete driveway is $3,500-$7,000. For this reason, it may be a better option to repair the individual surface problems instead of replacing the entire driveway. Repair Cracks Cracks are a common and easily fixed issue your driveway can have. To repair the problem, you can purchase a malleable compound that you place into the cracks. This compound fills the gaps in the surface, but it is important to remove any dirt or debris from the damaged areas first.