Articles for tag: Asphalt, Asphalt Driveway, Driveway Repair

Home Tips – Fixing an Asphalt Driveway

Paving your driveway with asphalt is one of the most economical choices for hard surface applications. It gives a clean, seamless look and only takes a few hours for a crew to install and only 3 days until you can drive on it. But like all road way materials, asphalt needs maintenance every few years. ...

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How to Patch and Seal an Asphalt Driveway

By patching and sealing your asphalt driveway you can avoid the water damage that causes the asphalt to crumble. While many professionals will charge hundreds of dollars to patch and seal an asphalt driveway, the careful homeowner can do the work himself. Before beginning this project it is important to know if your asphalt driveway ...

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How to Replace Damaged Asphalt Roofing Shingles

Replacing a few damaged asphalt roofing shingles doesn’t necessarily require a roofer if you have the necessarily home improvement skills. This is a simple process that can be completed by almost any homeowner when there is no damage to the underlying structure and no notable water damage. If your roof repair falls under this category, ...

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What is Asphalt Cement?

Major streets and highways are made of cement or asphalt cement. Cement highways last longer and can handle lots of traffics. The downside – it takes a long time for cement roadways to cure and they are expensive. When a roadway is new, as in, it has yet to be used by the public, cement ...

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Concrete Repairs Made Simple

Cracks in the sidewalk, missing hunk off your front step? You can fix these simply and easily with just a few tools and a few minutes time. If you have that crack, chunks missing from steps or other repairs that you’ve been dreading and putting off, your not alone. Many people hate doing things like ...

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Concrete Vs. Asphalt Driveways

Concrete or asphalt are the most common materials used to pave driveways. While both have distinct advantages, in general your climate will dictate which driveway is the best choice for you. However, if you live in a moderate climate or just want to know the advantages and disadvantages of both material, this article is for ...

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How to Fix or Repair Chipped and Cracked Concrete

Years of heavy use, or abuse will undoubtedly wear down concrete steps or walkways. When you feel the need has arrived to finally fix that broken corner on your steps or patch that crack in the driveway before it slips away and leaves a grand canyon for your guests to traverse before reaching your home, ...