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concrete curb and gutter
29 October 2019

Why a Parking Lot Curb and Gutter Will Save Your Property

Concrete curb and gutters play an important role in maintaining the integrity of parking lots and roadways. A concrete curb and gutter is a pavement curb and roadway gutter cast together in one piece. It serves the double function of acting as a curb and a drainage system for runoff. Whether you manage subdivisions for […]

road sign installation miami
14 October 2019

What to Know Before Installing Road Signs

If you manage a commercial, residential, or municipal property with roadways, you know the importance of road signs in directing traffic and preventing accidents. However, before you install road signs or contract someone to do so, there are several important things to keep in mind.  The FHA (Federal Highway Administration) and FDOT (Florida Department of […]

line striping
23 September 2019

The Benefits of Line Striping

Whether it’s for your parking lot or roadway, it’s crucial for commercial and residential properties to have well-marked line striping. Not only do some building codes require line striping for commercial and residential properties, but it’s also crucial to mark your pavement to protect visitors, residents, employees, and your building from vehicular accidents. Here, the […]

Parking lot problems
17 June 2019

How to Improve Parking Lot Safety

When people think of dangerous places, parking lots may not be the first thing to come to mind. However, there are many risks that come with parking lots if the proper safety precautions aren’t put into place. For example, an average of 200 people die each year due to parking lot accidents. Additionally, parking lots […]

asphalt paving contractor
5 June 2019

5 Questions To Ask Your Asphalt Contractor

Asphalt paving offers plenty of benefits that range in nature from aesthetic to financial. When you hire an asphalt contractor, it is important to work with a trustworthy one. Today, anyone can create a professional-looking website that promises perfection and looks legitimate. However, many of these individuals or businesses do not deliver the expected results. […]

maintain asphalt pavement
21 May 2019

How to Maintain an Asphalt Pavement

Asphalt makes driveways and parking lots smoother, more attractive and quieter. If you are planning on having asphalt paving installed soon or already have it, you will appreciate the cost-saving benefits that it gives you over time if you maintain it. Proper maintenance maximizes its longevity. When asphalt pavement is not maintained, it can break […]

parking lot stop
7 May 2019

What’s The Best Type Of Parking Stop For Your Business?

Whether you have a single row of parking spaces or a separate parking lot for your business, it is important to think about the safety of customers. Also, you must consider the safety of your building. According to recent statistics from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, about 20 percent of all accidents happen in […]

asphalt paving services
23 April 2019

How SAE’s Paving Services Can Save Your Parking Lot

Although many businesses plan for landscaping and regular property maintenance tasks, they often overlook the parking lot’s upkeep. Many businesses and apartment complexes have concrete parking lots that are uneven. They may also have cracks and potholes. Filling potholes, repainting lines, and filling cracks with more concrete will not make the parking lot more attractive […]

road speed bump
8 April 2019

Pros and Cons of Asphalt Speed Bumps

Thanks to advances in automotive technology and driver education, commuting in the United States has never been safer. Unfortunately, roughly 40,000 Americans still die in road accidents every year. Excessive speed is often the primary culprit in fatal crashes. Asphalt speed bumps have been proven to significantly reduce traffic accidents. Prior to installing speed bumps, it’s […]

asphalt contractor on walkie talkie
18 March 2019

How to Choose an Asphalt Paving Contractor

With so many seemingly reputable paving companies to choose from, picking out the right people to handle your asphalt project can be hard. However, there are a few simple factors that you can consider to pick out the winners from the losers, and we’ll acquaint you with the best ways to pick the right asphalt […]

dollar bills
4 March 2019

Why Asphalt Milling is Cost-Effective

Asphalt is an incredibly useful material for roadways and parking lots, but it’s still subject to wear and tear. Replacing asphalt whenever it starts to show damage is incredibly expensive and wasteful, and patching this road and parking lot surface doesn’t address the full scope of the problem. Thankfully, there’s another option: Milling and resurfacing […]

asphalt-resurfacing-process
12 February 2019

What is The Process of Asphalt Resurfacing?

When an asphalt surface can no longer be fixed with repair techniques or when it reaches a certain age, it must be resurfaced. Asphalt typically has a service life of eight to 12 years. Factors such as traffic volume and weather determine how long it will last. With a new asphalt surface, a road looks […]

parking lot paving
31 January 2019

5 Signs Your Parking Lot Needs Resurfacing

Asphalt parking lots get heavy use. Whether you have a commercial or industrial parking lot, you need to keep it in optimal condition in order to ensure the safety of your employees and visitors. At Southern Asphalt Engineering Inc., we offer parking lot resurfacing for any size of asphalt parking lot. By resurfacing pitted, cracked […]

4 June 2016

Why use Brick Pavers in Miami?

When it comes to landscaping projects, homeowners look to add aesthetics and functionality to these outdoor spaces. The one other aspect they take into consideration is durability. Since these areas are exposed to the elements, it becomes very important to use materials that will be able to withstand the climatic changes and not get impacted […]

4 June 2016

Which Driveway Pavers in Miami Should You Choose?

There are many features on your commercial property that add to its attraction quotient and you take great care to design and install unique elements in the indoor and outdoor spaces. In many ways, the driveway becomes a very important aspect when it comes to the design of the outdoor areas. In fact, it’s one […]

11 April 2016

Concrete Pavers Miami

What is a concrete paver? What is a brick paver? These two terms are utilized interchangeably when alluding to decorative pavers, in any case, they actually allude to two separate items. What are Concrete Pavers Made Of? Concrete Pavers are made from water, sand, bond, aggregate (a bit up rocks or reused concrete), and shading […]

11 April 2016

Brick Paving

Brick paving can be a great way to spruce up your backyard, a patio or even your interior. While the vast majority just thinks of brick as a home building material there are many more uses that make this a great paving material. You will want to find a gifted mason to offer you with […]

25 November 2015

Thin Asphalt Overlays in Music City

In August, the NPCC (National Pavement Preservation Conference) came to Nashville. It was at this point that the pavement industry was reintroduced to something that it had been acquainted with for a long time- thin asphalt overlays. Of course this was a learning point for them as these overlays were a new version of the […]

25 November 2015

Is Your Parking Lot Ready for Winter?

Winter is not far away and the freezing cold ends up taking its toll on parking lots. The freezing precipitation puts excessive pressure on the asphalt in your parking lot and results in deep cracks which can eventually have a negative impact on its foundation too. It doesn’t take long for minor problems to escalate […]

24 October 2015

The Advantages of Asphalt

Many people consider asphalt roads inferior to concrete pavements. However, seasoned contractors will tell you that that’s simply not true. Concrete has its advantages and is suitable for certain conditions. However, asphalt has proven its superior performance repeatedly on high traffic pavements. There are several advantages of choosing asphalt roads over concrete and other such […]

24 October 2015

Perpetual Pavement Designs

Scientists and industry experts are always looking for better, more economical and sustainable pavement alternatives. The technology seems to be improving every day. One of the major concerns today is laying down green roads that are environmentally friendly during the manufacturing as well as the construction process. Perpetual pavement is one such eco-friendly pavement solution. […]

27 September 2015

Warm Mix Asphalt Wins “Most Popular”

Warm Mix Asphalt, is a topic of hot debate in the road building industry.  Let’s take a look at what this Warm Asphalt Mix is, see what the differences between hot mix and warm mix are, and explore the benefits of using  this mix in your road  construction project. A current survey of asphalt producers, […]

27 September 2015

Urban Heat Island Effects and Reflective Pavements

Most municipalities are now finding that addressing the UHI (urban heat island effect) is a major challenge. However, an Arizona State University report has brought to the fore debate around a number of common assumptions about whether reflective pavements are able to mitigate UHI. The Effect Reflective surfaces essentially redirect solar energy- this is also […]

24 August 2015

6 Benefits of Striping Your Parking Lot

When you’re running a business, you need to ensure the safety and comfort of your customers when they’re on your property. Your parking lot is the first impression on your potential customers when they drive into your property. A good, well maintained one might go unnoticed, but a badly maintained one immediately grabs attention. In […]