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Southern Asphalt Engineering has over 20 years’ experience in asphalt paving, maintenance, and repair in South Florida. Check out our blog to stay update-to-date and informed with infographics, how-tos, and tips on all asphalt-related projects.

concrete curb
8 March 2024

A Guide to Concrete and Curb Gutters

For many, concrete and curb gutters seem to function just as aesthetics. However, they play a much more crucial role. A curb acts as a barrier between the pavement and the road, providing a visual separation. This helps keep vehicles on the road and pedestrians on the sidewalk. In addition, curbs tend to be sloped […]

asphalt speed bump
14 February 2024

Speed Bumps: A Comprehensive Guide

When you’re driving a passenger vehicle, you probably don’t enjoy the sight of asphalt speed humps and bumps coming up. They make you slow down when trying to get somewhere, or you might have a rough moment of riding that can damage your vehicle. However, if you own or manage a property where you need […]

asphalt resurfacing
12 February 2024

Your Guide to Asphalt Resurfacing

Asphalt is an excellent material for roads, driveways, and parking lots, but it won’t last forever. Even the best asphalt will eventually start to degrade. Fortunately, there are a lot of affordable and convenient ways to refresh asphalt without having to entirely replace it. Explore our asphalt resurfacing guide to learn all about the process […]

asphalt resurfacing guide
12 January 2024

Should I Resurface or Replace Asphalt? A Comprehensive Guide by Southern Asphalt Engineering

How long has it been since your last professional assessment of your asphalt surfaces? Over time, without regular upkeep, signs of wear, like cracks and potholes, can emerge in your own asphalt driveways or parking lots. The crucial question arises: Should you completely replace or resurface your asphalt? Understanding the key differences between asphalt resurfacing […]

asphalt construction worker
21 December 2023

How To Select the Right Asphalt Construction Company for Commercial and Municipal Projects 

Regarding commercial, industrial, and municipal properties in South Florida, the stakes are high in choosing the right asphalt construction company. The decision impacts not only the aesthetics and functionality of the property but also the safety and satisfaction of tenants, residents, and visitors. Here’s a tailored guide to help you select the best asphalt construction […]

road pavement lines
17 October 2023

Refreshing Your Lines: The South Florida Guide to Restriping Pavement Lines

Clear, distinct pavement lines are more than just aesthetic additions; they are a form of communication and contribute to organized and safe traffic flow. In South Florida, these lines face accelerated wear and tear from the intense heat and humidity. Both Miami’s streets and Fort Lauderdale’s scenic routes require striping that can withstand the unique […]

parking lot aerial view
17 October 2023

Why Quality Matters: The Importance of Expert Parking Lot Contractors

In busy regions like South Florida, including vibrant cities like Miami and Fort Lauderdale, a parking lot serves as the introduction to a business or property. For businesses, landlords, and municipalities alike, parking lots are more than mere resting spots for vehicles; they paint a picture of the establishment’s attention to detail and professionalism. The […]

commercial parking lot
4 October 2023

7 Ways To Optimize Your Commercial Parking Lot in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

In the rapidly expanding regions of Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, a Commercial Parking Lot serves as more than just a utilitarian space. It reflects the property’s commitment to excellence and visitor convenience. A well-maintained parking lot can elevate the aesthetics of the surrounding area, enhance safety, and bolster property value. Given the local subtropical climate […]

neighborhood asphalt road
15 September 2023

Revitalize Your Community with Road Milling and Resurfacing in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

In the vibrant communities of Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, the quality of roadways within commercial properties and neighborhoods plays a pivotal role in enhancing the quality of life for residents and visitors alike. Commercial property owners, municipality leaders, and HOA board members are at the forefront of ensuring that pavement rehabilitation is a priority. This […]

asphalt resurfacing
23 August 2023

Blacktop Milling and Resurfacing Explained: Understanding The Distinctions

Navigating the language of blacktop construction and maintenance might seem daunting. However, understanding the key components is indispensable for entrepreneurs, property managers, and anyone looking to maintain their outdoor spaces. Although various processes related to blacktop maintenance may appear similar, each has distinct characteristics. Today, we will delve into the intricacies of Blacktop Milling and […]

traffic delineators
21 July 2023

The Role of Traffic Delineators in Enhancing Road Safety

As board members of Homeowners Associations (HOAs), municipal leaders, and property managers, understanding and prioritizing safety infrastructure is key in our roles. Among these infrastructure elements, traffic delineators may garner less attention than larger pieces, but their role in maintaining and enhancing road safety is paramount. Traffic delineators are devices used to guide traffic, often […]

asphalt vs concrete
13 July 2023

Asphalt vs Concrete: A Comprehensive Guide to Choosing The Right Material for Your Miami Parking Lot

Creating commercial parking lots in Miami requires careful decision-making, particularly selecting the most suitable paving material. Asphalt and concrete are the top contenders, each presenting unique strengths and weaknesses. Factors like durability, maintenance, aesthetic appeal, heat retention, and cost come into play when choosing the right one. This article sheds light on these aspects, emphasizing […]

impact of b2b asphalt rejuvenation blog artwork
30 June 2023

The Impact of B2B Asphalt Rejuvenation on Customer First Impressions and Cost-Savings

Asphalt rejuvenation is a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly procedure that extends the life of asphalt surfaces by replacing lost bitumen and restoring the asphalt’s original properties. This blog discusses how asphalt rejuvenation plays a pivotal role in forming positive customer impressions, its long-term benefits, and the factors to consider when choosing the right B2B asphalt rejuvenation […]

asphalt paving maintenance faqs
19 June 2023

Asphalt Paving & Maintenance FAQs for HOAs, Condominiums, and Municipalities

Whether you’re overseeing a Homeowners Association (HOA), managing a condominium complex, or running a municipality, maintaining the quality of your asphalt paving is critical. From extending your pavement’s lifespan to enhancing your community’s safety and aesthetics, the benefits of regular asphalt maintenance cannot be overstated. This blog post will answer some of the most common […]

concrete curbing
15 May 2023

Guide To Commercial Concrete Curb Installation In Florida

Any commercial building needs a well-kept exterior because potential customers frequently form their first impressions there. Consider installing extruded curbs to improve the appearance and usability of your parking lots and paved areas.  For more than 25 years, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach have benefited from the excellent extruded curb installation, repair, and […]

road resurfacing
11 May 2023

Maximizing the Lifespan of Your Road Resurfacing Project

Road resurfacing is an essential aspect of maintaining safe and efficient transportation infrastructure. Maximizing the lifespan of a road resurfacing project not only ensures the longevity of the road but also saves money and resources in the long run. In this blog, we will discuss the key factors that contribute to maximizing the lifespan of […]

importance of sealcoating asphalt
4 May 2023

The Importance of Sealcoating Asphalt

Sealcoating is an essential aspect of asphalt pavement maintenance that helps protect and prolong the life of your parking lot, roadway, or any other paved surface. It acts as a protective barrier, shielding your pavement from the damaging effects of water, UV rays, chemicals, and traffic. Top Benefits of Sealcoating Enhanced Curb Appeal: A well-maintained […]

Innovations in Asphalt Technology
25 April 2023

Paving the Way: Latest Innovations in Asphalt Technology for Miami, Florida

Asphalt has long been a critical component of modern infrastructure, particularly in fast-growing cities like Miami. With increased urbanization and the need for sustainable solutions, the asphalt industry has focused on innovations addressing environmental concerns and improving performance. In this blog post, we’ll explore the latest advancements in asphalt technology, such as eco-friendly materials, permeable […]

miami ocean avenue
18 April 2023

6 Reasons to Repave your Business’ Parking Lot

As a business owner, you know that first impressions matter. From the moment a customer pulls into your parking lot, they already form opinions about your business. That’s why ensuring your parking lot is in top shape is essential. If your parking lot looks worn, faded, or has potholes, it might be time to repave. […]

Southern Asphalt Engineering 25th anniversary logo
3 April 2023

Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence in Asphalt Restoration & Maintenance

We are delighted to announce that Southern Asphalt Engineering is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. With immense pride and gratitude, I reflect on our journey so far and the many customers who have placed their trust in us. Since our inception in 1998, we have been committed to delivering quality and reliable Asphalt Restoration […]

A Buyer's Guide: Concrete vs Rubber Wheel Stops
9 March 2023

A Buyer’s Guide: Concrete vs Rubber Wheel Stops

When it comes to parking lot safety, wheel stops are essential. Not only do they help prevent accidents, but they also guide drivers into parking spaces and keep pedestrians safe. There are two main types of wheel stops: concrete and rubber. In this buyer’s guide, we’ll take a closer look at the pros and cons […]

concrete contractors Miami
24 January 2023

Concrete Contractors Miami, Florida 

Concrete is a very strong and durable material known for its versatility. It’s something that many contractors utilize for their projects, whether it’s intended for floors, patios, sidewalks, or driveways. As the demand for concrete grows, so does the need for a reputable and experienced concrete contractor in Miami, Florida. Curious about what these concrete […]

Restripe parking lot
17 January 2023

When Should I Restripe My Parking Lot in Florida?

Parking lot line restriping is something businesses and various commercial properties must complete periodically. Professional parking lot striping services ensure crisp, clean, and visible lines that will enhance the overall safety of an area while also increasing aesthetic appeal. Whether you’re trying to make a great first impression on someone coming to your parking lot […]

underground utilities
11 November 2022

9 Reasons South Florida Utility Companies Should Partner With Us

Protecting the infrastructure of a job site or roadway is extremely important. In South Florida, this can affect things like budget, profitability, reputation, safety, and the overall build quality of a community. However, when it comes to certain commercial projects, there are benefits associated with outsourcing asphalt services for utility companies. Let’s look at nine […]

HOA Paving Contractor
31 October 2022

What HOAs Need To Know About Asphalt Paving In South Florida

As an HOA board member, there is a lot to consider regarding the property, community spaces, parking lots, etc. Asphalt paving for HOAs is often needed every couple of years, but there are some compliance and ground rules you should know about before signing on for any work to be done. You should also understand […]

municipal asphalt paving
24 October 2022

5 Best Practices In Municipal Asphalt Paving Services in South Florida

Many people think about the cost when it comes to municipal asphalt paving services in South Florida. While affordability and budget may be two very important factors to consider, other practices can make a Miami asphalt paving contractor stand out from the competition. From the types of services offered to selecting a contractor that is […]

asphalt resurfacing
20 September 2022

Everything You Need To Know About Parking Lot Resurfacing

A parking lot is an important part of your business. It allows customers to easily find your facility and gives them a safe place to park their vehicles. However, over time, wear and tear on a parking lot can cause cracks and potholes that make it difficult for customers to get in and out safely. […]

asphalt overlay
17 August 2022

Benefits of Working with Southern Asphalt Engineering

As one of the most experienced asphalt contractor companies in Miami, our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction is unrivaled. Our staff has more than 24 years of experience working in the construction industry and is ready to help you with your next project. Whether you need help planning a new parking lot construction or […]

parking lot maintenance
9 August 2022

8 Tips For Increasing Parking Lot Safety

Southern Asphalt Engineering (SAE) serves Miami-Dade and Broward counties in South Florida. We are the providers for every phase of building and installing parking lots and roadways, to ongoing asphalt maintenance. From asphalt paving and parking lot striping to concrete curbing and sidewalks, Southern Asphalt Engineering are the professionals that can help keep customers, visitors, […]

Asphalt repair
1 August 2022

What Is The Difference Between Asphalt Overlay And Asphalt Resurfacing? 

Asphalt is a commonly used surface for parking lots, driveways, bike paths, walkways, and many other purposes. It’s a preferred material thanks to its affordability and durability, and maintenance can be used to lengthen the lifespan of asphalt. When you’ve invested in asphalt, it makes sense to focus on its quality as the years go […]

Asphalt deterioration
25 July 2022

Top 5 Causes of Asphalt Deterioration

Asphalt is a petroleum-based material commonly used for surfacing roads, driveways, and parking lots and is a mixture of aggregates, binders, and fillers such as bitumen, sand, and gravel. It’s often used because of how cost-effective it is and how it dries very quickly, provides excellent traction, and takes quite a bit of time for […]

17 June 2022

New Miami-Dade County Ordinances: What You Need To Know

As a property owner, manager, or president of an HOA, staying aware of new ordinances within your county are essential for multiple reasons. For one, not maintaining your property in accordance with these ordinances can result in liability and claims. Complying with county ordinances can also help save your community from wrongful death, as these […]

asphalt overlay
23 May 2022

Top Advantages of Working with Medium-Size Asphalt Contracting Firms

When looking for asphalt contractors to hire, the number of available options can be overwhelming. You may consider a smaller firm if you want to support a mom-and-pop company or a larger one if you think they are more advanced or have additional qualifications. While each may have differentiations, medium-sized firms can often be the […]

Coin on table
29 April 2022

3 Ways To Boost the Value of Your HOA or Commercial Property

One crucial part of managing and maintaining commercial properties is making sure they are attractive to potential buyers. The standards, regulations, and processes that most HOAs hold can help boost value as they encourage the maintenance of home exteriors. However, as with commercial properties, it is essential to be aware of the practical steps you […]

parking lot
20 January 2022

How to Tell When Your Business Needs Parking Lot Resurfacing

Identifying the right time for your business to resurface its parking lot can be a tricky question to answer. What should you look for? How long is too long to wait? In this article, we’ll answer all your questions and help you decide when your business needs parking lot resurfacing. The average lifespan of a […]

asphalt resurfacing
29 December 2021

What’s the Difference Between Asphalt Milling and Resurfacing?

Learning the terms of asphalt paving can be tricky. However, it is essential for business owners and property managers to be aware of its main components. Many asphalt paving processes are similar but have important differentiations. For example, how are asphalt milling and resurfacing different? While they are both methods of renewing pavement, they are […]

holiday activities
21 December 2021

5 Outdoor Activities For the Holiday Season

This holiday season, as we spend time with friends and family, get inspired by the holiday cheer around our community in South Florida. Here are 5 outdoor activities you and your loved ones can enjoy. Walk around different neighborhoods to look at lights. Here in South Florida, there are plenty of locations that get festive […]

municipal asphalt paving
18 November 2021

The Importance of Asphalt Restoration & Preventative Maintenance

Asphalt restoration and preventative maintenance are essential parts of keeping public spaces both safe and aesthetically pleasing. It is a multi-step process involving milling, resurfacing, and rejuvenation. At Southern Asphalt Engineering, we care for the asphalt milling and resurfacing needs of South Florida’s most well-known areas. We take great care in the varying steps of […]

24 August 2021

Answering Your Most Frequently Asked Asphalt Paving Questions

We thought we’d answer some of the most frequently asked asphalt paving questions and provide helpful blogs and resources so you can become an expert too. How do I know if my property is ADA compliant? ADA compliance requires many different guidelines and accessibility features on your property or parking lot. Most contractors should complete asphalt […]

ADA Compliant Sign
24 August 2021

How To Resolve Commercial Property ADA Compliance Violations

Maintaining an ADA compliant property is a tricky matter, especially for commercial properties.  You may not realize it but there are many features on your commercial property that can be considered ADA non-compliant. Proactively making improvements on your property can help you avoid fines and financial repercussions. At Southern Asphalt Engineering, we are very familiar […]

handicap parking
20 August 2021

Newsletter: 8 Tips for ADA Compliance

Smooth asphalt? Check. Proper concrete curbing? Check. ADA compliance? This is a question many property managers have trouble answering because of the nitty-gritty details that go into making sure your property meets all ADA requirements. Southern Asphalt Engineering always makes sure every project we are a part of is ADA compliant. But if you’re unsure if […]

Car parking lot with white mark
10 August 2021

Understand How to Increase the Lifespan of Your Asphalt Investment

Asphalt has a lifespan of around 20-25 years if you take care of it properly. Maintaining your asphalt may be time-consuming and tedious work, but asphalt is not just what your customers drive on; it’s money you put into your business, an investment. If you don’t maintain the asphalt pavement on your commercial property, you […]

roadway construction
12 July 2021

Newsletter: Find The Perfect Contractor

Finding the perfect contractor to complete your project can be a hassle. Hours of research and asking around for recommendations can still lead to hiring a contractor that is unprofessional or goes over budget. Check out these frustrations of hiring the wrong contractor, so you’ll know what to avoid: Time is money When working on […]

rubber speed bump
22 June 2021

What to Know Before Installing Speed Bumps and Humps

Speed bumps and humps are necessary traffic regulators that help reduce accidents in parking lots, residential communities, and commercial properties. These road additions act as safety measures against excessive speeding in pedestrian crossing zones or areas of high traffic.  Installing speed bumps and humps is crucial for property safety. These features need to be installed […]

28 May 2021

A Guide to Cleaning Asphalt and Concrete Paving

Asphalt and concrete paving projects are an investment for your business. Upgrading your property can increase your ROI because it adds value when you gain repeat traffic for your business. Protecting your investment is a great way to make sure your money is well spent. Asphalt and concrete repairs will last longer if you regularly […]

miami parking lot
28 April 2021

5 Parking Lot Repairs that Will Retain Customers

Believe it or not, your parking lot is a huge factor for your business’s bottom line and it happens to be one of the first impressions your customers have of your business. If your parking lot is inaccessible, unsafe, and not ADA compliant, your customers will think twice about going into your business. Upgrading and […]

office table
5 April 2021

The Perfect Checklist for a Property Manager

The hustle and bustle of upgrading your property can be very stressful, but you can make sure everything is in order with a simple checklist. As contractors with years of experience, we can give you a rundown of the essentials before signing off on a project. Grab your list, and let’s get started. 1. Research […]

asphalt infographic
27 January 2021

How to Make your Commercial Property More Drivable

Let’s talk about the importance of property appeal. Property managers and business owners know that first impressions can make or break a sale or even drive away a potential customer. So how can you achieve excellent property appeal to ensure the satisfaction and safety of your customers? This infographic details the steps to make your […]

asphalt infographic
22 January 2021

How to Make Your Commercial Property More Drivable [Infographic]

  Embed this Infographic Would you like to embed this infographic on your website? It’s a great reference for upgrading a commercial property. Please feel free to use the code below: <p><a href=’’><img src=’’ alt=’How to Make Your Commercial Property More Drivable INFOGRAPHIC’ width=’637′ border=’0′ /></a><br><br>Source: <a href=”” target=”_blank”></a> <br /><br /></p>

white crosswalk
15 December 2020

Debunking Myths About Asphalt Paving

There are many misconceptions surrounding asphalt pavement. As engineers with over 20 years of experience in asphalt construction and maintenance in South Florida, we at Southern Asphalt Engineering can debunk common myths and help you learn about asphalt. Let’s debunk some of the most prevalent asphalt misconceptions. Myth: Asphalt only needs repairs for the aesthetics […]

asphalt parking lot repair infographic
17 April 2020

Asphalt Parking Lot Repair and Resurfacing Facts [Infographic]

  Embed this Infographic Would you like to embed this infographic on your website? It’s a great reference for statistics about speed bumps and humps and their benefits. Please feel free to use the code below: <p><a href=’’><img src=’’ alt=’Asphalt Parking Lot Repair and Resurfacing Infographic’ width=’600′ border=’0′ /></a><br><br>Source: <a href=”” target=”_blank”></a> <br /><br /></p> […]

the benefits of speed bumps and humps
4 December 2019

The Benefits of Speed Bumps and Humps [Infographic]

If you’re a property manager or business owner, you know that speed bumps and speed humps are one of the most effective ways to improve road safety. When placed and installed correctly, these roadway accessories can help reduce driver speeds and improve everyone’s safety. In the following graphic, we’ll point out key statistics and facts […]

municipal asphalt paving
14 November 2019

How to Hire a Municipal Asphalt Contractor

Having safe and well-paved roads in your city or town is crucial for the residents who live, work, and shop there. Roadways that don’t drain properly can cause inconveniences for pedestrians and drivers at best, and can be hazardous at worst. Potholes on municipal roads are a nuisance and can cause damage to vehicles. If […]

concrete curb and gutter
29 October 2019

Why Parking Lot Curbing and Gutters 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 installing road signs or contracting someone to do so, there are several important things to keep in mind.  The FHA (Federal Highway Administration) and FDOT (Florida Department of Transportation) […]

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 – Infographic

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. […]

How to Maintain Asphalt
21 May 2019

How to Maintain an Asphalt Pavement [Infographic]

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 Parking Lot Paving Services Can Save Your Parking Lot In South Florida

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 […]

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 […]

brick paver walkway
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 […]

paved asphalt driveway with concrete pavers
4 June 2016

Which Driveway Paver Styles 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 […]

concrete interlocking pavers
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 […]

brick paver patio
11 April 2016

Brick Paving Contractors

Brick paving can significantly enhance the aesthetics and functionality of your commercial premises, such as office courtyards, walkways, and even interior spaces. While many tend to think of brick purely as a construction material, its versatile applications as a paving material are often overlooked. The key to a successful brick paving project lies in engaging […]

Asphalt milling
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 […]

roadway signs
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 […]

long road through field
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 […]

municipal asphalt paving
24 October 2015

Exploring Perpetual Pavement

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. […]

warm mix - most popular
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, […]

infrared photo of city
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 […]

asphalt maintenance
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 […]

infrared road repair
24 August 2015

Asphalt Infrared Repairs – Facts and Benefits

There are several different ways to repair asphalt, but infrared is considered one of the finest ways to do it. It can address almost all types of problems easily and efficiently. However, there’s a lot of confusing, contradictory information out there about this method of asphalt repair. Infrared isn’t a complete solution to all your […]

asphalt speed bumps installation
13 July 2015

Advantages of Speed Bumps

No one really appreciates the humble speed bump, especially when they’re in a hurry and are forced to slow down. About 3” to 6” high, these asphalt constructions have been saving lives for several years now. They’re a tried and tested method of slowing people down and directing the traffic properly. An increasing number of […]

asphalt maintenance
13 July 2015

Why You Should Opt for Asphalt Paving

Asphalt has consistently been a favored choice of many residential and commercial property owners. Not only is the material relatively inexpensive, it’s also very durable. A few years ago, it saw a dip in popularity, with people opting for concrete or traditional brick or pavers for aesthetic appeal. However, you can now utilize colored or […]

newly paved parking lot
30 June 2015

Pave Your Way to A Better Parking Lot

Extreme weather can impact the pavement, damage it and create visible cracks in the surface. Asphalt is generally resilient but bad weather does damage it to a large extent. Usually, after severe weather, it is prudent to check the surface of the asphalt to ensure that it isn’t damaged or it can cause any accidents […]

asphalt resurfacing
20 May 2015

Understanding What Is Asphalt Paving

Regardless of what you have seen, asphalt paving doesn’t really come in a specific size or shape. It is made of a number of different elements and is popularly used in a range of applications because of its durability& cost. Today, it is popularly used for driveways, roads as well as private basketball courts and […]

parking lot sealcoating
17 February 2015

How to Sealcoat Asphalt

Sealcoating is a process that is necessary for all paved surfaces. Not only does sealcoat make asphalt more attractive, but it also protects the surface from weathering that may be caused by exposure to automotive chemicals, UV rays, and acid rain. Prolonged exposure to these elements may cause premature aging of asphalt and eventually require […]

asphalt driveway paving
17 February 2015

DIY Asphalt Patching for Your Driveway

If you are planning to repair your blacktop asphalt driveway without professional help, the process will not be difficult if your driveway is a reasonable condition. However, if your asphalt is old and has many potholes and cracks, resurfacing it with fresh asphalt is the best long-term solution. Common Asphalt Repair Problems Pot Holes A […]

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17 February 2015

Asphalt Paving Tips

Asphalt is a multipurpose material that can serve as the perfect, smooth surface between your garage and the public road. It can be your own personal stage on which you may showcase your prized vehicle. In addition, an asphalt surface is a great place for kids to play, and it can also add curb appeal […]

parking lot with cars
17 February 2015

5 Reasons For A Parking Lot Overlay

The entrance to your place of business can make or break a customer’s first impression. If pavement is unsealed, old, cracked or decaying, it creates a poor image and is need of a parking lot overlay. Some customers will turn away without ever coming in! Be sure to keep your parking lot smooth and trouble-free […]

asphalt sealcoating
17 February 2015

5 Reasons to Do Asphalt Overlay

If you’re wondering about reconstructing your driveway with asphalt, take a second to reconsider. While a reconstruction is necessary in some situations, an asphalt overlay (also known as resurfacing) is often a better solution. An asphalt overlay is when the top layer is removed and replaced with a fresh layer over an existing foundation. Read […]

parking cones
17 February 2015

Parking Lot Asphalt Repair – Why It’s Important

Many businesses have asphalt surfaces. If the surfaces are greatly damaged, every day operations will be affected. A business is more successful when the parking lot has no damage. For example, the customers will know that the business is established and professional. Another benefit is that proper repairs prevent liability issues. If a customer trips […]