Posts Tagged: asphalt

Slurry Seal and Sealcoating FAQ

Aegis Asphalt FAQ on sealcoating and slurry seal

Slurry seal and sealcoating are both used to protect and enhance the value of asphalt surfaces. However, they should be used differently according to your needs and the condition of the pavement. Take a look at these FAQs to see which option is best for you. 1. What are the differences? Slurry seal is a… Read more »

Back to School Parking Lot Striping and Repair

Back to school parking lot striping and repair at Aegis Asphalt

School parking lots can get incredibly busy and dangerous, especially in the mornings and afternoons. A well-maintained parking lot facilitates smoother traffic and promotes student safety during back to school season. Pitfalls to avoid in school parking lots Avoid the following pitfalls that can lead to safety hazards: Potholes that can cause serious trip-and-fall accidents…. Read more »

6 Reasons for Tire Scuffing on New Asphalt

Tire scuffing reasons, Aegis Asphalt, Eugene

Tire scuffing can often appear on newly sealcoated pavement and asphalt. While the scuff marks will fade in time, it is helpful to understand why scuff marks are appearing. 1. Age of the pavement Tire scuffing most often appears on new pavement because it is soft and flexible. As asphalt ages, it will resist most… Read more »

7 Benefits of Maintaining Your Parking Lot

Parking lot restriping and maintenance Eugene, Oregon

The parking lot is often the first thing your customers see when approaching your property. A well-maintained parking lot can make a great first impression, adding to your brand image. It also shows that you care about the safety of your customers and employees. Benefits of a Well-Maintained Parking Lot Improve relationships with customers by… Read more »

The Importance of Pothole Repair

Pothole repair services at Aegis Asphalt

Potholes sometimes referred to as chuckholes can be the cause of serious trip-and-fall accidents. It is not uncommon for lawsuits to arise from such accidents, even wrongful death lawsuits by head injuries. It is therefore extremely important for private and public property owners to repair any potholes and to maintain the condition of their pavement…. Read more »

Budgeting for Asphalt Repairs

Budgeting for asphalt maintenance and repairs can be a challenge. In addition to setting aside a budget to keep your pavement facilities maintained, being prepared for emergencies is important. Evaluating Current Conditions So, where can you get started? The first step is to build a knowledge base. This can be done in a consultation, discussing… Read more »

Thicker is not better!

Sealcoating Thickness Eugene Oregon

When it comes to the application of sealer, thicker is not better. Thick coats don’t cure evenly, are prone to tracking and can lead to surface cracks. A thicker coat takes longer to cure, which can lead to degradation and will reduce the life of your sealcoating project. A sure sign of a driveway that… Read more »

Renovating and Protecting Asphalt Driveways

Residential Driveway Sealcoating in Eugene, Oregon

Asphalt is laid throughout North America, the UK and most of mainland Europe for surfacing roads, car parks and driveways. It is seen as a practical, relatively low cost surface but as with any other external product, over time the surface will start to deteriorate due to vehicle use, the effects of the weather and… Read more »

Picking a Good Asphalt Contractor

Times are tough and moneys tight however, asphalt maintenance and parking lot maintenance still needs to happen.  It’s times like this that property owners and managers should take some time to pull out their expense files and look to see if they are getting the appropriate return on their parking lot maintenance investments.  If your… Read more »