The Adopt a Highway Program

When you’re cruising around this fine state of ours, making use of the highways and byways, you can’t help but notice the Adopt-a-Highway signs along your journey. Have you ever wondered just where and when the Adopt-a-Highway program began? Or how to adopt one of your own? Well, fear not citizen, we’ve got you covered!… Read more »

Impact of Wildfires on Asphalt

Wildfire

Living on the West Coast, we have a lot of experience with wildfires and their after-effects. While fires can contribute to positive environmental change, the raging wildfires that we’ve been experiencing in recent years have certainly taken a toll on our forests, air, and roads. Asphalt is reasonably resistant to heat in normal conditions. That’s… Read more »

The Lifecycle of Asphalt

cracked asphalt

As with all things in life, your asphalt has a lifecycle. From the moment the ground is paved to its eventual restoration, there are several ways you can ensure your asphalt’s longevity. A well-constructed, well-maintained driveway or parking lot should last at least 25 years. Your asphalt has about five stages throughout its life, each… Read more »

How to Winterize Your Asphalt Driveway

winterroad

Winter is coming, which means it’s time to get your driveway ready for all that is coming with it. There are many ways to keep your pavement looking and performing at its best during this harsh season, but some are easier than others. Here are the top five easiest ways to get your asphalt ready… Read more »

Resurfacing vs Replacing your Parking Lot Asphalt

Parking Lot

So, you have a parking lot or driveway. What now? Now it’s time to maintain it and keep it looking and performing like new. Over time, as with all paved spaces, your asphalt deteriorates. It gets cracks, potholes, oil spots, and other damages. This is especially true of high traffic lots and driveways. The sun,… Read more »

The Value of Sealer Additives for Pavement Sealcoating in Lane County

a freshly seal coated and painted parking lot

Maintenance for pavement is best done in the Spring and Summer seasons and is a great time to consider seal coating. Additives are essential too. Did you know that a key component of a successful sealcoat is the additives that are used to create a cohesive mix? Aegis Asphalt Sealcoating uses additives in our sealers… Read more »

How to treat oil spots on asphalt parking lots or driveways

Oil spots are one of the banes of any parking lot or driveway owner’s existence. Inconvenient to clean and unsightly to the eye, oil spots can do everything from stain the surface of asphalt to pit potholes in the pavement. Protecting your paving investment with a seal coating treatment is one of the best ways… Read more »

Asphalt Services for Property Managers

Being a property manager can be strenuous at times and we know what your pet peeves are — contractors who show up late and unprepared, leave messy job sites, demand a project timeline and have poor communication. Partnerships with Aegis are easy; we believe that successful relationships are built on trust and we work closely… Read more »

What is IRR? Infrared Asphalt Restoration and Repair

Infrared asphalt restoration and repair, or IRR, is a proven effective technology for repairing asphalt. IRR is a process that uses infrared technology to repair damaged asphalt by using infrared technology to absorb heat or radiation into the damaged material. IRR is a cost-effective way of eliminating further damage, liability, deterioration, and pavement-related headaches. The… Read more »

Budgeting for Asphalt Repairs

It is always a smart idea to have savings included in your business’s budget. We know budgeting for asphalt maintenance is of the utmost importance to facilities owners.  While you should be setting aside a budget to maintain your pavement facilities, being prepared for emergencies is critical. The First Step- Evaluate Your Current Conditions Understanding… Read more »