Posts Tagged: asphalt maintenance

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 »

Memo: Pacific Extruded Curbs purchased by Aegis Asphalt Sealcoating

Pacific Extruded Curbs: Experts in extruded concrete curbing and asphalt maintenance covering the entire state of Oregon. 1863 Pioneer Pkwy. E., Suite 662 Springfield, Oregon 97477 February 6, 2018 RE: Pacific Extruded Curbs – Change of Ownership Note: Please Forward to All Concerned Personnel As of Feb. 5th, 2018, Pacific Extruded Curbs has been purchased… Read more »

Driveway and parking lot repair: should you patch, resurface or replace?

Driveway repair and asphalt paving in Eugene, Oregon

Over time, asphalt driveways deteriorate due to weather, temperature changes and use. Asphalt repairs are essential to prevent injuries and resurfacing or replacing the driveway can raise the value of your home and business. But, which option is best for your pavement? Aegis Asphalt can help evaluate the condition of your asphalt pavement for the… Read more »

The Difference between Crack Filling and Crack Sealing

Crack filling and repair, Aegis Asphalt

While the terms crack filling and crack sealing are often used interchangeably, there are differences between these methods of pavement crack repair. Understanding these differences will help you make the most cost-effective choice and long-lasting solution for crack treatment of your asphalt surfaces. Crack sealing Crack sealing is a method in which hot sealant is… 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 »

Why Sealcoat? HERE’S WHY

Extend the Life of Your Pavement The reason to sealcoat asphalt pavement is to extend the life of the pavement investment.  It’s as simple as that! Sealcoating is essential in pavement preservation and extending the life of your asphalt driveway or parking lots.  Sealcoating will slow the rate of pavement deterioration improving the life cycle… Read more »