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Treating Oil Leaks and Stains on Asphalt Driveways

Oil leaks and stains can be a nightmare for any property owner. Oil spills are a pain to clean, an eyesore and can do everything from stain the asphalt surface to pit potholes in the pavement. Seal coating is the best preventive measure and investment you can make to ensure your driveway and parking lot … Read More

How the Summer Sun Affects Your Asphalt Driveway

We all know about the damage the sun can cause to our skin when exposed for too long, especially without sunscreen, but are you aware the sun can wreak havoc on your asphalt driveway and parking lot as well? The sun causes everything from fatigue cracking, fading to potholes. What the summer sun and heat … Read More

The Time to Pave Is Now

What Is Summer Asphalt? You might wonder why paving companies like S&G Asphalt are most active during the summer months, and it’s because we actually use what’s called summer asphalt. Especially useful for large scale projects like repairing lanes, driveways, and parking lots, it requires hot temperatures to be properly applied. When temperatures are too … Read More

Asphalt Overlay vs Sealcoating for Parking Lots and Driveways: Which is Right for Your Property

There are a number of environmental factors that can lead to the deterioration of the pavement in your parking lot and driveway. This is the perfect time of the year to evaluate and decide what maintenance and repair work is needed for your property. Overlay vs Sealcoating, which process do you need? Sealcoating Sealcoating is … Read More

7 Tips for Preparing Your Driveway for Sealcoating

Maintaining your property and keeping it looking good helps to retain the value and staves off premature wear and tear. If you’re reading this, then you probably already know the benefits of sealcoating your driveway or parking lot every few years. Sealcoating protects the asphalt surface from the elements, lengthens the life of it by … Read More

Driveway and Parking Lot Repairs: Curb Appeal For Quick Sale of Your House or Business

Making the most of a first impression is super important when trying to sell your home or commercial property, as any realtor will advise. It sets the tone for how prospective buyers view your house or business. Although it may, or may not, increase the value of the property, it will certainly add to the … Read More

Seal Coating – Brushing or Spraying: What is the Best Method to Use?

Brushing, Spraying or Both! Either method can be very effective, as long as the job is done correctly and leaves the most sealer on driveway or parking lot. We actually use both methods, and a combination, depending on the job. View Our Process Video If you push too hard on the brush, you can pull … Read More

Are Deicers Safe for Driveways and Walkways

Deicers or snow/ice melting products work by lowering the freezing temperature of water, which causes snow and ice to melt and helps prevent it from refreezing. Some types of ice melting compounds will soak down through thick ice or snow and cause a brine to form at the ground level, making the snow or ice … Read More

8 Benefits of Paving Your Driveway and Parking Lot with Asphalt: Why Consider It For Your Home or Business

If you are a new homeowner, property manager or business owner, or just aren’t satisfied with you’re the current status of your driveway or parking lot, consider the many benefits: 1. Asphalt paved driveways and parking lots increase the value of your property. 2. Customers really appreciate a well-paved parking lot, for its ease. 3. … Read More

Sustainable Asphalt Preservation Techniques You Should Consider

Asphalt preservation treatment techniques are sustainable treatments intended to reduce the effects of damage caused by time and deterioration of a pavement surface layer and consequently the underlying pavement structure; thereby extending the service life and reduce the need to replace your driveway or parking lot often. Each type of pavement strategy requires energy using … Read More