Frequently Asked Questions
Asphalt is a petroleum based flexible pavement.
Asphalt is a flexible pavement that flexes during the harsh weather conditions experienced in our area. An asphalt driveway or parking lot is aesthetically pleasing and maintained easily and inexpensively.
The cost of asphalt varies for every job. Asphalt is a product whose cost is based on the amount of labor and material required to complete the job. The majority of the variation in cost lies in the preparation of the existing surface and the size of the project.
Your asphalt driveway or parking lot should last approximately twenty years if properly installed over a well compacted stone base.
Keep gasoline and oil from accumulating on your driveway. Preventative maintenance including crack filling should be completed on an as-needed basis.
You do not have to be home the day of scheduled work as long as the driveway is clear of all vehicles. Any vehicles required over the next 48 hours should be removed from your garage.
Yes, we will need access to your garage and an adequate water supply (a garden hose is fine).
Most driveways or parking lots are blocked off for two to three days. However, if imperative, asphalt can be driven on (not parked on) once the roller has completed the job. Extreme care should be taken for at least one week (for example no sharp wheel turns).
Yes, we will block off your driveway/parking lot when the job is complete. You can open your driveway to traffic the day after completion.
No, our season for asphalt application runs from March through December.