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Asphalt Paving in Marietta GA but We Will Travel

We’re located in Marietta, GA but we will travel throughout the Southeast to service your commercial property. Here is an example of our travels to famous Stone Mountain, GA to perform asphalt paving and parking lot line striping services at the Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort in beautiful Stone Mountain Park. http://thesurfacemasters.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Large_Pavi…

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If I have to close my business parking lot for sealcoating or paving, what can I expect?

If I have to close my business parking lot for sealcoating or paving, what can I expect?

It is highly unlikely that any business owner would greet a parking lot closure with joy, and asphalt contractors are very aware of this. You can therefore expect that your contractor will do everything possible to inconvenience you, your customers and your employees as little as possible. Work Hours Asphalt companies are some of the most flexible businesses when it comes to work hours. They often…

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How important is Parking Lot Striping and Pavement Marking?

  Did you ever try to park in a lot that had no markings? If so, you probably encountered vehicles that were parked at every imaginable angle, depending on how each driver interpreted the “best” way to park. You would have had difficulty identifying the parking spaces for the disabled, no-parking zones or fire lanes. You might have found your passage blocked by oncoming traffic if…

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Potholes are a problem…how do I fix it?

Potholes are a problem…how do I fix it?

No matter how diligent you are about having cracks in your asphalt pavement repaired promptly, keeping your surface sealcoated or restricting load limits, potholes can sometimes appear. When they do, you need to have them professionally repaired to protect the integrity of your remaining pavement. There are five options available to asphalt professionals for repairing potholes. • Throw and Go: T…

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Is pavement slippery after it has be sealcoated?

Is pavement slippery after it has be sealcoated?

  Sealcoating your asphalt pavement is one of the best ways to protect your investment and enhance the appearance of your surface. Sealer that has been correctly mixed and properly applied should never make the pavement slippery once the sealant has dried.Manufacturers rarely ship pre-mixed sealant; it weighs considerably more in liquid form than in its dry state, it has a shorter shelf-life …

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What cost can I expect for paving a driveway?

What cost can I expect for paving a driveway?

Estimating the cost of installing a new driveway is a complicated calculation that requires factoring in a variety of factors. There is just no good way to offer an estimate that would be halfway close without knowing all of these different factors. Here are some of the questions that contractors must find answers for to provide an accurate quote. • What is the exact job location? It will be nec…

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How many coats are necessary when sealcoating?

How many coats are necessary when sealcoating?

When selecting an asphalt contractor, customers may discuss their projects with neighbors or friends. Input from multiple people may alert them that similar projects may require different amounts of material. When sealcoating asphalt, paving may require one, two, or three coats. The number of sealant layers is determined by past maintenance, traffic, and usage. Contractors also assess the current …

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Does crack filling really work?

Does crack filling really work?

Asphalt paving can usually be fixed without extensive cost or inconvenience. Cracked asphalt can be filled and sealed, especially if the repairs are made before water filters through the openings and harms the lower layers. Nevertheless, customers still want to be assured that repairs will improve the condition of their asphalt and lengthen its life. The Federal Highway Admission (FHWA) and the St…

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What happens with “old asphalt”?

What happens with “old asphalt”?

Asphalt is a completely recyclable product, and almost all asphalt pavement is reclaimed. In the past, old asphalt had limited use, primarily in the construction of temporary roadways, such as in and around landfills. Today, however, reclaimed asphalt is a valuable product. Old asphalt can be recycled into new paving material, and theoretically, the reclamation could continue through many generati…

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Is coal tar safe?

Is coal tar safe?

Over the years, there has been a great deal of publicity over the dangers involved with coal. From statistical data on the correlation between respiratory disease and coal mining to surveys of the air quality in areas using coal for residential or industrial purposes, the picture has been drawn of coal as an undesirable material. Therefore, when some people hear that refined coal tar is commonly…

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Do construction crews pave in the rain?

Do construction crews pave in the rain?

Clients often ask whether asphalt pavement can be applied in the rain. The answer depends on various factors — the first of which is to define “rain.” To some people, light intermittent sprinkles are rain, but others might use the same word to describe a torrential downpour. As a rule, a few sprinkles are seldom cause to stop activities on a job in progress. A heavy rain normally…

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Why are there scuffs on the pavement after asphalt sealcoating?

Why are there scuffs on the pavement after asphalt sealcoating?

When asphalt is newly sealed, tire scuffing is practically guaranteed to occur. Scuffing is at its worst during the first month after sealant is applied and more common during hot, humid summer months. Although they may be somewhat unsightly, they are very temporary, and within a couple of months, they will disappear. Scuffs are simply the result of displaced sand, and they will quickly wash away.…

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