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The idea with any pavement maintenance plan is to turn back the clock on the degradation process. Your pavement maintenance plan should be developed specifically
for the needs of each property you own or manage. It should estimate a timeline for performing recommended maintenance and estimate the cost of each
part of the plan to maximize the life of your asphalt.
If you have pavement, you need maintenance. You. If you’re a school district, or municipality, facility manager, or property manager, you have annual capital
budgets, and you must include the cost of pavement maintenance in your budget.
Pavement maintenance is an ongoing concern for all commercial property managers, school facilities, and homeowners’ associations. Anyone who has pavement
wonders how and when to maintain it to extend its life, whether it be an asphalt parking lot, access route on campus, or a road in the neighborhood.
This is important everywhere, but especially in the extreme temperatures of the Southwest.
Not to get all poetic on you, but we’re about to take exception to the famous poem by Robert Frost, The Road Not Taken. Frost wrote the poem in
1915 as a joke for a friend who was chronically indecisive about which road to take. We suspect if the friend had the choice between a road paved by
Ace Asphalt and another one, he would definitely have chosen Ace. He wouldn’t be the only one.
So you have this beautiful piece of asphalt. Or so you’ve always thought. But lately you’re noticing some wear that you can’t quite identify. Over there,
it seems to be cracking. And over there, it looks like an expensive pair of alligator shoes. We call it alligator cracking. It’s not made of alligator
and it doesn’t have to be expensive to fix, not if you know how to de-stress your asphalt and treat potential issues before they become monumental
Did you know that sun can “burn” your asphalt? Did you know you can protect it with asphalt sealing?
From our humble beginnings as a single striping crew back in 1966, to serving customers in multiple states across the Southwest, our growth has been driven
by a commitment to providing reliable, long lasting surfaces at a fair price. We have always tried to grow where our customers need an asphalt and
concrete company they can trust. We are delighted to announce our latest step in this direction: the acquisition of Brown Brothers Asphalt & Concrete of Denver, Colorado, by our parent company,
Weather experts warn that record-making El Niño rains may be coming to the Southwest this Winter 2015-2016. And like any niño whose fun time has gotten
out of hand, higher than average rainfall could leave damage behind. At Ace Asphalt, we're ready to handle whatever pavement reconstruction or replacement
you might need in the wake of the storms.
When you're giving a children's party, you want to make sure that both the kids and your house will be in the same shape at the end of it as they were
before it started. Same goes for the El Niño weather pattern we're likely to experience this winter. More rain than average could mean more damage
to your pavement. And, as with prepping for your little party guests, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
- Pavement Maintenance: Avoiding the pitfalls
- Pavement Maintenance: So you have a plan. Now what?
- Pavement Maintenance: The who, what, and when
- Pavement Maintenance: To maintain or when to maintain
- The Roads More Traveled
- The Road to Ruin: What’s Wearing Down Your Asphalt?
- Asphalt Sealing Protects Your Parking Lot from Sun Damage
- Now Serving Denver, Colorado with Asphalt and Concrete
- 5 Asphalt Repair Tips to Fix El Niño Damage in Your Parking Lot
- 5 Simple Tips for Preventing El Niño Pavement Damage