Alpha Paving FAQ

Why Asphalt Crack Sealing Is Key Before Spring

Although the Austin area does not endure the brutal winters that are common in many other parts of the nation, the winter months can still inflict damage on your asphalt pavement. On average, the temperature falls below freezing almost 20 nights […]

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Quick Asphalt Maintenance Tips | Austin, TX

When qualified and conscientious contractors construct a new asphalt pavement, their handiwork tends to be visually appealing. If the property owner or manager institutes a proactive plan for asphalt maintenance, the pavement can also have a long life. Without preventive maintenance, […]

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How to Make Asphalt Paving a Proactive Strategy

Most people do not enjoy having their cars break down when they are hundreds of miles from home or discovering multiple roof leaks during the middle of the heaviest, longest storm of the season. These situations force them to react to […]

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When Is the Asphalt Sealcoating Season?

Even in Austin, winter weather can be hard on asphalt pavement. With rain falling sporadically throughout the winter and the frequent freezing and thawing cycles, your pavement can show significant signs of distress by the time the first signs of spring […]

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How to Improve Safety in Paving Work Zones

Road work can pose a risk to workers as well as to those driving through the work zone. In 2014, 669 people lost their lives in work zone crashes, according to the Federal Highway Administration. Approximately 85 percent of the fatalities […]

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Why Surface Prep Is Key in Asphalt Striping

If you have ever varnished a piece of furniture, painted your house or installed new tile on a floor, you probably expended a great deal of effort to prepare the surface properly. For projects like these to be successful, a strong […]

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What Are Sinkholes? | Asphalt Paving

Although asphalt is a remarkably durable paving material, it does require occasional repairs. However, asphalt maintenance contractors in many parts of the country are far more accustomed to repairing cracks and potholes than sinkholes. Despite some similarities, potholes are not the […]

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What Do the Markings for Underground Utilities Mean? — Asphalt Contractors

Modern communities rely on a variety of utilities to provide the safety, amenities, and convenience that residents and businesses need. Everything from power lines to sewers can lie buried underneath pavements, vegetation and curbs. Asphalt contractors must be keenly aware of […]

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What Happens to Recycled Asphalt? | Asphalt Paving

Asphalt is a petroleum-based product, and it is common knowledge that the supply of oil is both limited and subject to drastic price swings. Therefore, it is not surprising that asphalt recycling began many decades ago. As environmental concerns grew, it […]

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How Commercial Asphalt Maintenance Can Save You Money

When they award a contract for a new or a replacement pavement, businesses are typically looking to optimize the return on their investment. Most companies treat a parking lot like a capital investment that they can depreciate over several years. This […]

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