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Trenching and Excavation Safety

May 27, 2019 8:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Being an excavation contractor in Lufkin, TX isn’t exactly the safest job around. The risk of getting hurt on the job is a whole lot higher for an excavation professional than for someone who works, for example, a standard desk job. This post will cover some of the dangers of the position and how we avoid them when we’re on the clock. The dangers of trenching and excavation Below are a few of the most serious risks when performing an excavation project: Cave-ins: A cave-in poses the greatest risk for excavation professionals, and the deeper the trench, the greater the... View Article

12 Steps to Perfect Paving

May 13, 2019 8:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It might not look like it, but asphalt paving is quite the science—especially if you want the job done right. This post from an experienced asphalt contractor in Lufkin, TX will cover the 12 steps it takes to complete a perfect paving project: Heat the screed: If the screed isn’t properly heated, asphalt will stick to it after contact is made. Keep in mind, however, that too much heat can warp the screed plates, so don’t heat the screed for more than 20 minutes. Center the tow points: With the screed in the “up” position, center both of the tow... View Article

Driveway Repair: Patching, Resurfacing and Replacing

May 10, 2019 1:56 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Your driveway is the entrance to your home or business and the first thing visitors see upon entering your property. You want to make a good impression, but one thing that definitely doesn’t is a cracked or crumbling driveway. If your driveway is relatively new and the damage is minor, you may not want to replace or completely resurface it in its entirety and instead opt to repair the cracks. However, no matter if your driveway is concrete, asphalt or brick, if the problems reach the foundation, repairs may be more difficult. Before contacting a driveway paving service in Lufkin,... View Article

Asphalt and Paving Basics You Need to Know

April 27, 2019 1:56 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Asphalt is a popular choice for many paving projects. When considering your construction project and hiring a contracting company to handle your asphalt paving in Lufkin, TX, it’s important to understand the material you’ve chosen to work with and why it is such a common choice for these types of projects. Here’s everything you need to know about asphalt before beginning your paving project. Maintenance First, it’s important to know that asphalt will require regular maintenance. Asphalt paving is sealed with a final coat, and it will require periodic re-sealing with a high-quality seal coat. Depending on the use of... View Article

The Benefits of Asphalt Pavement for Recreational Surfaces

March 27, 2019 10:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Asphalt is a great choice for various types of recreational surfaces, including outdoor basketball courts, tennis courts and much more. High-quality asphalt installations will last for years and provide you with a variety of benefits for recreational purposes, especially for properties like schools or daycare center where there is a need for large outdoor recreational areas. Here are just a few examples of the benefits of hard surfaces for your recreational spaces, courtesy of an asphalt contractor in Lufkin, TX: Low maintenance: Compared to other types of playing surfaces for tennis courts and basketball courts, asphalt is very low maintenance.... View Article