April 26, 2019

Spring Parking Lot Maintenance

When spring comes in New England preventative maintenance of your parking lot should begin. You need to get out and walk around your parking lot. In […]
October 19, 2018

Cracks in your pavement?

WATER is the most destructive element to our pavements.  If it rained and snowed everywhere but on our roads, bridges and parking lots, 90 percent of […]
December 28, 2017

Stop signs and sight distance at the intersection

Sight geometry affects the sight distance available to the driver.  But what about the basics of stop signs? Two-way stop control When determining corner sight distance, […]
December 13, 2017

Asphalt vs. Concrete, Which is Better?

When it comes to hard surfaces for pavement and other similar applications you generally have two choices: asphalt or concrete. Even though both surfaces are similar there are […]
November 22, 2017

MACADAM – Advent of the macadam

 John Loudon McAdam (1756–1836) John McAdam John Loudon McAdam was born in Ayr, Scotland in 1756. In 1787 he became a trustee of the Ayrshire Turnpike in the Scottish Lowlands and […]
November 7, 2017

Eliminating Slip, Trip & Fall Hazards in Parking Lots

Each year, a large number of slip/trip and fall incidents occur in parking lots and adjacent walking surfaces that result in serious and, in some cases, […]
October 26, 2017

The importance of road drainage

As we know water is the most important compound ensuring life on this planet; But on paved roads the presence of water is usually trouble and […]
October 11, 2017

Parking Lots – Fall Prevention

Do parking lots pose special hazards? Parking lots are a special adjunct to many workplaces. Even though you may not be conducting your job there (unless […]
September 26, 2017

What do I do if I spill oil on my asphalt?

First you want to remove the oil as quickly as possible. If the oil is left on the asphalt it will soften the pavement and eventually […]
September 13, 2017

A little history of how roads we use today came to be

Thousands of years before urban planning, motor vehicles or even the wheel. Our first roads were spontaneously formed by humans and animals walking the same paths […]
September 5, 2017

Everyone’s favorite subject when it comes to roadway maintenance, potholes!

First a bit of history;  Pottery makers in the 15th and 16th century England would take advantage of the ruts that wagon and coach wheels gouged […]
August 22, 2017

What type of Line striping paint should I use on my parking lot?

The appearance of a parking lot can be enhanced by proper line striping. The color and the type of paint chosen have much to do with […]
August 9, 2017

Additives in Sealcoating

The use of additives is beneficial both to the contractor and the customer. When using additives properly the actual cost of the sealer will go up […]
July 25, 2017

Choosing a Contractor that’s best for you

Taking the cheapest price is not always a good idea when choosing your pavement maintenance contractor. If service and quality are not important and your budget […]
April 26, 2017

Do you have ugly brown spots or streaks on your parking lot or line striping?

If you have noticed ugly brown sports or streaks on your parking lot or within your parking lines, you are not alone. This unsightly occurrence is […]
April 7, 2017

White Stains in Parking Lots

In New England white stains, dots or lines are often noticed on freshly sealed parking lots. These stains were probably there before the sealcoating was done […]
January 31, 2017

Now is the time to fix your cracked asphalt, sinking catch basin or manhole cover!

Since we live in New England, the weather is most certainly unpredictable. We have lucked out thus far with the amount of snow we have received. […]
January 19, 2017

Emergency repairs today in Dracut, MA

Don’t wait until its too late to fix your catch basins and storm drains. Call us today for a FREE estimate on all of your asphalt […]
December 9, 2016

Asphalt Berm and Curbing

Curbing  in your parking lot can play many rolls. Curbing can be used to establish the edge of the pavement so that vehicles stay on the […]
November 22, 2016

Mastic Patching

Pavement Repair Using Hot Applied Mastic Patch (HAMP) – An Alternative to Traditional Crack Sealants and Cut & Patch with Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA). Does your […]
November 22, 2016

Catch Basin Repairs

Catch basins are usually an out of sight, out of mind portion of the parking lot until sinkholes develop in your asphalt causing major problems and […]
October 3, 2016

Types of asphalt patching

Asphalt patching becomes necessary when the surface of your asphalt parking lot or roadway becomes distressed to the point where severe alligators or potholes start to […]
September 8, 2016

Summer is over

The summer is over. Daylight savings is over and the daylight hours are getting shorter. What this means is the dreaded winter is right around the […]
August 29, 2016

Root Invasion

Invasive tree roots are a common problem for homeowners and in commercial settings. They sneak into septic lines, under sidewalks, and can ruin asphalt courts (i.e. […]
August 19, 2016

Riding on the edge

Why is this guy in my way?  Road shoulders are useful to bicyclists traveling on roads that do not have dedicated bike lanes. However, cyclists are […]
July 28, 2016

Frequently asked questions about sealcoating

Below is a list of questions I am constantly asked about sealcoating, we  thought they may be useful. Why Sealcoat? You have a large investment in […]
July 20, 2016

Custom colors for your parking lot

We can paint your parking stalls to match your company colors! Instead of the traditional white lines, with yellow fire lanes and no parking areas we […]
June 16, 2016

Removing Gas and Oil Spills from your Asphalt Parking lot

Gas and oil spills on your asphalt parking lot happen. Hopefully, your asphalt parking lot has been protected from this by sealcoating. If not, then here […]
May 25, 2016

Trade show- Boston Convention Center

We were at the Condominium Trade show yesterday in Boston! Did you stop by our booth and check it out?
May 19, 2016

how many Handicap Spaces does my parking lot need?

We are frequently asked “how many Handicap Spaces does my parking lot need?” All parking lots for customers, visitors or businesses with the exception of valet […]