This is an excellent question, and many homeowners and business owners are asking it. When it comes down to it we recommend asphalt driveways over concrete for three main reasons: It has faster installation  It has better resistance to weather It is more cost-effective However, if there’s an existing concrete driveway, this presents new challenges. If the question is “CAN I…

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We all love the modern convenience of driving in a car. What if we didn’t have them? What about the noise they make on the roads? In the United States, there are 281.3 million cars registered. That is a lot of cars on the road and that’s why road wear out quickly. The cause of…

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What is sealcoating? Sealcoating is a thin liquid layer that is painted onto the surface of your asphalt. It protects the asphalt from UV rays, rain, snow, fluids from vehicles, salt and sand. Sealcoating won’t cure issues like cracks and potholes, but it helps to prevent damage from forming in the first place. Aside from…

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Being prepared for winter isn’t just for homesteaders and boy scouts. You as the homeowner or building manager don’t have to know everything about asphalt to prepare properly. While asphalt is typically done in the spring time, it can be done in the fall during warm weather. The weather has to be warm and dry…

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Can you feel the air getting cooler? This fall the weather got a bit colder sooner than expected, but it still is time to clean up our properties. As you take the time to clean up the gardens, landscaping and the exterior of your house, what about your driveway? Here are some tips to prepare…

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Did you know that in very little time your faded, weary asphalt pavement parking lot or driveway could be restored to almost new? Seal coating is a great way to revive your driveway or parking lot! What is sealcoating? Sealcoating is a think liquid layer added to your paved surface. This protects it from UV…

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The National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) was established in 1986 as a partnership between Auburn University and the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) Research and Education Foundation to provide practical research and development to meet the needs of maintaining America’s highway infrastructure. NCAT was created to ensure this industry’s ability to provide pavements that…

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As a property manager, you think about this year’s budget and next year’s and wonder how you are going to pay for improvements around your property. One of those concerns is your asphalt driveway and asphalt parking lot. There are certain key points to help you plan your project and budget out for next year.…

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It can be overwhelming to try and find a good paving contractor. When you decide that it is time to pave your driveway or parking lot, here are some guidelines to help you make the right decision. Do they have local experience? At Sunapee Paving we have years of experience in providing quality paving solutions…

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Asphalt repairs will happen to your driveway or parking lot in good time. As asphalt experts we have seen a large number of parking lot and driveway issues that needed to be fixed. Today we are going to focus on the parking lot though. What is the first thing a customer sees? First impressions for…

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