During the winter, the harsh conditions can create problems around your business or residence. The freezing weather commonly causes snow and ice on to build up on concrete and paved surfaces. This can be dangerous to family, children, pets, and workers.
If you’re in the market for a new patio for your home or business, you probably realize that there are several material options. The most popular material for a new patio is concrete. If you choose concrete for your hardscape, we can install it in one of two ways: as concrete patio pavers or as solid concrete. Here are the differences between the two.
Whether it’s a driveway, a parking lot, or a patio, a hardscape is an investment. At Mr. Pavement, we believe the right asphalt paving contractor can make all the difference when it comes to project quality and your overall experience. Before you hire a contractor, here are five questions to ask.
At Mr. Pavement, we love installing paver patios. We believe that a patio adds a lot of character as well as convenience and versatility to your property. A paver patio installation offers other advantages as well, including…
Concrete is a strong, versatile material that can be used to build anything from a walkway to an entire building and more. However, while it plays a big role in construction, there are some myths about concrete and concrete paving that are still believed by many. Here are some of the most popular.
Winter can be a pretty unpredictable season – you may get 12 inches of snow one year and 45 inches the next. But no matter how bad the weather is, it can take a toll on your paved surfaces. When snow and ice melt, water tends to seep into the cracks of hardscapes. Then, when it gets cold again, the water freezes and expands, causing potential damage like holes, larger cracks, buckles, and more.
While concrete is used in a wide variety of today’s applications, many people don’t know the full history behind the material. Our patio paver installation company came across an interesting and in-depth article by Popular Mechanics that explains how the material came into existence and takes a look at its future.
If you have a concrete or asphalt driveway or patio, chances are it’s become pretty dirty over the years. Luckily, cleaning it is easy and only requires a few tools. Here, our asphalt paving experts explain how to deep clean your asphalt and concrete.
One of the most common questions our design and sales team is asked during landscape and pool consolation sessions is “Which is the better patio material, pavers or stamped concrete?” While initial visual appearance is always at the forefront of our minds, our designers carefully consider the durability and maintenance of the paving materials we suggest and install.
At Mr. Pavement, we specialize in both asphalt and concrete paving. While both have their benefits, concrete tends to be more affordable and can be used to create patios, driveways, walkways, and more. Here are some common questions we get about concrete.