A Look Back in Time

Rose PavingRose Paving / December 08, 2010

It’s hard to believe that our paving company started out as a locally owned and operated, two-man shop. Although many changes have occurred over the years—most notably that we are now equipped to service locations anywhere in the country—two things have remained the same. Our founder, Alan Rose, continues to play a huge role in…

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A Closer Look at Crack sealing

Rose PavingRose Paving / December 01, 2010

Over time, cracks will appear in every parking lot.  Cracking is caused primarily by the effects of the sun and moisture.  The sun oxidizes asphalt pavement causing it to harden and shrink.  When this happens, the pavement breaks at its weakest point (usually along the joints).  Water seeps into the cracks and softens or weakens…

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Recipe for the Season

Rose PavingRose Paving / November 24, 2010

Consider this variation on your traditional potato dish at tomorrow’s Thanksgiving dinner!  Enjoy! Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Bananas with Honey (serves 10-12 servings) Prep Time:  20 minutes Cook Time:  1 hour and 5 minutes Ingredients: 5 medium sweet potatoes, scrubbed 4 bananas, unpeeled 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temp. 1/4 cup honey Kosher…

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In Good Company

Rose PavingRose Paving / November 17, 2010

We are thrilled to announce that Rose Paving Company has been named a Chicago Tribune Top Workplace for 2010 in the small-sized company category!  One hundred companies, organizations, and agencies were honored at an awards ceremony on November 9 hosted by the Chicago Tribune.  The awards, given for measured qualities including company leadership, career opportunities,…

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Los Angeles Branch Update

Rose PavingRose Paving / November 10, 2010

Since the opening of our Los Angeles branch office in June 2010, we have experienced great success in Southern California.  This is due, in large part, to the efforts of our sales and operations teams based in the City of Angels. The office operates similarly to our corporate headquarters and the staff strives to ensure…

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Get to Know: Peter Holton

Rose PavingRose Paving / November 03, 2010

For our first in-depth look at a Rose Paving teammate, we interviewed Peter Holton, a member of our Regional Sales Team.  Below are his answers. 1.  How long have you been with Rose Paving Company? A:  4.5 years 2.  What is your favorite hobby? A:  Working out 3.  What was the last movie you went to see? A: …

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Rose PavingRose Paving / October 26, 2010

Here in Chicago-land, as we enjoy the beautiful fall foliage and wish the colorful leaves would linger, we realize that Halloween is right around the corner!  Wow, where did October go?  Are you prepared?  Do you have your costume ready?  Are you attending any fun parties?  How about those with little ones – do you…

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My Favorite Job

Rose PavingRose Paving / October 20, 2010

We interviewed Regional Project Manager, John Garcia, about his favorite job at Rose Paving.  Below are his answers. 1. What has been your favorite job thus far in your career at Rose Paving? A: My favorite job so far was installing brick pavers at Lot L of U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. 2. When…

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Project Spotlight: High-Rise Condo in Chicago, IL

Rose PavingRose Paving / October 13, 2010

For this week’s Project Profile, we’re taking you to the Windy City for a concrete and brick paving job.  The project takes place at a condo building on Chicago’s North Side. The first phase of the project consisted of removing all existing concrete and pouring new concrete along the front entrance.  Phase two of the…

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Water, Water Everywhere

Rose PavingRose Paving / October 06, 2010

This week’s post features our first guest employee blogger, Ryan Labuda, Director of Special Projects at Rose Paving.  The following discussion addresses methods for dealing with stormwater management: Water is often taken for granted, especially when it comes to your parking lot.  Water can be a parking lot’s biggest enemy, whether it is standing water creating…

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