Category: Asphalt

Why Choose A National Paving Service?

Rose PavingRose Paving / August 29, 2017

The 5 Key Offerings of a National Paving Partner Managing a portfolio of properties means dealing with a number of different vendors, tenants and professionals on a daily basis. When you’re managing each property with the help of a different maintenance team, you’ll find that you’re repeating yourself—again, and again, and again—as you schedule the…

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End-of-Summer Paving Checklist

Rose PavingRose Paving / August 22, 2017

What jobs should you have completed by the end of the summer? We wish the warm weather would last forever, but in most parts in the U.S., winter is inevitable. Although we maintain a busy schedule all year round, the difficulty of paving work fluctuates in states with four seasons. After all, it’s nearly impossible…

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Concrete vs. Asphalt

Rose PavingRose Paving / July 25, 2017

What to know about the dynamic duo of parking lot materials Concrete and asphalt are two of the most popular construction materials, both favored for their strength and durability. Both are commonplace in the world of parking lots, but require different maintenance and repair services. Given that the two materials go hand in hand, it’s…

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5 Tips for Keeping Your Paving Costs to a Minimum

Rose PavingRose Paving / July 11, 2017

How to Manage a Parking Lot Portfolio Managing a portfolio of properties means being pulled in different directions every day. When cost and efficiency are always top of mind, the last thing any property manager wants to do is be slowed down by working through a maze of local vendors, especially when it comes to…

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Parking Lot Sealcoating Guide

Rose PavingRose Paving / May 30, 2017

Sealcoating is one of the most important elements of a pavement management plan. A sealcoat consists of either coal tar pitch or asphalt cement mixed with inert fillers, water, emulsifying agents, or additives. Applied in thin coats, pavement sealing is used to protect off-highway pavement surfaces against gasoline, oil, salt, water, and ultraviolet rays. Purpose…

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Asphalt Removal and Concrete Replacement at a National Equipment Company

Rose PavingRose Paving / May 06, 2016

A national equipment company requested a surface to withstand extreme weight and temperatures. Jobsite Location: National equipment rental client Project Scope: Asphalt Removal and Concrete Replacement of retail lot, for a total of 28,951 square feet. Problem: The existing surface was outdated and below the recommended specification for how the customer was using the property. A…

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Asphalt Removal & Replacement in Bridgeview, IL

Rose PavingRose Paving / July 07, 2015

Jobsite Location: First Service Residential, Bridgeview Place in Bridgeview, IL Project Scope: Asphalt Removal & Replacement of four drive lanes and one driveway, for a total of 24,615 square feet. Procedure: Edges are sawed and tailored to better suit the process of asphalt placement. A cold plane milling machine removes cracked, deteriorated asphalt to the stone…

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9 Steps to a Better Parking Lot

Rose PavingRose Paving / June 08, 2015

Many of us experienced another record-breaking Winter, with higher than average snowfall and colder than normal temperatures. It is time to say ‘Goodbye’ to winter and ‘Hello’ to summer. As a facility professional, you are given the task of maintaining the safety and integrity of your property. Here is a checklist to get your parking…

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Rose Paving Founders Day: Visitation Catholic Church & School

Rose PavingRose Paving / September 17, 2014

Each year around this time, the Rose Paving Executive Team recognizes “Founders Day,” by choosing a special jobsite and giving the crews a break by helping perform the pavement repairs themselves. This week, the Rose Paving team gathered at Visitation Catholic Church & School to perform infrared asphalt repairs, sealcoating and lot marking to their…

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Limited Time Left to Repair Your Parking Lot

Rose PavingRose Paving / September 10, 2014

How are your pavement surfaces doing? Due to bidding processes, decision making, and scheduling, it’s important to act on any parking lot repairs sooner rather than later.  In the Chicagoland area, the paving season typically ends by mid-November. In warmer climates, it can be extended by a couple months – but really, the weather patterns…

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