Category: Articles

How to Avoid the Most Common Pitfalls of Hiring a Contractor

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / September 19, 2017

Why Contractors Get a Bad Rap Contractors can get a bad rap when it comes to construction projects—mostly because they are the ones who have to deliver bad news, such as when a project exceeds its budget or timeline. But the truth is there are also common missteps many contractors make that can frustrate their…

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Feed My Starving Children

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / December 01, 2015

In the spirit of the holidays, Tim Chimack, VP of Sales organized a volunteer outing with our customers and network partners. Crysta Buck (Lee & Associates), Cara Chearo (CBRE), Karen Camerano (ABM), Marlies Hansen (Lincoln Property Company), Ben Bischmann (JLL), Dawn Carlstrom (Mimosa), and Carlie Stogis (JLL) were all anxious to help out! The group…

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Home Depot Build

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / November 04, 2015

For the 5th year, Rose Paving’s National Division sponsored and participated in The Home Depot Foundation’s annual Building Services event. This year the event was held in Southern California. The Home Depot Foundation’s mission is to improve the homes and lives of U.S. military veterans and their families. Team Depot, along with their top vendors…

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Rose Paving Awarded 2015 Top Contractor from Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction Magazine

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / September 09, 2015

This past month, Rose Paving was recognized by Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction Magazine as a 2015 Top Contractor in the paving and pavement maintenance industry. We are honored to be recognized as a leader. Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction presents this award annually to companies that differentiate themselves in two categories: gross sales volume and distribution…

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Asphalt Removal & Replacement in Bridgeview, IL

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / 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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Be Safe When You Pave

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / June 25, 2015

If proper precautions are not taken, paving a busy parking lot can pose a dangerous situation to drivers, pedestrians, and even workers. With the holiday weekend arriving, parking lots are as busy and crowded as ever so proper precautions are essential for safety. Rose Paving requires that all of our crews complete safety training each…

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Good Neighbor Award from Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction Magazine

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / February 18, 2015

In late January, Alan Rose, our CEO had the prestigious honor of accepting the 2015 Good Neighbor Award from Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction Magazine at the National Pavement Expo in Nashville. Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction hosts and presents industry awards to individuals and companies who have in one way or another – through their professionalism; dedication to…

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Solving Your Pavement Maintenance Concerns

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / August 06, 2014

This time of year, many property owners and property managers need to evaluate their parking surfaces, due to environmental damage, general liabilities, and overall wear and tear.  If you or someone you know needs help in assessing the damage and learning more about how to address various issues on your property  – check out our…

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Alan Rose: Breathing Hope Into Asthma Research

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / July 23, 2014

Despite his athletic abilities as a child, Alan Rose was often benched due to severe asthma. “I remember it affecting me the most around fifth grade,” says Rose. “My shortness of breath would impede my ability to participate in sports to the full extent.” Rose, now CEO of Rose Paving Co., a leader in national…

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Project Profile: The Oasis HOA Community

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / April 09, 2014

Rose Paving has been helping community associations nationwide manage the maintenance and repair of communal parking areas, streets, and/or pathways for over 40 years.  But, even with our vast experience, a recent job in California proved to be a unique challenge. Not all contractors are equipped to tackle a 2 million-sq.-ft. sealcoating job, especially one…

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