Category: Sealcoating

The Definitive Guide to Sealcoating

Rose PavingRose Paving / April 12, 2018

Everything you need to know about sealcoating your lot Now that spring has sprung, it’s officially the beginning of sealcoating season. Sealcoating is an important element in any preventative maintenance effort as it protects your surfaces from oxidation and moisture that cause wear and tear. Learn how this service helps get your parking lot ready…

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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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Sealcoat Challenges in the Cool Weather

Rose PavingRose Paving / September 28, 2015

Whether it is the first warm days of spring or the final cool days of autumn, the Rose Paving sealcoat teams are regularly faced with the dilemma of when to start and stop their seasons. Rose Paving uses water-based sealcoats. Once the sealcoat is applied, it needs to dry, which means the water has to…

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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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Project Profile: Sealcoating, Falling Waters HOA

Rose PavingRose Paving / August 27, 2014

Jobsite Location: Falling Waters Home Owners Association Development, Burr Ridge, IL Project Scope: Sealcoat and lot mark all the asphalt roads in the development, totaling 376,462 square feet. The asphalt was installed in 2012, and needed to be protected and maintained in order to withstand traffic, weather and general wear and tear. The asphalt had…

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Pavement Maintenance Tips

Rose PavingRose Paving / August 13, 2014

As soon as freshly laid hot asphalt begins to cool, the aging process begins. From that moment on, asphalt is broken down by oil, gas, sun oxidation, salt, water penetration, and cold weather. Refer to the following tips when making decisions regarding preventative maintenance on your parking lot(s): Carefully inspect your pavement on a regular…

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Beautify your parking lot for Spring

Rose PavingRose Paving / April 23, 2014

Spring is the time to get in shape for summer; whether that means hitting the gym before swimsuit season or de-cluttering your house, ‘tis the season for new beginnings.  Your business can also benefit from a re-fresh, starting with your pavement.  Now is the time to evaluate, prioritize, and schedule repairs for your parking lots. …

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Project Profile: The Oasis HOA Community

Rose PavingRose Paving / 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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Recovering from Winter – Top 6 Paving Repairs

Rose PavingRose Paving / March 05, 2014

This winter, for much of the country, has been a record-breaker.  Chicago, for example, has measured over 67 inches of snowfall (29 inches above average) and experienced more days of zero-degree or colder temperatures than any other winter season.  Meanwhile, other regions continue to zig-zag between warm, spring-like temperatures one day and blizzard conditions the…

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