Why are Asphalt Millings so Popular?
27Jan

Why are Asphalt Millings so Popular?

Why are Asphalt Millings so Popular? If you have potholes, large cracks, or depressed areas in your pavement, you’ll want to repair them as soon as possible. If you’re like…

<strong>What is commercial parking lot resurfacing? </strong>
20Jan

What is commercial parking lot resurfacing? 

Asphalt resurfacing is installing new asphalt on top of existing older asphalt, also referred to as overlay. It is typically between 1.5-2 inches thick and gives the appearance of a new paving…

Should you gravel your driveway?
10Jan

Should you gravel your driveway?

Some folks prefer or require a gravel driveway. This type of surface material is a very popular option for American homeowners.  If your budget is limited but you would still…

Why Choose Asphalt for Parking Lot Paving?
04Jan

Why Choose Asphalt for Parking Lot Paving?

If you are a business owner that is looking for a practical, affordable way to give your small business an edge- a parking lot may be just what you’re looking…

Is it Cheaper to Pave or Gravel a Driveway?
05Dec

Is it Cheaper to Pave or Gravel a Driveway?

You’ve heard the old saying that first impressions are everything. One of the first things your guests encounter when they visit you is your driveway. Often, when it comes to…

How much value does an asphalt driveway add to a house?
24Nov

How much value does an asphalt driveway add to a house?

There are a number of ways you can add resale value to your house, and it’s fairly well known that remodeling projects are one of the best ways to do…

When is the Best Time of Year to Pour Asphalt?
26Oct

When is the Best Time of Year to Pour Asphalt?

Whether you are having a driveway installed at your home or a new parking lot at your commercial property, asphalt is a major investment. Many homeowners and business owners are…

Advantages & Disadvantages of Sealcoating Your Asphalt
27Sep

Advantages & Disadvantages of Sealcoating Your Asphalt

If you have an asphalt driveway, your contractor may have recommended sealcoating, which is a process that will extend the life of your driveway by applying a protective coat to…

What Are the Different Types of Asphalt?
11Aug

What Are the Different Types of Asphalt?

What Are the Different Types of Asphalt? You’ve decided that it’s time to repave your driveway or parking lot, so you start looking at your options. Asphalt seems to be…

Can you pave over old asphalt?
18Jul

Can you pave over old asphalt?

Properly installed asphalt can last 20 to 30 years, especially if maintained correctly. Maintenance involves a number of responsibilities such as routine cleaning, repairing the damage, regulating drainage and seal…

Is there a difference between asphalt and blacktop?
21Jun

Is there a difference between asphalt and blacktop?

Here at Capital Paving and Sealcoating we strive to help our clients with all their paving projects. But we also take pride in educating our clients so you, as well…

The Importance of Asphalt Maintenance
04Apr

The Importance of Asphalt Maintenance

The Importance of Asphalt Maintenance  All asphalt pavement requires maintenance and repairs, so that you can minimize the deterioration which naturally occurs. Of course, there are other factors involved with…

How to Prepare for Asphalt Paving Season
03Mar

How to Prepare for Asphalt Paving Season

How to Prepare for Asphalt Paving Season  With warmer weather just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about emerging from winter, and preparing for springtime activities. For those…

Winter Asphalt Paving
11Jan

Winter Asphalt Paving

Winter Asphalt Paving  When it comes to winter asphalt paving, where you live in the country will change the answer to this question. If you happen to live in the…

Is Asphalt Paving Good for Water Drainage?
13Dec

Is Asphalt Paving Good for Water Drainage?

Is Asphalt Paving Good for Water Drainage?  It has often been said that the three most important things to consider when designing an asphalt pavement structure are drainage, drainage, and…

Asphalt vs. Concrete: How to Choose
10Nov

Asphalt vs. Concrete: How to Choose

Asphalt vs. Concrete: How to Choose  When you’re trying to decide between asphalt pavement and concrete for that next big paving project you have in mind, there are a few…

Importance of Sealcoating Asphalt Before Cold Weather
04Oct

Importance of Sealcoating Asphalt Before Cold Weather

Importance of Sealcoating Asphalt Before Cold Weather  Any homeowner who has an asphalt driveway may not be aware of the fact that a good sealcoating can have immense value in…

Should You Hire a Professional Paving Contractor?
02Aug

Should You Hire a Professional Paving Contractor?

With the immense amount of DIY videos and television shows out today, you might think that paving is an easy project to accomplish.  With spring around the corner, you may…

What Asphalt Mix is the Right One for Your Job?
06Jun

What Asphalt Mix is the Right One for Your Job?

What Asphalt Mix is the Right One for Your Job?  There are a number of different blends of asphalt, which have different stress tolerances, granularities, and different thicknesses, but the…

5 Important Things to Know About Asphalt Paving
10May

5 Important Things to Know About Asphalt Paving

5 Important Things to Know About Asphalt Paving  Asphalt is one of the most commonly used paving materials, and it’s also very popular for usage in driveways, parking lots, and…

Commercial Parking Lot Standards: Is Your Parking Lot Up to Par?
13Apr

Commercial Parking Lot Standards: Is Your Parking Lot Up to Par?

Commercial Parking Lot Standards: Is Your Parking Lot Up to Par?  Anytime you’re building a commercial parking lot, it must meet a set of standards which comply with local ordinances…

How to Know When It’s Time to Asphalt Pave
15Mar

How to Know When It’s Time to Asphalt Pave

How to Know When It’s Time to Asphalt Pave  If you’ve noticed some signs that your asphalt driveway is wearing down, you might be wondering whether it’s better to do…

How Often Should Your Driveway be Seal-Coated?
10Feb

How Often Should Your Driveway be Seal-Coated?

How Often Should Your Driveway be Seal-Coated?  If you’re not totally familiar with working with asphalt, you might have quite a few questions about how it’s used and about how…

Is it OK to Pave a Driveway in Winter?
03Dec

Is it OK to Pave a Driveway in Winter?

Is it OK to Pave a Driveway in Winter?  Depending on where you live in the country, there might be different answers to this question. If you happen to live…

Is There a Difference Between Asphalt and Blacktop?
10Nov

Is There a Difference Between Asphalt and Blacktop?

Is There a Difference Between Asphalt and Blacktop?  Most people in this country have fallen into the habit of using the words asphalt and blacktop interchangeably, so for the majority…

Why do we Pave Roads?
09Sep

Why do we Pave Roads?

The answer to this question might seem pretty obvious, but with the rise of huge population centers around the world, it became necessary to have efficient transportation between all these…

Pros of Tar & Chip Driveway
14Jul

Pros of Tar & Chip Driveway

Pros of Tar & Chip Driveway  There are quite a few choices you’ll have when you’re trying to decide on how to install a new driveway. Whether you’ve just moved…

Why Should I Have My Pavement Seal Coated?
01May

Why Should I Have My Pavement Seal Coated?

A seal coated pavement is long lasting and economical. It is a thin liquid added over pavement surfaces. It retains the newness and aesthetic view of the pavement. It does…

Maintaining Private Roads & Who is Responsible for Costs
06Apr

Maintaining Private Roads & Who is Responsible for Costs

When starting a new road or housing project, it’s important to be aware of the surrounding roads, who owns them and how well maintained they are. Damaged or poorly constructed…

Pros and Cons of Tar & Chip Paving for Driveways
19Feb

Pros and Cons of Tar & Chip Paving for Driveways

Pros and Cons of Tar & Chip Paving for Driveways Tar-and-chip paving for driveway is a low-cost substitute which is often used in place of asphalt for driveways. The paving…