2016

3 Reasons Permeable Pavers Are Perfect for Family Homes

Permeable pavers have long been the concrete of choice for environmentally conscious homeowners. Permeable concrete is porous, meaning that it absorbs stormwater and allows it to soak into the ground, instead of channeling pollutants into streams. However, aside from the environmental benefits, there are a number of reasons why permeable pavers are the best choice of concrete for families with children. Read on for three ways porous pavers can benefit your family, in addition to the environment.

Fill a Hole in Your Bitumen Driveway Using Only Four Common Household Items and Some Patch Repair

Do you have a hole in your bitumen driveway? If so, you can have a professional repair it for you, or you can approach the task yourself. Worried that you don't have what you need? Surprisingly, you don't need a lot of tools to repair a hole in the bitumen.  You just need the following common items and a container or two of patch repair and a bit of crack repair:

Questions to Ask an Asphalt Contractor Before Paving a Driveway

Getting an asphalt driveway can be a good choice when you're ready to repave, as asphalt is often more flexible than concrete and not as likely to crack and chip under heavy loads or due to very cold weather. The dark color can also look good against a lighter home or make it stand out from the dull and drab concrete around it. When you're ready to have asphalt poured for your home's driveway, note a few questions to ask asphalt contractors so you know the job will be done right and will last for years to come.