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How Winter Weather Affects Asphalt Parking Lots

Is your parking lot protected against winter weather? Many commercial property owners are unaware how snow, ice, and freeze-thaw cycles can damage pavement and cause expensive asphalt repairs in the spring. Thankfully, there are many things you can do to prolong the life of your parking lot, which include repairing asphalt cracks and potholes and applying a protective sealcoat layer. Read more →

How Snow and Ice Affect Asphalt Parking Lots

Winter is here, which means you can expect lots of snow to fall between now and the beginning of spring. In the meantime, taking care of your asphalt parking lot during the winter season can mean less damage to your asphalt surface once the snow melts. An asphalt paving contractor at Allied Asphalt can help minimize the effect of winter weather on asphalt pavement so you can save money in the long run. Read more →

Asphalt Recycling FAQs

Did you know that reclaimed asphalt is less expensive than new asphalt and is just as durable? Since we are an asphalt milling and recycling company, we get a lot of questions about how the process works. If you are interested in learning more, we suggest you read through our list of frequently asked questions so you can make an informed decision when hiring an asphalt contractor for paving asphalt parking lots or driveways. Read more →

Should I Resurface or Replace Asphalt?

When was the last time you had your driveway or parking lot inspected by an asphalt paving contractor? If several years have gone by without any maintenance or repair services, you may notice asphalt cracks and potholes. Knowing the differences between asphalt resurfacing and replacement can save you money and prolong the life of your paved surface. Read more →

4 Signs Your Asphalt Pavement Needs Replacing

How long has it been since you last had your parking lot or driveway paved? If it’s been about 20 years and you’re starting to notice more asphalt potholes and cracks, it might be time to replace old asphalt pavement. The lifespan of your asphalt pavement can be cut short by heavy traffic, freeze-thaw cycles, and even UV rays. Read more →

5 Reasons to Repair Your Asphalt Parking Lot

While a small crack or pothole in your asphalt parking lot may not seem like a big deal, think again. Not only can small asphalt cracks and potholesgrow into more expensive repairs, but they can also affect your liability as a business owner. In this blog post, we will go over the five reasons you should hire an experienced Clarkston asphalt repair contractor at the first sign of damage to your commercial parking lot. Read more →

Do You Need Sealcoating, Resurfacing, or Repaving?

Do you know the differences between pavement sealcoating, resurfacing, and repaving? If not, this blog post is for you. It’s not uncommon for customers to rely on our expertise for what their asphalt paved surface needs. A quick inspection of your parking lot or driveway can inform us of the best solution. Read more →

How to Prepare for Parking Lot Striping

When the snow melts, you may be left with faded pavement markings. Not only do faded parking lot stripes suggest neglect, but they also affect driving safety for you, employees, and clients. For large parking lots, it’s important to have painted arrows on pavement to clearly mark the flow of traffic. Parking spaces also need to be clearly outlined to prevent door dings. As a property owner, it’s also your responsibility to make sure loading areas and fire lanes are clearly marked. Read more →

How to Preserve Your Asphalt Parking Lot's Value

The value of an asphalt parking lot extends well beyond what you paid for it. You also have to consider what a well-maintained parking lot means for your customers. If your customers are able to park in all the spaces in your lot and don’t have to walk around unsightly potholes, that’s valuable. If a potential client doesn’t immediately doubt your ability to run a business by the state of your parking lot, that’s valuable. Read more →

How to Repair Cracks in Asphalt Parking Lot

Are the cracks in your parking lot worth worrying about just yet, or should they be repaired right away? This is a question we get a lot as an experienced asphalt parking lot repair company. Asphalt cracks that go unrepaired can turn into financial and legal liabilities, which is why it’s important you recognize the signs of serious parking lot damage. Read more →

What Is Your Pavement Telling You?

Given proper maintenance, your asphalt pavement can last up to 20 years. However, did you know that pavement goes through distinct life stages (wear, distress, and failure)? Every time cars park or drive on your asphalt pavement, they subject the surface to wear. This is why it’s important to check for signs of asphalt distress, such as cracks and potholes. Repairing asphalt potholes and other types of damage will prolong the life of your asphalt parking surface so your pavement doesn’t prematurely fail and need replacement. Read more →

What to Look for in an Asphalt Contractor

We understand that looking for an asphalt contractor can be stressful. This is why we try to make the process as simple as possible so you can feel confident when making hiring decisions. In this blog post, we will go over what you should look for in a Clarkston asphalt paving contractor. Whether you need a new commercial parking lot paved Read more →

How To Prolong the Life of Your Asphalt Surface

Protect your asphalt driveway or paved parking lot through proper asphalt maintenance from Allied Construction. Our asphalt paving contractors provide quality asphalt services that you need to protect your asphalt for your home or business. Read more →

Asphalt Repair & Maintenance FAQ

Driveways or parking lots properly paved with asphalt make your home or business stand out from the rest. However, in order to keep your paved surface smooth and looking new, you have to regularly keep up with repairs and maintenance. Read more →

The Importance of Asphalt Recycling

Everyday people are on the roads commuting back and forth from their daily routines. Imagine if we still drove on dirt roads, or even brick—would we reach our destination safely? Would the maintenance of such roads prove to be too much of a hassle? Asphalt is a key part of our everyday lives, whether we know it or not. Read more →

Got Water?

Maybe you have heard - that Water Wins, Every Time - This is true for many construction and maintenance items - Pavement in particular is very susceptible to water damage. Pavement failure is most often caused by water beneath the surface. According to studies, pavement subgrades that are saturated just 10% of the time have a 50% reduction in actual useful life. So keeping the pavement dry is important! Read more →

Project profile: BALDWIN COMMONS

Houston we have a problem. Baldwin Commons is a very busy, full center with lots of diverse stores that leads to many retail customers. In other words very high vehicle and foot traffic. The paving is nearing the end of its useful life and is being rehabilitated in phases. All of us at Allied were excited to be chosen for the 2012 re construction project. Read more →