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Asphalt Paving

1. What is asphalt paving?

Asphalt paving uses a combination of granulars that are mixed together with fine screening and liquid asphalt cement,as well as recycled asphalt. This mixture is heated up to approximately 425 degrees Fahrenheit and applied to parking lots or roads.

2. How long does an asphalt road stay in good condition?

A properly built asphalt road with a good sub base should stay in good condition for approximately 25 years.

3. Can asphalt be recycled?

Yes asphalt can be recycled into a granular and used for a sub base. It can also be broken down and reheated or mixed with other granulars

Concrete and Maintenance

1. How do concrete roads compare to asphalt roads?

Concrete roads will outlast asphalt roads 2 to 1.

2. Is concrete pavement recyclable like asphalt pavement?

Yes, concrete pavement is recyclable as a granular and can be reused as a sub base.

3. What are the best features of concrete roads?

The strength and durability are the best assets of concrete and it is what they outlast asphalt roads.

4. Can I pour concrete in all weather?

It depends what the concrete is being used for, as it may have to be covered during colder temperatures.

Landscape Maintenance

1. What are softscapes and hardscapes in a landscape plan?

Softscape refers to living materials such as plants, trees and shrubs, while hard
scape refers to hard materials such as stonework.

2. When is the landscaping construction season?

Construction season begins early April once the frost is out of the ground and goes to the end of November,
typically

Winter Maintenance

1. What is a windrow?

A windrow is the row that is left behind while snow plowing.

2. Who removes the snow from sidewalks?

Our sidewalk crews remove all of the snow off of the sidewalks.

3. How do you charge for snow-removal?

Snow removal is typically charged per load. It also depends on how far away the job is located and where
the snow is being dumped.

4. What equipment do you use for snow removal?

We use loaders to pick up the snow, and then it gets dumped into a dump truck.

5. How many years of experience do you have in snow removal?

We have 30 years of experience in snow removal.

6. Why do you not use sand for winter control?

Sand helps with traction but it doesn’t melt the snow like salt does.

Asphalt Paving

Asphalt paving

Concrete and Maintenance

concrete

Landscape Maintenance

Landscape

Winter Maintenance

Snow plow