Category Archives: Asphalt

Catch Potholes Early to Limit Damage

Repairing a pothole before it gets bad can protect not only motorists, but also pedestrians.

Potholes are one of the main problems Tucker Paving sees that lead to asphalt repair jobs. Potholes can form in roadways, parking lots, driveways, and more. They can wreak havoc on your vehicle, and they can also present a liability for business owners. Learn what causes potholes, the damage they can cause, and why fixing potholes early is so important. Continue reading Catch Potholes Early to Limit Damage

Asphalt, Blacktop, and Concrete: What’s the Difference?

There is an array of paving materials available for a variety of residential and commercial
applications, but the most commonly used are asphalt, blacktop, and concrete. Each option has its advantages and drawbacks, and paving experts like those at Tucker Paving recognize which applications require which form of paving in order to offer a cost-effective, long-lived, functional, and sustainable paving product. With over 20 years in the asphalt and concrete paving industry, we take pride in offering a quality product to our clients. Continue reading Asphalt, Blacktop, and Concrete: What’s the Difference?

Moisture Is Key to Concrete Curing in Hot Weather

Curing concrete in hot weather, like we have in the Sunshine State, takes a seasoned professional.

Florida sees its share of hot weather and then some, and this can be an issue at times in curing concrete. While the layperson may think that once concrete is poured all it has to do is dry, the opposite is true when trying to cure concrete in hot weather. At Tucker Paving, installing asphalt and concrete paving, curbs, sidewalks, slabs, and tie-beams is a large part of what we do. Here’s how the experts handle the ins and outs of curing concrete in hot weather. Continue reading Moisture Is Key to Concrete Curing in Hot Weather

Recycled Asphalt Excellent for Private Roadway Projects

If you are putting in a private roadway, you may want to consider using reclaimed asphalt pavement, or RAP. It can be used as a granular base or subbase material in most pavement types, including roadways. Properly processed RAP has demonstrated satisfactory performance as a granular road base for over 20 years. Many states make use of it as aggregate in base course, unbound aggregate in subbase, or stabilized base course. At Tucker Paving, we work with reclaimed asphalt, and we’d be happy to work with you. Continue reading Recycled Asphalt Excellent for Private Roadway Projects

Asphalt Overlays Useful for Maintaining Paved Surfaces

They are often a good solution for an ailing roadway, but not always.

All roadways, parking lots, and other paved surfaces have a certain lifespan. After that time, they require maintenance in order to look and function properly. Asphalt overlays are one useful option for maintaining paved surfaces like roads and parking lots, and we use them quite often at Tucker Paving, but they are not always the best solution. Explore the ins and outs of asphalt overlays to help you to judge if one is the best option for the maintenance of your paved surfaces or not. Continue reading Asphalt Overlays Useful for Maintaining Paved Surfaces