When it comes to the environment, asphalt is the most environmentally friendly choice, hands down.
That’s why we are so happy to install and maintain asphalt pavement. Asphalt is sustainable, recyclable, and it allows us to be more conscious of the environment. Explore all the ways asphalt is truly the environmental pavement of choice! Continue reading Asphalt the Environmental Pavement of Choice
Asphalt is one of the most versatile, useful, and sustainable materials available in the construction industry, but there are still asphalt myths that make the rounds and give asphalt a bad rap.
Continue reading Get the Facts About Asphalt Myths
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
Many stains can be removed from concrete with a little effort and the right tools.
Stained concrete can be unsightly, but how do you clean it? Well, it takes some special ingredients and elbow grease, but most stains can be removed from concrete.
The experts at Tucker Paving have some tips to help you beat the stains. Continue reading How to Clean Stains Off Your Concrete
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?
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
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
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
When it comes to product and material recycling in the United States, nothing holds a candle to asphalt. Asphalt pavements, which make up 94 percent of America’s 2.27 million miles of paved roads, are the nation’s most recycled product, ranking them among the land’s greatest renewable resources and best investments by government and private entities. Continue reading Recycling Asphalt in the United States
The asphalt of our modern roads may seem like a relatively new development, but the history of asphalt actually goes back thousands of years. According to a National Asphalt Paving Association (NAPA) article, through the years asphalt has been called asphalt pavement, blacktop, tarmac, macadam, plant mix, asphalt concrete, and bituminous concrete. Continue reading Early and Modern Uses of Asphalt