Summer isn’t over in Central Florida, so if you work outdoors, make sure you know how to beat the heat and stay safe.
Porous asphalt is a good choice for many driveways and parking lots. The trick is keeping it clean.
Porous asphalt is becoming more popular. People like it because it is cost efficient, eco-friendly, and the EPA considers it a best practice. What makes porous asphalt different is the fact that it has tiny holes throughout it to allow water to seep through it into the soil below. This helps prevent pooling after storms. Porous asphalt does require maintenance to keep it looking and working like new.
If anybody knows asphalt, it’s the crew here at Tucker Paving! Here are some tips for keeping your porous asphalt in top condition. Continue reading Tips on How to Keep Asphalt Clean
Explore the lengths we go to at Tucker Paving to ensure safety on the job.
Safety is no accident. It’s a concept we take seriously at Tucker Paving, Inc. Safety has always been a focus at Tucker Paving since our inception in 1994, but we really upped the ante in 2008 with a safety program that incorporates the entire Tucker Paving team. Continue reading Safety a Priority for Tucker Paving
Use these tips and best practices to keep your rural road in good shape.
Most roads are maintained by city or county entities, but the maintenance of many farm or ranch roads is the responsibility of one or more individuals living or owning land around the road. Typically made of dirt or gravel, these rural roads can turn impassable quickly without regular attention and maintenance. Continue reading Drainage Is Key to Upkeep of Road on Farm or Ranch
Pavement engineers use their knowledge of pavement materials, soils and water usage, and more to determine the best options for maintaining and renovating existing pavements.
Ever wondered about the process of deciding the ways and means of building roads, sidewalks and more? It starts with pavement engineering.
Benjamin Franklin is credited with the saying, “If you fail to plan, then you are planning to fail.” Pavement engineering is a lot about planning and keeping existing pavement structures from failing.
As a part of civil engineering, there are two sides of pavement engineering: planning and maintenance. Explore the ins and outs of the pavement engineering we do at Tucker Paving to have a better understanding of everything that goes into the process of preplanning construction and maintaining pavement. Continue reading Pavement Engineering Is About Planning Ahead, Preserving What Exists
Asphalt pavement is all around us as it is a versatile paving material that is suited to a wide array of applications. At Tucker Paving, Inc., we know that, from roads to airport runways and racetracks to parking lots, asphalt pavement can be formulated for any load and customized to fulfill a variety of needs. There are six different types of asphalt pavement, each with its own benefits. Continue reading Not All Asphalt Pavements the Same
Concrete and asphalt aggregate have a variety of uses in the construction industry, many of which you are likely very familiar with.
At Tucker Paving, Inc., concrete and asphalt aggregates are our bread and butter. We utilize both concrete and asphalt aggregate for a variety of uses and projects, and we also recycle clean concrete and asphalt as part of the renewable life cycle of these materials.
See all the uses for concrete and asphalt aggregates, and familiarize yourself with these versatile construction materials. Continue reading Uses and Benefits of Concrete and Asphalt Aggregate
Construction is one of the country’s largest industries, with 240,000 industry professionals needed every year to meet the nation’s demands, according to data provided by the Central Florida Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC). It’s a career that is in high demand, especially here in Florida. Continue reading Construction Careers Offer Competitive Salary, Job Security
What’s the first thing people notice about your home? In many cases, it’s your driveway. A clean, nice-looking driveway adds curb appeal and helps make your home look neat and tidy. Nobody knows this better than Tucker Paving. Continue reading Asphalt Driveways Add Curb Appeal