Why Use Asphalt For Driveways In 2020?

If your driveway looks tired and in need of repair, it might be time to consider a whole new driveway design for 2020. Instead of repairing the cracks and making do, you can create a whole new surface that is tough and reliable. But, which is the best material to use? Should you stick with […]

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The Growing Trend For Plastic Roads And Plastic Asphalt Driveways

It can sometimes feel as though we are fighting a losing battle with the war on plastics. There is so much of it in our consumer goods that even when we are good and recycle our bottles and plastic waste, it still feels like we are surrounded by the stuff. We see it littering our […]

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10 More Steps to Improving the Value of Your Home

If you’re aiming to put your house on the market soon, you might want to consider making some simple home improvements to get the best possible price.  Choosing what aspects to enhance and how to go about it will take careful research and planning but will be well worth it in the end. This is […]

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10 Ways To Improve the Value of Your House Before Selling

Every home owner who wants to sell has thought the simple question of, “What do I have to do, to get more money from this place?” Over the years there have been various tips and tricks to help home owners get more bang for their buck when trying to sell their old home. The extra […]

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Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions about Asphalt Driveways Melbourne

You may want to settle for an asphalt driveway as you already know that it looks good, but aside from the aesthetics, you might want to know more about asphalt driveways. You’ve probably got a few questions regarding pre-installation through to repair and maintenance. To help you save time, we’ve come up with the five […]

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Driveway Designs to Complement Your Home

Some people would only care about the architecture of their home not knowing that their driveway design also contributes to the impression their neighbours, visitors and passer-bys have of your property. It’s a little off-putting to see a nice looking house with a cheap or poorly finished driveway. The house exterior and the driveway design don’t always have to […]

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Cleaner Air with Asphalt

Compared to the alternative materials for building roads and pavements, asphalt is considered to be much more effective in keeping our environment clean and cooler. The asphalt based pavements consume less energy and emit a comparatively small amount of greenhouse gases. Earth’s natural resources, such as water, are also kept safe while the materials considered “waste” from […]

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Environmentally Friendly Asphalt

Asphalt is used for paving roads, parking lots and for roofing. It consists of gravel, sand or stone that is bound together by cement made from crude oil. Petroleum hydrocarbons in the crude oil form a gas that condenses into fine particles as it cools, creating a vapor. The vapor contains poisonous fumes like carbon […]

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The history of asphalt

Asphalt is one of the most common substances around us. It is found everywhere we go; on the roads, pavements etcetera. Therefore, it is interesting to know about its origins and the ways in which it has been used in the past. The use of Asphalt goes as back as the fifth millennium BC where […]

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Asphalt Rubber Mix – Will this be the future of Asphalt Roads?

The use of rubberised asphalt for roads and pavements has been increasing every year. The reasons for this trend are the advantages that this combination has to offer. In order to understand how this mixture is more advantageous compared to using asphalt only, it is important to know how it is made.  Rubberized asphalt is […]

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