|•Asphalt Pavers: â€śLicensed, Bonded, and Insuredâ€ť Means Something|
This is about more than paperwork. Contractors who go to the trouble and expense of important assurances do so because they provide quality work.
Licensing, bonding and insurance â€“ Donâ€™t they all basically mean the same thing? When contracting with an asphalt paving contractor, each of these things offers distinct benefits and reassurances to the customer.
Letâ€™s break down the definitions of each:
Licensed asphalt paver Â¬â€“ Licensing is of course granted by the local...
•Five Solutions to Improve the Look and Feel of Your Driveway
When Realtors and home improvement experts, on TV and in real life, speak of â€ścurb appeal,â€ť they are really talking about everything seen past the curb. That includes the facade of the house (front door, windows, facing materials such as shingles or brick, and roof details), landscaping, sidewalks, and even house numbers. But from a field of vision standpoint, one of the biggest parts of that is the driveway.
Now to be clear, the driveway is about far more than appearance. Itâ€™s the...
•Have An Asphalt Paving Project? Hire a Sustainable Contractor
The pavement industry has made great strides toward providing green options for streets, driveways and parking lots.
There are many points about asphalt pavement vehicular traffic that can be determined to be a burden on the environment. But accepting the fact that pavement, cars, buses, motorcycles and trucks are essential parts of modern life, itâ€™s heartening to realize the paving industry has devised solutions to most of the problems. To the conscientious property owner, itâ€™s a...
•Asphalt, CASp Inspections and ADA Compliance
This is a primer on what property managers and owners, working with a Certified Access Specialist, can do to ensure access â€“ and avoid costly fines.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been in place since the early 1990s. An update to that federal law in 2010, along with Californiaâ€™s more stringent rules enacted in 2008, make property and business owners particularly vulnerable to legal action and financial penalties if they are found to be out of compliance with the...
•Asphalt Hardscape, and Liability Issues
Parking areas and sidewalks, on both public and private land, are essential to most businesses. But responsible maintenance and safety are required.
Itâ€™s great for a business or organization to have parking available for clients and customers. A simple fact of commerce is that, in all but the most urban locations, having a place for people to park increases their business exponentially. Itâ€™s even nicer if there is decent-looking landscaping around parking and entrances to welcome...