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How do I look after my newly laid asphalt?

To keep your asphalt looking great, download our Asphalt Care Guide or contact us.



How do I look after my newly laid Concrete?

For tips on how to protect your concrete, download our Concrete Care Guide or contact us.



When is the best time of the year for asphalt paving?

Generally, asphalt will have a better finish when it is laid during warmer temperatures however, as long as the temperature is at least 4.5 degrees and the area is not too moist, you can successfully lay asphalt.



What happens after I confirm accept your quotation?

Upon receipt of your acceptance our Project Manager will be in touch with you to coordinate a suitable time to commence works. Once agreed, this information is entered into our works schedule. We’ll be in touch prior to the start date to confirm all details.



What is asphalt and why should I consider it for my project?

Asphalt is a petroleum based product used on driveways, roads, paths and any surface that requires a smooth finish for foot traffic or vehicles. Asphalt is a flexible product so it “gives” and is therefore ideal for use in fluctuating climates.



What is the standard thickness for asphalt driveway?

The standard for pavement design in this area is 175mm of standard 40mm aggregate base course and 25mm to 30mm of compacted asphalt. Standards may vary based on the sub-grade conditions and the amount and type of traffic that will be utilising the pavement.



How long does asphalt last?

Generally speaking, asphalt pavement should last about 20 years. Pavement life can vary greatly depending on base conditions, traffic volume, type of traffic and maintenance.



What causes potholes and how do I fix them?

Most potholes are caused by improper drainage or lack of base material. Permanent patching is available and often requires extensive work to rectify the issue – this could include sawing to remove the old asphalt, replacement of the sub-grade, compacting and repaving with new asphalt.