Four Key Questions To Ask Your Asphalt Contractor

Four Key Questions To Ask Your Asphalt Contractor

Whether you require asphalt services for your driveway or commercial parking lot, asphalt hardscape is quite the investment. Regardless of how durable asphalt is if it is not installed correctly and with precision by professionals, it can succumb to wear before its...

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Asphalt Paving Services: How Often You Need Them and Why

Asphalt Paving Services: How Often You Need Them and Why

Asphalt is extremely tough and durable, and along with quicker installation, it’s a viable choice for driveways and parking lots. However, asphalt cannot be ignored, as a lack of maintenance can cause it to deteriorate before its time. That’s why it’s crucial to know...

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Things To Consider When Choosing Asphalt Over Concrete

Things To Consider When Choosing Asphalt Over Concrete

When it comes to parking lots and roads, asphalt and concrete are the most common materials that are used. While they are different in terms of looks, there are many more elements that set these two materials apart, and knowing this information will help you select...

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The Benefits of Asphalt Sealcoating

The Benefits of Asphalt Sealcoating

If you want your driveway, parking lot or walkway to remain strong and beautiful for a very long time, sealcoating your asphalt is recommended and doing this every few years will ensure your driveway stays in excellent condition for a longer period of time. There are...

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Four Little Known Facts About Asphalt You Should Know

Four Little Known Facts About Asphalt You Should Know

Asphalt enhances and protects a home and business’ curb appeal, but apart from that, there are several asphalt benefits most are unaware of. These are little known facts to anyone that is not an asphalt technician but are important to be informed on. At West York...

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How to Pick the Right Paving Company for Your Home or Business

How to Pick the Right Paving Company for Your Home or Business

When it comes to selecting the right paving company, there are certain guidelines that will ensure you make the right choice, whether it’s for your home or business. In order to make the right choice and ensure you pick a paving company that can service your needs,...

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What Asphalt Paving Services You Need and How Often

What Asphalt Paving Services You Need and How Often

An asphalt driveway is one of the most important and expensive investments you’ll make for your home or commercial property. Maintaining your investment will extend the asphalt’s lifespan and keep it protected from different elements. Having your asphalt driveway...

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When Is The Best Time For A Driveway Repair?

When Is The Best Time For A Driveway Repair?

There are certain signs that will indicate when it’s time for a driveway repair, so look out for the following to determine whether your driveway needs to be replaced or repaired: Potholes. When water in the ground underneath the asphalt freezes and melts, it creates...

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Five Reasons For Asphalt Cracking in Your Parking Lot

Five Reasons For Asphalt Cracking in Your Parking Lot

Asphalt pavement can be susceptible to various types of cracking that can negatively affect the appearance and integrity of your commercial parking lot. Your parking lot is part of your business’ curb appeal and it’s important to include maintaining it as part of your...

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Enemies Of Asphalt Pavement

Enemies Of Asphalt Pavement

Asphalt pavement is a great, durable solution for driveways and roadways. Not only is it affordable, but it looks good, and has various applications. While it is strong and can survive through many things, it still has to be maintained and protected. Below we go over...

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How to Maintain a Newly Paved Driveway

How to Maintain a Newly Paved Driveway

Once you have a newly paved driveway, the last you want is to see it ruined. The right maintenance will ensure this does not happen and help extend its new condition and beauty. While asphalt is very durable, it can break down if you do not care for it properly. If...

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Different Scenarios of Residential Driveway Paving

Different Scenarios of Residential Driveway Paving

Before you set out to plan your residential driveway in your new home or upgrade your existing one, it helps to do your homework. Driveway paving is not a DIY job. It needs experienced professionals to do it well. It requires thorough knowledge of construction...

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Why Should You Consider Eco-Friendly Paving Solutions

Why Should You Consider Eco-Friendly Paving Solutions

The environment is very important, as are our local communities, which is why you should consider hiring a company that cares about these issues if you require paving solutions. We should all care about the environment because without it, we cannot survive. With all...

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Five Ways to Boost the Curb Appeal of Your Business

Five Ways to Boost the Curb Appeal of Your Business

Potential customers will make judgments on your business before they even get inside. As soon as they pull their vehicle into your parking lot, customers are analyzing the exterior of the building as a reflection of your business overall. That’s why maintaining your...

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3 Driveway Pros & Cons: Gravel Vs. Asphalt Paving

3 Driveway Pros & Cons: Gravel Vs. Asphalt Paving

The material you use for your driveway can have a major impact on not only the way it looks but also its function and durability. There are several factors to weigh when deciding which type of material to use on a residential driveway. This guide will help you choose...

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3 Tips To Increase The Lifespan Of Asphalt Pavement

3 Tips To Increase The Lifespan Of Asphalt Pavement

If you have recently invested in a new asphalt driveway or parking lot, you will want to ensure that it lasts for a very long time. High-quality asphalt pavement can last an average of 15 to 20 years with the right care and maintenance. The freeze and thaw cycles of...

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Damage To Observe On Your Asphalt Pavement

Damage To Observe On Your Asphalt Pavement

With the onset of summer, it is finally time to enjoy the outdoors and spend time in your front yard enjoying the warm evening times and a cup of your favourite beverage. Unfortunately, it is also the time when the sun will be at the brightest and you will start...

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Homestars’ 2019 Best of Winner

Homestars’ 2019 Best of Winner

We have some exciting news to share. West York Paving are winners of Homestars' Best of 2019! Our team is truly honoured to have been selected for this award, especially since it means our clients are so pleased with our work. We do what we do for them, after all. To...

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Seal Coat vs. Slurry Seal: Which Option Is Right For You?

Seal Coat vs. Slurry Seal: Which Option Is Right For You?

If you have a recently constructed an asphalt driveway, road or parking lot, you may be thinking about which sealing option is best for you. Often, people are unable to decide between slurry seal vs seal coat as both have their pros and cons and it can be quite...

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Should I wait until Spring to repair my potholes?

Should I wait until Spring to repair my potholes?

As we approach the end of winters and the onset of spring, most of us start to notice the havoc that harsh winters have caused to our roads, parking lots and pathways. Whether it is asphalt cracks, potholes or crevices, bad roads are harmful in more than one way....

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Causes and consequences of Asphalt damage

Causes and consequences of Asphalt damage

Asphalt is one of the most preferred choices for paving because of its many good qualities. This includes better looks, quick installation and it lasts a long time. Typically, asphalt should last more than 12-15 years without maintenance. Moreover, it is also much...

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Effects of cold weather on asphalt

Effects of cold weather on asphalt

Frigid and unpredictable weather can take its toll on asphalt during the winter months. It can start to crack from the constant rise and fall of temperatures. External factors can damage the integrity of asphalt and are essential to consider when maintaining or...

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Purpose of road curbs (Their history and application)

Purpose of road curbs (Their history and application)

A road curb is an edge where a raised sidewalk meets the roadway or a street. The origin of curbs can be traced back to the 18th century where curbs were primarily constructed for aesthetic appeal. However, gradually as they begun to be realized as a safety measure,...

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Concrete and Reinforced Concrete: What’s the difference?

Concrete and Reinforced Concrete: What’s the difference?

The word concrete probably brings to mind different images for different people. One thing is for certain; concrete is an efficient, financially feasible and convenient way to construct a wide variety of useful things; in our buildings, sidewalks, driveways, garden...

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How Asphalt is Paved

How Asphalt is Paved

We drive and walk over it every day, but few understand exactly what asphalt is, or how it’s laid down. It’s more than just tar and gravel. Asphalt paving takes a lot of precise calculations and experience to make sure it’s done right. Preparation Whether it’s a brand...

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