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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What to ask your paving contractor

What to ask your paving contractor

When you are looking to get paving work done at your home, then you will want to ask the contractor that you are looking at a few questions. You want to know if you can trust them, and while online reviews and word of mouth are part of picking out a contractor,...

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How to increase your curb appeal

How to increase your curb appeal

There are many things that you can do to improve the curb appeal of your home. Curb appeal is essential if you are considering selling your home. It is the first thing that potential buyers see and first impressions are key in establishing how they feel about your...

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The impact of weather on Asphalt paving

The impact of weather on Asphalt paving

Asphalt is extremely durable, but similar to most materials, asphalt also needs proper protection from harsh weather conditions. Conditions ranging from jarring sun rays to heavy rains can cause deterioration in the asphalt’s structure. Routine asphalt resurfacing and...

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Things to keep in mind before you start paving

Things to keep in mind before you start paving

Before you embark on your first paving landscape project that involves paving around your home, you need to keep a few things in mind to ensure the end project will look great and be high-quality. Deciding on a space to pave Consider the form and dimensions of the...

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Asphalt Mixtures and Their Noise Reducing Qualities

Asphalt Mixtures and Their Noise Reducing Qualities

More and more houses are being built next to traffic areas such as parking lots. These homes are usually in high demand since they are near city centers or major shopping areas. However, some detractors for these locations are noise pollution caused by the endless...

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Types of Road Surfaces

Types of Road Surfaces

Let’s face it, the construction of roads has been an engineering challenge basically since the wheel was invented. And while there have been some incredible strides made in the development of roads, road construction and repair are still topics that are spoken with...

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Myths About Asphalts

Myths About Asphalts

There are a lot of strange myths surrounding asphalt, and most of them have no rhyme or reason but are firmly entrenched in the minds of those who believe them. Asphalt gets a bad rap because of these beliefs, and it's one that it doesn't deserve. Here is a...

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Things You Never Knew Were Ruining Your Driveway

Things You Never Knew Were Ruining Your Driveway

When it comes to owning a home, the one part of the home people tend to sometimes forget about is the driveway. But it is one of the first things people see when they arrive and they are generally used multiple times a day. This is why it is important to take good...

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Tips on Cleaning Your Asphalt Pavement

Tips on Cleaning Your Asphalt Pavement

Asphalt is meant to be long-lasting and durable, but weather and traffic can take its toll, especially with the constant changes in temperature and weight load. However, following these steps to cleaning your asphalt driveway can make it look almost brand new. We’ve...

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Dealing with and Preventing Mold on Concrete

Dealing with and Preventing Mold on Concrete

Mold is never a good thing no matter where you happen to find it, whether it’s in your basement, your garage, or even on the concrete of your porch, walkway, driveway or patio. Mold can easily grow on all kinds of surfaces, but we’ll specifically be looking at...

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How are lines painted on Roads?

How are lines painted on Roads?

We see and use them every single day when we drive, they help guide us in the right directions, literally, and traffic would not be the same without them; we’re talking of course about road markings and lines. But have you ever wondered about what goes into painting...

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How to Prepare your Driveway for Winter

How to Prepare your Driveway for Winter

We've Previously discussed how to protect your driveway during the summer.  Now that winter is approaching, it's time to consider ways of preparing your driveway for the cold elements. Winter brings all kinds of changes to our everyday lives, and even if we do not...

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