Posted on 6/14/2022 9:23 AM By J&W Asphalt
One of the best parts about Minnesota is the clear separations of the four seasons. But for as beautiful as the seasonal changes are, they bring with them some unique challenges for paving companies like J&W Asphalt, and for most of the year, paving isn’t even an option. But all is not lost, and in this article, we’ll explore the right conditions for paving and when it’s time to jump on a project so you can plan your next project with confidence.
When is it time to Repave?
Picking the right time to repave depends on a number of factors including the age of the lot or driveway in question and how much traffic it receives. In general, a well-applied asphalt lot should last for 20 years. But, if you’re noticing potholes and cracking covering a substantial portions of your project, it is likely time for repaving if you want to avoid damaging your or your customers’ vehicles. Alligator cracks—named for their resemblance to the animal—can be the first sign that re ...
Posted on 12/20/2021 4:22 AM By J&W Asphalt
Find out why women working in the asphalt industry are leading the way for a bright future in this post from the asphalt pavement contractors at J&W Asphalt in Minnesota.
Posted on 12/6/2021 7:18 AM By J&W Asphalt
Learn the advantages of hiring a family-owned business like the asphalt pavement contractors at J&W Asphalt in Minnesota.
Posted on 10/11/2021 4:06 AM By J&W Asphalt
Learn why more Twin Cities builders and remodelers are choosing asphalt paving in this post from J&W Asphalt.
Posted on 9/6/2021 7:10 AM By J&W Asphalt
Looking for ways to keep your HOAs driveways properly maintained without too much of a headache? Learn the best strategies to maintain your pavement here!
Posted on 3/9/2020 4:00 AM By J&W Asphalt
Minnesota is at the same latitude as Siberia, and its weather is just as extreme, with temps soaring into the hundreds in the summer and plunging to -30F in the winter.
Posted on 11/5/2018 4:00 AM By J&W Asphalt
Winter is upon us at last in Minnesota. With the holidays just around the corner, frosty mornings and winter days are here to stay for a while. But winter in Minnesota can be bitterly cold, which can take its toll on your asphalt pavement. Our asphalt pavement contracting experts at J&W Asphalt in Minneapolis understand how to keep your asphalt in great shape for many winters to come.
Posted on 9/10/2018 9:34 AM By J&W Asphalt
Minnesota’s winters can be notoriously harsh. Fortunately, asphalt is uniquely suited to extreme temperature changes. An asphalt driveway can stand up to freeze and thaw cycles for many seasons. If your driveway is in good shape, it will provide a watertight surface protecting the pavement underneath.