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Category Archives: Asphalt

Hot Stuff: Asphalt Pouring is Better When It’s Warmer

Many of Pro-Pave’s clients want to know what time of year is best for their asphalt pouring job. It’s a somewhat tricky question to answer, as asphalt can technically be poured throughout the year, depending on the demands of the project and variables including time and location. That being said, summer is a prime time
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The ABC’s of Commercial Asphalt Construction

Winter break is over and school is back in session. Your guest professor for the day will be Pro-Pave, Inc., and the class? The ABC’s of Commercial Asphalt Construction. You say you’re in the market for a paving contractor, but simply don’t have time for an in-depth course about the inner-workings of the industry? No
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How to Achieve Optimal Pavement Safety at Your Property

For a moment, imagine your office complex as a safe harbor situated amidst a black sea of asphalt and concrete reefs – the only direct passage to the port in the storm that your company provides. When calm, that sea can be an enchanting and captivating vista, but unmaintained, its surface can become choppy and
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4 Ways to Keep Your Cool While Walking on Hot Pavement

We’ve already encountered some sweltering days this summer, with more, undoubtedly, on the horizon. While walking on hot pavement is not quite the hardship it used to be prior to the advent of footwear (thank you, flip flops!), anyone who has ever shimmied, squealing, from the side of the pool to the sweet relief of
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4 Ways to Recognize Quality Asphalt and Concrete Work

Presentation is everything. By now, you know that the visual aesthetics of your commercial property influence how prospective clients perceive your abilities and worth. Cracked, uneven blacktop or unsightly blemishes in your concrete driveway will simply not suffice. We recently shared “4 Good Reasons to Hire a Professional Paver in Washington, D.C.”, and perhaps the
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$100,000 Parking Lot Donated to Local Women’s Shelter

DC’s Pro-Pave, Inc. among contractors who donated services to women’s shelter, The Barn WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 22, 2016 – Pro-Pave, Inc. (http://www.propaveinc.com/) donated its time and services to renovate and repave the parking lot for Transitional Housing BARN, Inc., a women’s transitional housing facility in Prince William County, as part of the Heavy Construction Contractors
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3 Fastest-Growing Asphalt Construction Jobs

Is your New Year’s Resolution to get a new job? Are you a pavement professional? Do you want an exciting, action-packed career instead of sitting at a desk all day? Look no further. Asphalt construction jobs are for you. If you’re searching for asphalt construction jobs in Maryland, Washington DC, or Virginia, you should consider
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“2015 Top Contractor” Honor for DC’s Pro-Pave, Inc.

STERLING, Va., Aug. 19, 2015 – Pro-Pave, Inc. has much more to celebrate this year than just its 15th anniversary. Known for outstanding work at Arlington National Cemetery, the Pentagon, and other sites throughout the Mid-Atlantic, the locally operated company has been named to Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction magazine’s “2015 Top Paving Contractor” list. Becoming
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6 Ways Your Returning Students Can Wreck Your Campus Parking Lot

Colleges and universities across the country are getting ready to welcome their students back for another year of learning and, let’s be honest, partying. But beware; every one of your students—whether a bright-eyed freshman or a seasoned senior—can wreak havoc on your campus parking lot in a number of ways: Ordering too many things from
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How to Tell if Your Asphalt Needs a Pavement Sealing Treatment This Summer

If you’ve ever put your bare feet on a parking lot that’s been baking in the midday summer sun, then you know why pavement sealing is so important during the warm weather months in the mid-Atlantic. How does hot weather damage my pavement? The Maryland/Washington, DC/Virginia area endures an annual cycle of thawing and freezing
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