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As a leading commercial paving company in Toronto, with clients such as Hydro One, Costco and the TTC.


Pavemar Paving specializes in Parking Lot Paving, Asphalt Repair, Asphalt Resurfacing, Concrete Services, Water Management, Line Painting and Road Construction.


Whether you need to add curb appeal, reinstate line painting for safety, or repair your catch basin for proper water drainage - Pavemar Paving is the company you can depend on.


Continue scrolling down this page to see some of our recent work or fill out our form below to get a free quote and schedule your commercial project.

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Parking Lot Repair for Costco in Mississauga| Pavemar Paving

Parking Lot Repair for Costco in Mississauga

This project required us to repair the designated areas one section at a time to minimize disruption. All of the parking lot construction was completed within 3 days while keeping 85% of the parking stalls available for public use at all times.

Commercial Parking Lot in Richmond Hill | Pavemar Paving

Commercial Parking Lot in Richmond Hill

Sometimes you just need to start from scratch. This parking lot was removed and replaced with 2 coats of hot mix asphalt - a base coat of Hl8 and a top coat of Hl3. The newly established line painting helps to promote efficient traffic flow while maximizing use for the tenants and customers.

Gravel Grading for Water Drainage | Pavemar Paving

Gravel Grading for Water Drainage

This entire loading dock depends on two central catch basins for stormwater management (see pylons in image for reference). Once we removed the broken asphalt, we spent a full day regrading the backlot to ensure proper water drainage.

Concrete + Asphalt Road Repair in Toronto | Pavemar Paving

Concrete + Asphalt Road Repair in Toronto

A water main ruptured underground this Toronto community causing the roadway to be shutdown until the pipe was fixed. Once the project was handed over to us, we made quick work of this total road restoration (concrete curbs + asphalt replacement) so that the community could get back to normal as soon as possible.

Asphalt Basketball Court in Markham | Pavemar Paving

Asphalt Basketball Court in Markham

Unlike concrete, asphalt will bend before it breaks. This makes asphalt the go-to material for outdoor sporting courts. Projects like these demand a level surface finish while maintaining just enough slope for proper water drainage.


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What Causes Potholes and How Can They be Prevented

May 01, 20233 min read


Parking Lot Paving

We know...Potholes suck...

Potholes are a significant headache that costs Canadian drivers billions of dollars annually for vehicle repairs and maintenance.

A poorly maintained parking lot filled with potholes and cracks can damage your customers’ cars like bent rims, blown-out tires, or damage the vehicle's undercarriage.


But what causes potholes, and how can you deal with them? Read on to learn everything you need to know about potholes!


What Causes Potholes?

A few factors play into the formation of potholes, but the two key causes are water and temperature.

First, all roads have cracks and imperfections from wear and use. When snow or ice is on the road, the water can seep into these cracks or pits. This wears out the road and accelerates the decay.

But the real trouble happens when the temperature changes, particularly when the weather gets below freezing. When the water inside the crack freezes, it expands inside the crack. This causes the crack to widen and get worse.

And then, when the weather gets warm again, the second part of the equation comes into play. Warmer weather makes the water evaporate, which causes a gap that the pavement sinks into.

This entire process leads to the creation of those frustrating potholes. Some things can be done to fix or prevent potholes from happening as much, but it's nearly impossible to stop them completely without routine maintenance.


How Are Potholes Repaired?

Before patching the pothole with new asphalt, the pothole needs to be cleaned out from any debris or broken pavement. After that, new asphalt is compacted into the hole. The compacting will help bond the new asphalt to the old. It will help seal the pavement against water getting back into it, hopefully keeping the area pothole-free for some time.

These repairs will help keep the pavement intact, but unfortunately, potholes will continue to appear due to the natural weathering. Thankfully, there are still a few things that can help prevent the formation of potholes!

How Can They Be Prevented?

The best way to prevent potholes is through routine maintenance and repairs; filling in the potholes while still small prevents them from getting bigger.

It's also helpful to do regular resurfacing of your pavement. This ensures a smooth lot which is more difficult for water to seep into to form large cracks and expand them into potholes.

Part of the strategy for avoiding potholes is to plan ahead when you're first laying pavement. Ensuring it's sealed properly and has a good drainage system is key for slowing the formation of potholes in the pavement.


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Now that you have a better idea of what causes potholes and some ways to treat or prevent them, you'll be prepared next time one shows up in your parking lot! It's important to take care of these problems as soon as possible before they become an even bigger issue.


If you need paving repair for your parking lot in GTA, contact Pavemar! We'd love to help you out.

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Looking for unparalleled commercial paving services in Toronto and the GTA?

Your search ends here at Pavemar Paving.

With over 30 years of experience, our dedicated team excels in delivering exceptional asphalt paving solutions, ensuring the durability and longevity of your commercial spaces.

​Commercial projects such as pedestrian malls, plazas and parking lots are only a few examples of the various industrial and commercial paving projects we specialize at Pavemar Paving. Whether the pavement surface is used for pedestrian or vehicle traffic, we offer strong, durable, and long-lasting work. 

Contact us today for quality commercial parking lot paving. We serve in Toronto, Markham, Woodbridge, Richmond Hill, Newmarket, Brampton, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Burlington, Milton, Oakville and Uxbridge.


Asphalt is the most commonly used material for driveways, roads and parking lots; and there is a good reason for that. It is resistant to water, heat and cold, making it very durable. The most common failure mechanism is fatigue from repeated loading over time, however, if the asphalt is applied properly, it can last a long time without giving you any trouble or headaches. When it comes to industrial or commercial paving, the proper application of asphalt determines how durable and long-lasting it will be. One of the biggest mistakes when applying asphalt is not preparing the surface properly. This includes removing the old asphalt, grading, compacting the soil and applying the crushed rock and subsoil.


At Pavemar Paving, we take pride in our experienced paving crew and state-of-the-art heavy equipment. Our skilled professionals have the expertise to handle commercial and industrial parking lots, container unloading docks, heavy industrial trucks, bus terminals, and more. We utilize our heavy equipment, giving us the advantage of providing reliable and efficient paving services for your commercial spaces.​Visit our Gallery for a better understanding!


Your parking lot should be sturdy enough to be resistant to heat, cold and moisture. If you notice cracks and pots holes in your parking lot, you should consider installing a new lot. We prefer asphalt as it is easier to maintain and repair. A parking lot with regular maintenance and resurfacing can look as gorgeous as it did on the first day. We can help you with parking lot paving and maintenance. To know more about our services, give us a call.


A well-maintained parking lot goes a long way, considering the parking lot is a visitor’s first impression of the place. Here are some tips to keep your parking lot good as new:

-​Routine inspections:

-Fill the cracks, clear the chemical deposit and clean the entire area.

-Sweep it often: Do not let water or moisture stay on asphalt for too long. It weakens the surface.Inspect drains: A water logging problem can become huge in moments.

-Always clear clogged drains.Clear oil and chemicals: Oil and chemicals deteriorate the material that holds asphalt together. Clear it soon as you see it.


Ready to enhance the appeal and functionality of your commercial property? Contact Pavemar Paving today for a free quote. Our team is dedicated to providing top-quality commercial paving services in Newmarket, Richmond Hill, and the surrounding areas. Let us transform your space with our expertise and professionalism.


Contact Pavemar Paving today for a free quote and experience unmatched commercial paving services in Newmarket, Richmond Hill, and beyond.

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