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Replacing infrastructure in the GTA presents unique challenges that require an experienced team.

 

Pavemar Paving has been in business for over 30 years specializing in custom construction solutions to fulfill the needs of any project.

Our recent city projects include alleyway paving, asphalt resurfacing, road reconstruction, asphalt patches, catch basin repair, sidewalks and french curbs.

 

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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

North York Laneway Driveway

Waterproofing repairs along the foundation of this home required this driveway to be completed in two phases. Watch this video to learn more or read up on Toronto permit information here.

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.

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Winter Warriors: Protecting Your Asphalt from Cold Weather Damage

February 13, 20243 min read

If you live in the GTA and own a home or business with an asphalt parking surface, you understand the importance of year-round pavement maintenance in Toronto.

As the harsh weather rolls in, the drop in temperature can be tough on asphalt surfaces like driveways and parking areas. Knowing how to prepare can keep your pavement in great shape.

Here are some essential steps to shield your asphalt from the cold weather's harsh effects. From preventative measures to ongoing care, we've got you covered.

Prepare Before the Cold Hits

Getting your pavement ready before winter is essential. Look over your parking lot for any cracks or damage. Fixing these issues early can stop water from getting in. Pooling water can cause more significant damage during the freeze-thaw cycle.

Use a high-quality sealant for extra protection against moisture and the cold. Sealcoating protects against moisture, UV rays, and harmful substances, making your asphalt more durable.

If it's been a while since the last inspection, it's worth having a professional take a look. They can spot potential problems you might miss and recommend the best course of action. 

Keep It Clean

Leaving debris like leaves and twigs on your asphalt doesn't just look messy, it can actually damage your pavement. These materials hold moisture, leading to dampness and deterioration. Regularly sweeping and cleaning your pavement keeps it free from these damaging elements.

Moreover, a clean asphalt surface is safer to walk and drive on, reducing the risk of slips and vehicle damage during cold spells. Make a habit of checking for and removing debris, especially after storms or windy days, to keep your pavement in good condition.

Ensure Good Drainage

Water is a major problem for asphalt, especially with the freeze-thaw cycle in winter. Make sure your pavement has good drainage to avoid standing water. A good drainage system helps keep water away from your pavement, protecting it from damage.

Improving drainage might involve clearing out gutters and drains near your pavement or even adjusting the landscape to ensure water flows away from the asphalt. 

Fix Damage Promptly

Even with all these precautions, your pavement might still get damaged. Fixing potholes and cracks quickly stops them from getting bigger. Fast repairs keep your pavement strong and can save you money by avoiding more extensive repairs later.

It's also important to choose the right materials and methods for repairs, depending on the damage and the type of asphalt you have. Sometimes, a simple patch might be enough, but other times, more comprehensive work may be needed. Regular checks can help you catch and fix problems early.

Pavement Maintenance Made Simple 

Keeping your pavement safe from winter damage takes a bit of effort, but it's well worth it in the long run. By following these pavement maintenance steps, you can help ensure your asphalt stays in good condition, no matter the weather. Remember, a little care now can prevent big headaches in the future.

Here at Pavemar Paving, we understand the importance of a sleek, durable asphalt surface finish. With over 30 years of experience in Toronto and the GTA, we're on hand to help with all aspects of asphalt paving and more. Reach out today to explore our solutions. 

Winter Asphalt Maintenance | Pavemar Paving

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