Pittsburgh Paving Company on Why Homeowners Should Consider Installing Asphalt Driveways with Winter Just Around the Corner

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JR Paving and Construction, serving Washington County, Allegheny County, and Cranberry Township, lists five reasons asphalt is a great choice for driveways and parking lots.

Fall is in the air and winter will soon be upon Pennsylvania residents. However, there’s still plenty of time before the autumn season ends for homeowners and business owners to pave, reseal, and maintain their asphalt driveways and parking lots.

Asphalt is a popular choice for driveways, especially in colder climates. The recyclable, economical material is created from a mixture of concrete and petroleum which makes it both tough and flexible.

“Asphalt is a durable weather resistant material that can withstand the harshest of winters and can last many years,” says JR, president of JR Paving and Construction. “However, it’s important to hire a qualified and experienced paving contractor for installation. The surface must be prepared properly to achieve the desired results.”

Here are five reasons asphalt is a great choice for the winter months:

    1. Asphalt is made to withstand freezing and thawing.

    2. Although salt can damage concrete driveways, asphalt is unaffected. “When exposed to de-icing chemicals or salt, asphalt doesn’t break down so there aren’t any worries in the winter,” JR explains.

    3. The dark black color of asphalt absorbs sunlight and helps melt ice and snow.

    4. Snow can be plowed, blown, or shoveled unlike gravel driveways.

    5. An asphalt driveway grade can be controlled so water drains off, improving traction and making winter navigation less hazardous.

With 40 years of experience, JR Paving and Construction Co., Inc. can provide the expertise to install and maintain asphalt parking lots and driveways that will last for years to come. Their attention to detail and exceptional customer service has earned them a reputation as one of the top paving companies in the Pittsburgh area. Currently they are busy tar and chipping roads in Carmichael, Pennsylvania and will soon begin tennis courts for Mount Pleasant School District.

To find out more about this terrific company, visit their website http://www.jrpavingandconstruction.com.

About JR Paving and Construction

JR Paving Company is a locally family owned and operated full service paving company. Their services include paving, tar and chipping, seal coating, striping, excavation, grading, basing, pipe and conduit installation, ditching, installation of drains and catch basins, concrete work, tie walls, tennis courts, running tracks, golf cart paths, demolition and roofing. With 40 years experience, they handle each job as if it’s their only job. JR Paving and Construction Co., Inc. proudly serves Allegheny, Armstrong, Westmoreland, Beaver, Washington, Bedford, Fayette, Blair, Greene, Butler, Indiana, Cambria, Somerset, and Lawrence Counties.

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