Adding Milling to Service Capabilities

Adding Milling to Service Capabilities

A tough choice that can reward By Jeff Winke The big decision to jump ahead or not? Many asphalt paving contractors are there at the edge. They teeter … weighing the pros and cons of adding their own cold planer to their equipment fleet. The question being...
Key Considerations

Key Considerations

Time to upgrade to a better sweeper? By Jeff Winke Timing. The key consideration for everything in life. It governs choices, decisions, and luck–both good and bad. Timing is either in the realm of control–something planned for or it’s unanticipated,...
Color Sealcoating Best Uses

Color Sealcoating Best Uses

Aesthetic appearance improves with color By Jeff Winke A pavement’s condition and functionality speaks volumes about the establishment that it serves. A well-groomed and maintained asphalt-paved parking lot, for instance, will reveal the owner’s value for safety and...
Heat or No Heat Asphalt Repair

Heat or No Heat Asphalt Repair

How best to proceed in pavement repair and patching By Jeff Winke When facing the need for an asphalt pavement repair or patching project, contractors can choose between reheat technology or no heat methods. The heat / no-heat decision is dependent upon the condition...
It’s Dangerous  Out There

It’s Dangerous Out There

Safety Should Be Priority One! By Jeff Winke One issue that surfaces frequently in paving and construction industry websites, magazines, blogs, and books is the issue of safety. It makes total sense when you consider the volatile mix of people, technologically complex...
Adapting During Covid-19

Adapting During Covid-19

Sealcoating contractors are resilient By Jeff Winke The dang virus is affecting the sealcoating market. The coronavirus is having an impact on the work and when customers want it completed. “Some sealcoat customers want to delay work during the pandemic, while...