Matching the Commercial Sweeper to the Need

Matching the Commercial Sweeper to the Need

Which works best for the job By Jeff Winke Commercial sweepers are valuable to asphalt paving contractors. They perform necessary clean-up to ensure a project jobsite is safe and attractive. They perform a variety of tasks, but which type of commercial sweeper is best...
Selling Decorative Paving

Selling Decorative Paving

The benefits are more than a pretty face By Jeff Winke One has to wonder if the Munchkins from the Wizard of Oz may be the best “spokeskins” for decorative paving? They definitely make a compelling case for a yellow roadway that promises to lead to a better life....
Is Bigger Always Better?

Is Bigger Always Better?

For infrared asphalt repair units, the answer varies By Jeff Winke Bigger, Better, Best! is the title of a children’s math learning book which helps in understanding the importance of calculating stuff, such as the area of a play room for instance. The title does not...
The Road to Safety Starts with Stability

The Road to Safety Starts with Stability

How offset compaction roller attachments ensure a safer jobsite By Lynn Marsh, Road Widener LLC President Safety is the highest priority on any construction jobsite, but not every equipment solution aids in attaining that safety goal. In fact, in 2020, more than...
Intelligent Compaction Is the Key

Intelligent Compaction Is the Key

Long-lasting, durable paved surfaces result from quality compaction By Jeff Winke Compaction is the exertion of force on something so that it becomes more dense. With asphalt paved road construction, compaction is considered one of the most important processes. It is...
Will Adding Striping Add Up to More Business?

Will Adding Striping Add Up to More Business?

Expansion of services may be a good thing By Jeff Winke Growing an asphalt paving business can be a challenge. There are numerous concerns with obtaining and keeping good employees, how best to cope with supply-chain issues, and how best to diversify the services...