The Workmanship Warranty

The Workmanship Warranty

A key to winning more asphalt paving business By Jeff Winke The Roman poet Ovid once said “Make the workmanship surpass the materials.” That was back in 43 BC, but that truism can easily apply to 2023. One has to wonder how quality was verified back then. Did the...
Safety is second to none

Safety is second to none

For the paving contractor there is no equal in importance By Jeff Winke Asphalt paving is dangerous. Heavy equipment, high temperature materials, and the pressing need to quickly produce quality results can prove challenging. “The most important responsibility a...
The Line Striping  Pavement Marking Challenge

The Line Striping Pavement Marking Challenge

Self-perform or contract out? By Jeff Winke Do it yourself or farm it out? That becomes a critical question for contractors to wrestle with in respect to some of the services they offer customers. One area of an asphalt paving contractor’s world where the question is...
Selling the Pluses of Sealcoating

Selling the Pluses of Sealcoating

Managing customer expectations By Jeff Winke When applied properly, asphalt pavement sealcoat looks miraculous! The paved surface looks fresh, brand new, and as good as a 10-year-old boy dressed in his Sunday’s best. Sealcoating is the process of applying a protective...
Todd Eichholz

Todd Eichholz

A&A Paving Contractors, Inc. Roselle, Illinois By Jeff Winke WHO ARE WE? A&A Paving in Roselle, Illinois is an asphalt paving and concrete company that has been in business for more than 63 years. Even with their long history, the company reports to operate...