Monthly Archives: May 2016

Preparing your Yard for Winter

In the second part of our winter home care series, we look at some of the ways you can prepare your yard for the colder months, so that it still looks great come springtime. Seal your driveway Nothing makes a front yard look run down like an unsealed driveway and come winter, the problem becomes a functional one too as the ground surface becomes sodden and muddy. Sealing your driveway with asphalt is a fast, durable, and cost effective way to instantly

The Future of Asphalt

An integral part of human nature is our propensity to conceptualise what the future may hold. How the urban landscape will look in 10, 20, 50 or even a hundred years is a topic that occupies artists, writer and filmmakers but the types of materials the metropolis of the future will be made out of is something that our imagination often overlooks. In this article, we take a look at some of the exciting research developments set to advance (or

4 Asphalt Myths Busted

Although ubiquitous in an urban landscape like Melbourne, asphalt is an often misunderstood building material that gets a bad rap in terms of it’s functionality and environmental impact. In this article, we aim to dispel four of the popular myths surrounding asphalt and it’s use in the building industry. Asphalt isn’t durable If asphalt is properly installed and maintained, then it has the potential to last between 20-40 years and is in fact known as ‘perpetual pavement’. Asphalt is far more durable