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5 Simple Things You Can Do to Boost Your Curb Appeal

The exterior appearance of your property is known as it’s ‘curb appeal’ and this can play an important role in the valuation of your home. Although it might seem superficial when compared to the internal features of your home, first impressions really do count on the modern property market. This week, we run through five things you can do to boost the curb appeal of your home. Re-do your driveway In most Australian front yards, paving takes up a significant proportion

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5 Good Reasons to Install an Asphalt Driveway This Spring

Now that the warmer weather has arrived in Melbourne, you’re probably beginning to think more about the exterior appearance of your home, and perhaps even looking for ways to add value to your property before the spring selling season takes off. One of the best ways to transform the exterior appearance of your property is by installing or upgrading hardscaping elements like fences, paving and driveways. This week, we take a look at five key reasons why you

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

5 Advantages of Asphalt Sporting Courts

Asphalt sporting courts have long been the leisure surface of choice for local councils, schools and private property owners. In this article, we explore five of the key reasons why asphalt continues to be a popular surfacing option for sporting courts in Victoria and around the world. Multifunction One of the great advantages of sporting courts made out of this material is that they can be used for almost any sport or leisure activity. Asphalt has excellent surface tension properties which makes

4 Reasons Asphalt is an Environmentally Friendly Material

It’s been hard to conceptualise asphalt as an environmentally friendly material ever since Joni Mitchell first sung the line “they paved paradise and put up a parking lot” way back in 1970. However, Ms Mitchell may have felt about the subject, asphalt is one of the most environmentally sustainable, energy efficient, and low emission construction materials available on the modern market. Here are four key reasons why asphalt should be considered a green surfacing option. 1. Recycling and energy efficiency Asphalt is