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Essential Pavement Maintenance Tips for the Summer

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With the wear and tear that most roads endure daily, it’s essential to conduct proper pavement maintenance to ensure the longevity of your pavement. One aspect to note, though, is that pavement maintenance in the summer serves different purposes based on the region and climate.

In regions that experience cold weather in the winters but relatively warm temperatures in the summer, the early summer season is the perfect time to repair cracks and deterioration that occurred in the winter, strengthen pavement for summer heat, and prepare pavement for the winter to come. In warm climates, summer pavement maintenance involves repairs, and, most importantly, ensuring pavement preservation.

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What You Need to Know About Concrete Resurfacing

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Want to make surface damaged concrete look new again? Enhance your driveways, patios, walkways, pool decks or any other concrete area with concrete resurfacing. Concrete resurfacing is a cost-effective solution for improving the safety and appearance of your concrete. UNIQUE Paving Materials has elastomeric resurfacing and concrete patching products to ensure the highest-quality solutions for you.

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5 of the Best Products for Parking Lot Sealcoating and Resurfacing

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Parking lot resurfacing can be a daunting task if you don’t have the right products to ensure the highest quality. Luckily, UNIQUE Paving Materials has the best products that offer a wide variety of repair solutions for your parking lot resealing needs. Unlike many other asphalt repair companies, UNIQUE supplies products that are effective for any season or weather condition.

For your parking lot repair needs, check out these five key products!

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A Common Language for Pavement Preservation

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Which Approach to Pavement Preservation Do You Take?

asphalt repair product supplierIn order to have efficient conversation regarding pavement preservation, it’s probably best that we get on the same page in regard to the types of maintenance being undertaken. Regardless of how little or well-prepared any agency is, they probably take part in each of the three types of pavement preservation related to managing the assets that are your roads.

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What Are Your State’s Roads Costing You?

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Whether it’s replacing blown tires or readjusting vehicle alignment, the cost of just maintaining a healthy operating vehicle can be exhausting. But what you may have not realized is that the condition of the roads you are driving on could be adding to that cost. In fact, according to The Washington Post, the average urban driver spends $515 a year on car repairs as a direct result of poor road maintenance.  (more…)

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Pavement Repair in Wet Conditions: A Case Study

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UPM®, Permanent Pavement Repair Material
Demonstrating UPM® in High Volume traffic and Heavy Loads.
Install Conditions: Wet Below 40º
Pavement Conditions: Poor
Installation Date: February 15, 2012
Time Elapsed: 4 Months
Location: Stromsburg, NE, 6th & Washington
Heavy farming equipment with light industrial

Cleaned as best we could

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Country Road Pothole Repair Case Study

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UPM®, Permanent Pavement Repair Material
Demonstrating UPM® in High Volume traffic.
Install Conditions: Wet Above 40ºF
Pavement Conditions: County Road
Installation Date: February 2012
Time Elapsed: 2 Months
Location: City of Stanton, KY, Peter Trace Road

UPM was used to repair several potholes in an area where the county has made MULTIPLE re-repairs. These repairs were made without removing the water prior to product application.

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