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How Our Products Are Used to Create a Roadway Shim

How Our Products Are Used to Create a Roadway Shim

Considering that roads experience a lot of wear and tear, it’s essential to invest in proper maintenance. If you don’t prioritize treating uneven pavement, it can lead to potential problems for both people and vehicles. If the base of the road is still in good condition, you may be in luck because with the correct treatment, such as creating a roadway shim, you can have your road back to normal.  

At UNIQUE Paving Materials, we are dedicated to providing products known for their adaptability and ease of use. This way, you can take care of all of your road repair needs quickly and efficiently.

What Is a Roadway Shim and Why You Should Choose UNIQUE Paving Materials

One of the common treatments to help preserve your road is called a shim. You may wonder “what is a roadway shim?” and it’s essentially a temporary repair measure. It’s typically a repair that is used when the road is in a state of failure and needs immediate attention. It would be the first step before a permanent roadway project is completed. So, by using a roadway shim, you can continue ongoing traffic for the time being while planning more major repair work.

Our products at UNIQUE can also act as a temporary barrier, being used to create a roadway shim. One of our products, the UPM® Cold Mix, is ideal for this application and in many instances can act as a long-term solution for these types of repairs. By choosing this product for your road treatment, you’ll see benefits including:

  • All-weather workability
  • Improving the safety and appearance of streets
  • No primer or tacking materials required
  • Helping reduce further potholes and unwanted road damage
  • Roads can be used immediately after repair
  • Eliminating costs associated with repeat repairs

In addition to our UPM® Cold Mix, we offer other products that can also be utilized for a project depending on your situation, including:

  • KOLD-FLO® Crack Filler – Our crack filler is a modified asphalt emulsion crack filler and asphalt sealer that is cost-effective. This product is ideal for pavements, roads, driveways, concrete foundations, parking lots, and other asphalt and concrete surfaces.

  • UNIQUE® Asphalt Resurfacer – This asphalt repair product is designed to rejuvenate and seal alligatored areas in pavements. It’s Gilsonite modified, and it protects against moisture, water, and deicing salts.

  • INTEGRA-SEAL® Rejuvenating Asphalt Sealer – Our asphalt sealer is designed to protect, seal, and beautify aging asphalt in an eco-friendly manner. It’s our new, professional-grade, premium asphalt-based sealer.
  • MICROMIX® Mini Cold Mix – Our cold mix was designed for more detailed repair and smaller needs. If you are looking to cover concrete cracks or pavement “pop outs,” this product is perfect for you.

We work hard to ensure that our products last longer than other asphalt repair products. Our R&D team is constantly researching, testing, and developing new solutions to solve the most difficult road maintenance problems.

Learn How Our Products Help Act as a Roadway Shim

If your roadway is currently in a bad state, be sure to check out our solutions. Contact us today if you want to learn more about how our products can create a roadway shim, providing the performance and results you desire.

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Becky Dunlavey

With over 10 years of experience, I wear many hats at UNIQUE Paving Materials. In addition to managing our multimedia marketing efforts and coordinating trade shows and regional events, working with the sales and customer service departments has allowed me to gain a multifaceted knowledge of the industry.

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If you’re looking for the best in asphalt repair companies that can supply premium materials, UNIQUE Paving Materials is the optimal choice for you. The road repair services and materials we offer are proven to save time, money, and even repeated repairs.