Entries by jmorrell

Simple Ways to Make Your Asphalt Driveway Last Longer

An asphalt driveway should literally pave the way for you and your guests to enter your home. Adding a paved driveway to your home is an investment, so it’s important that you make it last as long as possible. Here at SMI Paving, we want to help you get the most life out of your asphalt driveway. […]

What’s Included in a Driveway Sealcoating Estimate?

Sealcoating can do numbers for your asphalt driveway. In fact, driveway sealcoating is one of the best ways you can protect your asphalt from elements like harsh weather and UV rays. When you call for this service, you’ll be given an estimate from the sealcoating company. What should be included in this document? Here’s an overview […]

4 Ways to Make Your Driveway Look Better

Your asphalt driveway says a lot to your guests, neighbors, and passersby. If it doesn’t look great, people may make that assumption about your home and the rest of your property – even if that isn’t true at all. Before inviting family and friends over for the holidays, you may want to do a little […]

How to Tell if You’ve Hired a Great Asphalt Paving Company

A good asphalt paving job takes time. Professional pavers take their time and pay close attention to the residential and commercial paving work they do. But for the average homeowner or property manager, knowing whether you’re getting quality work can be difficult. That’s where SMI Paving can help. Here are three ways to tell if […]

4 Ways to Identify Quality Parking Lot Paving

Maintaining a safe place for your employees and customers to park is an important job for any commercial facilities manager. But before you call for parking lot paving, make sure you know what makes up a quality commercial paving job.  SMI Paving has four ways to tell if your Charlotte, NC asphalt paving passes the test. […]

How to Protect Your Parking Lot From UV Rays

You know that ultraviolet rays are bad for your skin. But did you know that they’re bad for your pavement, too? Just like they damage your skin, UV rays can cause your asphalt parking lot to break down. If you want to avoid the need for commercial paving repair, there are a few things you can […]

4 Signs You May Need a New Parking Lot

When your parking lot is in bad condition, it sends a message about your company that may not be accurate. At SMI Paving, we know you care about the appearance of your property and the safety of all who are there. If your asphalt isn’t looking its best, it’s time to consider whether you should repair […]

3 Benefits of a Shaped Driveway

Your driveway plays a big part in your home’s curb appeal. You know you should keep it looking its best through maintenance and repairs. But have you ever thought about your driveway’s shape? This decision can affect the appearance and value of your home for years to come. Here are three benefits of having a […]

5 Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Parking Lot

Taking care of your commercial asphalt is important, especially during the summer. As a commercial paving repair business, the team at SMI Paving believes this is vital to having a long-lasting, safe space for vehicles to park and travel through. Here are five of our top summertime parking lot maintenance tips: Walk around your parking […]

Your Summertime Asphalt Maintenance Checklist

Now that summer has finally arrived – along with the heat – it’s time to think about how it affects some of the things around your property. For example, now is the perfect time to take care of some much-needed maintenance on your asphalt surfaces. Here at SMI Paving, we recommend that facilities managers focus on […]