Entries by jmorrell

3 Ways to Remove Parking Lot Striping

Quality parking lot striping is essential for safety in and around your building. While regular maintenance can help these markings last, eventually you will need to have them repainted on your asphalt or concrete. How will your old striping be removed? SMI Paving wants to tell you about three of the main ways contractors remove […]

4 Common Types of Asphalt Repairs

No matter how careful you are, it’s impossible to keep your pavement in North Carolina or South Carolina in perfect condition forever. Over time your asphalt will need repairs due to the effects of traffic, weather, and other factors. But if you know what to expect, you can be better prepared for any type of […]

What Causes Asphalt to Break Down?

When it comes to the asphalt that’s used in parking lots and driveways, you want yours to last as long as possible. In order to do that, you should know what things cause asphalt to break down. As one of the leaders for commercial asphalt paving in Charlotte, NC, SMI Paving has the answers you’re looking […]

Springtime is the Right Time to Repair Potholes

As winter draws to a close and spring arrives, you’ll start to see your property with fresh eyes. If you own or manage a commercial property, you may notice that the cold, damp weather took a toll on your asphalt. As a result, there may be a few potholes you need to take care of. The […]

How Long Will Asphalt Paving Last?

Asphalt is a relatively inexpensive, durable commercial paving option. But when you’re paving a parking lot, you want to make sure your investment will last. Here’s what SMI Paving wants you to know about the lifespan of a typical asphalt paving job: What’s the typical lifespan of asphalt? Asphalt is one of the most reliable commercial […]