Entries by Nicole McKinnon

Why Does Asphalt Pavement Crack?

It’s one of the most common reasons our commercial paving customers call for asphalt pavement repair – those unattractive, potentially damaging cracks. Sometimes called alligator or spider cracks, these aren’t minor problems you can simply overlook. In order to help you defend against cracks in the future, the asphalt pavement repair experts at SMI Paving want to […]

What Is Tar and Chip Paving?

When it comes to your driveway, you want a first-class look. Although a driveway may not seem that important on the surface, it’s appearance can totally change the way people see your home and your vehicles. So what kind of paving stands out from the rest? What will make people take notice for all the right […]

Answers to Your Top 5 Commercial Sealcoating Questions

At SMI Paving, we get a lot of questions about from our customers about sealcoating their asphalt and pavement at their businesses. If you want to learn more about commercial sealcoating in Fort Mill, Rock Hill, Charlotte, and the Carolinas, check out these five questions that we hear most: What causes the most wear and tear to […]

Why Summer Is The Best Time For Commercial Sealcoating

Commercial sealcoating is essential for keeping your pavement in good condition for a long time. But when is the best time of the year to get it done? SMI Paving has done the research and we’ve come up with a list of reasons why summer is the optimal season for this kind of work: Increase in drying […]

Why Hire an Experienced Commercial Paving Contractor?

If you had a mechanical problem with your car, wouldn’t you want a trained professional to service it? Just like your vehicle, asphalt pavement is a critical but complicated part of our day to day lives. After all, you can’t have a parking lot without it! When it comes to the pavement at your commercial business in […]

3 Ways to Cut Commercial Paving Costs

If you’re a business owner, you’re looking for ways to make the most of your budget every day. As you try to stretch your dollars, you’ll no doubt look at all parts of your operation. This includes maintenance on your property. One line item that usually represents a considerable cost is paving and parking lot maintenance. But […]

Don’t Put Off Your Commercial Paving Repair

As a business owner, you want to stretch each dollar as far as you can. In some cases, that means putting off repairs at your facility. While some repairs to critical systems can’t be avoided, other areas get overlooked. This often includes parking lots and other paved areas. Although this may help you save money […]

What’s Included in a Commercial Sealcoating Estimate?

Sealcoating is one of the fastest, most cost-effective ways to improve the look of your parking lots and other paved areas. Just like any other professional service, you should get estimates from qualified commercial paving contractors before you hire anyone. Here are several things you should look for in a commercial sealcoating estimate. The estimate […]