Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

What makes Asphalt Reinforcement Services one of the leading asphalt companies?

Over 20 million tons of asphalt are produced in the UK each year, with 2014 and 2015 seeing the market once again growing after a period of stagnation. Damaged road surfaces are not only dangerous but they also cost local authorities more and more money in maintenance and compensation pay-outs. In other words, using high 

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Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

The asphalt suppliers’ conundrum

Repeat business and asphalt suppliers… It’s an age-old business model—make your first sale to a client and then build a relationship with them based on repeat business. The cost of sales is significantly lower for returning clients and creating customer loyalty is vital to maintaining this easier income stream. This model works brilliantly for consumables, 

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Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Products for car park surfaces

Products for car park surfaces When it comes to asphalt, not all of it is on the road. There are literally thousands of acres of car parks in the UK and their surfaces need to be just as safe and drive-worthy as any highway. Retail parks, leisure centres, cinema complexes, sports facilities—just think of the 

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Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

There’s no need for reflective cracking next winter

Winter is often the most stressful time for roads and those in charge of maintaining them, with reflective cracking and potholes being two of the greatest challenges to keep on top of. The recent wet winters, record rainfall and severe flooding, have caused unprecedented reflective cracking across the road network. Also, frost damage to road 

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Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

A Flash Flood of Reflective Cracking

As flood water levels rise in the UK, so does the cost of reactive maintenance to repair the reflective cracking caused to our roads. Not only is the UK known for it’s grey skies and washed out summers, but with increasingly wetter winters, the quality of our infrastructure has the capacity to decline rapidly. Excessive 

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Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Tarmacadam – what’s the crack?

How is it that cracks always seem to appear from out of nowhere and always at the dead of night so that they are there, silently waiting for us in the morning? Cracks in tarmacadam can be relatively easily explained, and they occur for a number of reasons. Reasons which can often be identified by 

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Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Road resurfacing resurfaces

When we do things properly from the outset and we invest in their value, their quality and their lifespan, then we rarely find ourselves in a position of having to redo them, to pay again to do a better job another time around, or worse still to provide a temporary stop-gap, an all-too-costly quick fix. 

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Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Road surfacing contractors – rough ride?

When you have a problem it is understandable that you want a quick solution, so when you need a new surface laying or an existing one repairing, how do you navigate the road surfacing contractors out there to ensure you come up with the best fit for your budget, deadlines and needs? Here at Asphalt 

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Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Road surfacing agility

moment you learn to drive onwards, the assumption is that road surfacing is to be equated with setbacks, tailbacks, and endless stretches of cones, average speed camera zones and hazardously narrowed lanes. In our minds, routinely scarred by delays, disappointments and missed meetings and connections, agility and speed would not be words that we might 

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Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Road maintenance services holding you up?

Taking to the open road is something that many convertible driving motorists and cyclists look forward to. So, when the sun comes out and there’s a whole weekend stretching ahead, many set off somewhere in order to escape, to unwind after the week, to simply enjoy the freedom of being on the move without being in a hurry. 

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