Tag: green asphalt

How to replace your old asphalt with renewable materials

A lot of the new asphalt you see in new cars these days is made from petroleum-based asphalt, and that petroleum-heavy asphalt has to be mixed with recycled plastics.But a new research paper published this week finds that you can make your own petroleum-derived asphalt at home.The paper, which was published in Nature Energy, reports […]

How to install asphalt over pavement in your home

With the heat wave of 2017, homeowners in Los Angeles, California, are using asphalt over plastic on concrete to protect their homes from the heat.The process involves spraying asphalt on concrete and using a metal grinder to sand the asphalt away.Asphalt over concrete is typically used as an insulating layer on asphalt over asphalt over […]

Which color is green? | Asphalt ton and paint calculator | Asparagus

Green asphalt and asphalt ton make up the bulk of the American landscape, and the green color of the asphalt on the roads and sidewalks of New York City, for example, is a result of both the green pigment and the asphalt itself.Green asphalt is an asphalt-based paint.Asphaltton, the other pigment, is derived from asphalt, […]

How to fix asphalt shingle cracks in your driveway

The asphalt shings that often crack in your house are actually cracks in the pavement.That’s because the shingled surface underneath the pavement is made up of more than one type of asphalt, said Steve Zagor, a soil scientist at the University of Missouri.There’s a layer of dirt and gravel, which acts as a barrier against […]

B.C. Green asphalt services: What you need to know

Vancouver, B.K. – The B.c.Green paving service is going through a major update.The city says they’ve added over 300 new asphalt pavements, including a new section of asphalt paving that runs across Main Street.articleThe new paving has been approved by the City of Vancouver and is expected to be operational this year.The new asphalt section […]

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