Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Asphalt Driveway Paving NJ

Today at McFarlane Paving we'd like to discuss our asphalt driveway paving NJ and the many benefits of asphalt paving. 

Are you building a new home or looking to update an older lot?  It is a good idea to consider the investment of  asphalt driveway paving NJ. Your driveway or any other walkway on your lot is important not just as a practical path of entry and exit, but also as a design feature that affects the aesthetics and value of your home. The act or technique of laying pavement is known as paving. There are several materials used for this purpose. No doubt, paved driveways are the an excellent choice when it comes to parking the car. Unpaved driveways will become very bothersome after wet weather conditions. The ground is left moist and vulnerable. Your cars can get stuck in the mud and leave unsightly tire treads in the yard. Of course there are several common options for pavement, ranging from  slab concrete or interlocking pavers, but recently one of the most popular, affordable, and versatile methods widely available is asphalt paving.

Asphalt Driveway Paving NJ
Asphalt is generally black in color and possesses a cement-like uniformity. The cement like consistency is obtained with the addition of sand, filler and bitumen. Asphalt is generally a recommended material for driveways because it is even, long lasting, and safe. Asphalt can also deal with any load, from sedans to even trucks for those who have them. Asphalt pavement can be custom-made to reduce noise, to minimize splash and spray during the wet seasons, and even to help treat rain water. It can also stand up to freezing and thawing. Another reason why asphalt is recommended materials for driveway is ease of installation; it is known for providing quick results. This makes it a good choice for revitalizing roads and streets especially when you need to get the work done in the minimum possible time. Using asphalt to pave your driveway guarantees you a long lasting driveway because asphalt is extremely durable and can be used for both low and high traffic conditions. Also it is weather-resistant in nature. Sudden changes in weather conditions hardly affect the material. Asphalt requires very less maintenance and as a driveway paving material, it is extremely easy to repair.

Asphalt driveways are a traditional and simple option and are by far the most popular driveway paving material. Putting in an asphalt driveway can create a stable driving surface with a no-nonsense appearance. However, this is not a task you would want to handle on your own, due to the various steps necessary for a stable, long-lasting drive. You'll also want to make sure you properly vet any driveway paving companies you consider hiring to ensure you find a skilled professional who will get the job done right. Asphalt driveway paving begins with preparing the underlying soil beneath where the coating of asphalt will be laid. Precision for laying smooth, even asphalt is essential for the quality and longevity of your driveway. The thickness of the asphalt and the manner in which it is laid down also affects the quality of your driveway paving. Our experienced professionals will suggest full-depth paving with a minimum of two inches of compacted mixture, though more is often recommended. 

It is advised to hire the services of professional driveway pavers for asphalt driveway paving NJ you can trust. So when you're ready to get your asphalt driveway paved, you want to make sure that you're hiring the very best company for your needs. If you're going to put out the money and spend the time to get it paved, you want it paved correctly! At McFarlane Paving we only have licensed, bonded, and insured contractors will provide asphalt driveway paving NJ for your property. For a quality asphalt driveway, call us today at 201-664-2696. One of our pavers will be happy to speak to you.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Paving Company in NJ

Why Choose McFarlane?

In our years in service we've seen many companies come and set up shop in our areas of service. But in 68 years of being here, there are many past customers that keep referring us to new customers and keep coming back to our paving company in NJ. Here are some reasons that people keep coming back to us at McFarlane Paving

Insurance
We have solid insurance plans that have been in place for many years. In truth no company should be without insurance, but unfortunately we have seen a more than a few cut corners and simply opt to not get insured. When a company is insured it means should anything go wrong and a contractor is injured, you do not have to pay for their medical bills.

Paving Company in NJ
Material, equipment and crew
There are many grades of asphalt with different percentages of recycled material in them. We only use the highest quality materials for your property because we only want great things for you. 

Additionally all our machines and equipment are kept in excellent shape to insure no breakdowns on the job. 

Our crew has spent thousands of hours on job sites and they are always looking for ways to improve and become more efficient. They are honest, good men who are licensed and certified to work in New Jersey.  

Charges and Payment
As a reputable company we are always transparent about prices. When you first call, we will answer all your questions and tell you the details of exactly what you are paying for. At McFarlane Paving we only charge you for the work we agreed would be done. We will never ask you for a down payment or sneak in extra costs. 

To learn more about us as a paving company in NJ, please call us today at 201-664-2696. One of our skilled pavers will be happy to speak to you. 

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Asphalt Driveways in NJ

Are you looking for new ideas about your driveway or are you looking for a new asphalt driveway? There are things to consider if you want to replace or choosing a new asphalt driveway.  Today we at McFarlane Paving want to which driveway is right for you, what are the benefits, and what type of ongoing maintenance does it require. These are important things to consider, especially if you are choosing a new asphalt driveway in NJ. Here is why:

Asphalt is pliable making it more forgiving when it comes to thaw cycles or freezing than other driveways. If you happen to live in a snowy region, asphalt is a great and suitable option for a driveway to install as the black color can soak in the heat from the sun and melt snow faster than other types of driveways making it the common driveways in most snowy areas.

Asphalt Driveways in NJ 
Asphalt installation
Different from other types of driveways, asphalt needs to be installed by professional asphalt paving company or contractor such as ours. If installed by us, it usually takes a day or two after the preparation. Depending on where the asphalt is being installed, it can take a day or a couple of weeks to prepare the surface. There is very little inconveniences you can get from installing asphalt driveway. They only take 24 hours to be ready to be driven on after installation, however, a new asphalt driveway can take years to fully cure which means there might be minor scarring of the surface from power steering divots, snow blade, sharp turns, tractor tires and a variety of other things.

Asphalt replacing
If you’ve already installed asphalt driveway, over a period of time it might start to shows aging signs and exceptional deterioration. You may discover it starts to look patchy, blotchy and inviting and some have a tremendous amount of patching. When asphalt driveway starts to show these signs, you need to completely remove and replace it or overlay the existing asphalt. The repair and replacing service should be offered by a reputable paving company that will guarantee you best driveway. At McFarlane Paving we take care to do everything right, so we'll perform all the necessary testing to determine if your driveway should be completely removed and replaced.

The goal of installing or replacing an asphalt driveway should be to maximize its life expectancy. Before installing a new asphalt driveway in NJ or removing and replacing the already existing one, you should come up with a solid plan as asphalt needs maintenance after every 3 to 5 years.

To learn more about us at McFarlane Paving or for more information about our asphalt driveways in NJ, please call us today at 201-664-2696. One of our skilled paving contractors will be happy to speak to you