Driveway Paving Checklist: Prepare Your Residential and Commercial Driveway

Are you a homeowner or small business owner considering a driveway or parking lot facelift? When it comes to both residential and commercial paving in our Vancouver location, our team has outlined some important considerations when hiring a company to complete the job.  In this week’s blog, we’ll prepare you for a successful outcome.  Of […]

Is it Time for An ADA Upgrade or Renovation? AA Asphalting Has You Covered


Having a handicap accessible business goes far beyond just being accessible for your customers. In actuality, ADA compliance is a legal requirement of businesses, and new statutes and regulations are passed regularly which need to be adhered to.  As such, even if you’ve been compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (often shortened to the […]

Hot Summer Asphalt Temperatures: How To Prepare

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Residents in the Pacific Northwest may still remember 2021’s summer of heatwaves. In Oregon, some temperatures reached close to 118 degrees last year!  Even without a rise in heatwaves, summer temperatures can still get very hot across the country, which means that the asphalt temperatures in the summer also rise significantly and sometimes to dangerous […]

Washington State CDL License: Step-By-Step Instructions

If you’re seeking employment where you’ll be performing heavy equipment hauling, you’ll need to obtain your CDL. Here at AA Asphalting we’re often hiring for positions that require a Washington state CDL license. Even if a CDL is not required, we value it so highly as a skill, that for many positions, we pay an […]

5 Considerations Before Beginning A Commercial Asphalt Restoration Project

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Commercial restoration projects require a bit more forethought before executing than a simple pavement job like refinishing your driveway. As such, it’s important to have a thorough understanding of the various factors that could impact both decision-making and your asphalt restoration job as a whole. Depending on your answers to the following questions, the type […]

Light VS. Heavy Broom Finish Concrete

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When it comes to concrete restoration and finishing, one question many people don’t consider at first is how they want their concrete finished. Not everyone is interested in super smooth concrete, for example, and may opt for a finish that is intentionally rustic. If you’re paving a patio or heavily trafficked surface, choosing a different […]

4 Common Reasons For Hard Surface Restoration

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While asphalt and concrete are sturdy materials for construction and pavement jobs, that isn’t to say that they’re impervious to wear and tear. Many times, a team of commercial asphalt professionals is needed in order to provide repair services for concrete and asphalt when it gets damaged or undergoes normal wear and tear due to […]

6 Household Items That Can Remove Oil Stains From Asphalt

If you’ve just gotten an asphalting job done at your home, you’re likely ecstatic at how pristine your driveway looks. The asphalting company will give you an idea of how long to stay off new asphalt in order to ensure that it stays in good condition; however, months or years after your asphalting job is […]

Employee Safety is AA Asphalting’s Top Priority

At AA Asphalting we have always put employee safety first and will continue to do so as we strive to provide the best possible service to our valued customers. AA Asphalting is committed to protecting our team members and the people in the communities that we serve. Employee safety and training is not only crucial […]

4 Common Types of Asphalt Repair

While asphalt is a reliable construction material for paving, all types of asphalt (whether hot asphalt or cold mix) will likely need repairs after a few years. Of course, how often you need to repair your asphalt surface depends on what sort of wear and tear your asphalt endures year after year. For example, if […]

What’s The Difference Between Asphalt & Concrete?

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When it comes to choosing the right paving material for your home, you’re likely to be faced with a decision between asphalt and concrete. Both are appropriate for driveways and landscaping projects, so you’d be fine to choose either one. To make an educated decision, it’s best to understand the differences between the two materials […]

5 Benefits of a Career in the Asphalt Industry

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The last couple of years have turned the job market upside down as many jobseekers and current employees re-evaluate what they’re looking for from work. As a result, you may be looking for a new job or exciting opportunity to shake up your work life. While a career in asphalt paving might not be the […]

The 7 Step Process for Asphalt Pavement Installation and Restoration

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When it comes to different asphalt services, each job requires its own process. For example, pavement restoration is a bit different than pavement installation. At the same time, getting your pavement installed properly can make pavement restoration jobs much less involved, since you won’t be having to correct a poorly-done job that has caused further […]

Yes, A New Parking Lot Can Increase Your Business Revenue

Many business owners focus on redesigning their interior or upgrading their marketing plan when they want to increase sales or foot traffic at their storefront. While there’s nothing wrong with these tactics, it sometimes makes more sense to focus on the exterior aspects of your property first. After all, the exterior of a business can […]