5 Tips For Getting Hired In The Construction Industry

Working in asphalt paving is one of the best construction jobs with little to no experience required at the entry level. That’s because asphalt paving companies, such as AA Asphalting, offer a lot of great benefits for anyone looking for a hands-on, outdoor job where hard work is rewarded. If you want to begin a […]

How To Select A Contractor For Your Next Municipality Project

Looking for an asphalt paving company to handle your next municipality project? Finding the right business to handle your professional asphalt repair job is a bit more involved than simply heading to Google and searching “asphalt companies Seattle.” Municipal projects often involve strict adherence to budgets and timelines, so it’s critical that you find the […]

Storm Drain Repair: Avoid Property Damage Before It’s Too Late

Storm drain repair and maintenance is likely not very high on your list of priorities if you run your own company. After all, as a business owner, you’re probably more focused on what happens inside your business than what happens outside of it.  That being said, properly maintaining your storm drain, catch basin or storm […]

Start Your Career in Construction: Become A Flagger Today

A flagging career can be an excellent job to pursue if you’re interested in working in the construction field. Many jobs in this sector are always in demand, and that’s just as true for flaggers as it is with many careers in the construction industry. Flagging is a great stepping stone for anyone looking to […]

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 […]

Concrete Repair vs. Replacement?

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As a business owner, it’s important to properly maintain your premises. While many business owners only consider the interior of their brick and mortar store, the exterior of your place of work can be just as important to driving business growth. For example, if your curb and gutters, sidewalks, ADA ramps or driveways are in […]

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 […]

Asphalt Through The Ages: A Quick Look

Did you know that asphalt is a naturally-occuring substance? Most asphalt paving companies operating today use petroleum processed asphalt but asphalt can also be found naturally in asphalt lakes as well as certain rock formations. As such, asphalt has a rich history that goes back much further than you might first imagine.  While today’s paving […]

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 […]

AA Asphalting Promotes Career Growth

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Since the pandemic hit, everyone has been reevaluating what they want from life, work, family and friends. If the Great Resignation has shown us anything, it’s that employees are interested in finding work that works for them, living out their values and providing intangible benefits that they may not be finding at their current workplace.  […]

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 […]