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Asphalt Paving Contractors

Introducing Corestone Paving & Construction

Curing a Pain in the Asphalt Do you have Alligator Cracks, Raveling, Edge Cracks, Utility Cuts, Potholes? What are these, you ask? Alligator Cracks are interconnected cracks in a chicken-wire pattern. Excessive deflection of asphalt pavement is one cause of alligator cracking. There could be a number of causes such as a weak subgrade or…

Full-Depth Concrete Pavement Repair

Full-depth concrete repair or patching involves removing and replacing a portion of a slab to the bottom of the concrete. This allows you to restore areas of deterioration. For concrete parking lots and streets, full-depth repairs are required where utility cuts were made to access existing utility infrastructure or to install new ones. They are…

Asphalt Paving Contractors

Speed Bumps vs Speed Humps

Figuring out the difference between Speed Bumps and Speed Humps can certainly get confusing. Often we get questions about the differences as people are usually unsure of what these are, and where they should be using them. It’s important to understand what options are available and where they can be installed in order to provide…

Asphalt Paving Contractors

Summer Curb Appeal!

These are challenging economic times. There are a few things you can do to “enhance your curb appeal”. By maintaining your parking lot, it not only projects a positive image to your tenants and/or customers, it provides a safe driving and walking surface for the existing tenants and/or customers. Preventative maintenance serves to beautify your…

Concrete Repair

Sidewalk Repairs

The drought of last summer left many of our sidewalks with cracks, uneven sections, sunken walkways and trip hazards. For the safety of your clients, tenants, residents, and community, it is now time to make repairs. Corestone Paving specializes in breaking up the problem areas, hauling off the waste, and replacing the concrete so trip…

Asphalt Paving Contractors

Deciding on a Bid

How closely do you actually look at the contracts/bids your vendors submit to you?  Do you simply look at the price and not pay attention to the details?  OR…Do you look at the warranty?  Do you actually look at what is included and what is excluded?  Do you thoroughly read the details of a contractor’s provided…

HAA’s 2012 Chili Fest

Please join Corestone Paving at the Houston Apartment Association’s Chili Fest at the Houston Farm and Ranch Club this Saturday (October 27th) from Noon to Five.  Once inside the door it’s all the chili, drink, activities and fun you can imagine. Corestone Paving is teaming up with Prism Electric to host 2 booths with the…

HAA Chili Fest and Corestone Paving

Corestone teamed up with Prism Electric and was at the HAA’s Annual Chili Fest October 27, 2012.  Our booth had a theme of  The Nightmare Before Christmas.  A good time was had by all and our chili made 5th place out of 75+ entries!  Way to go team Corestone Paving/Prism Electric.  Here’s a big thank…

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! From Corestone Paving’s family to yours, we are wishing you a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday. At this time of year, as we give thanks for all our blessings, please remember those less fortunate. Corestone Paving will be participating in the Houston Apartment Association’s Annual Food Drive. Please contact the HAA offices at…

The Benefits of Sealcoating

Sealcoating a parking lot is an important part of the maintenance of the lot.  But the more crucial thing to keep in mind, is the timely maintenance of the parking lot. Sealcoating requires applying a coat of sealant on the surface of the asphalt which protects it from rough weather.  It also helps deter wear…