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Common Car Park Surfacing Jobs That We Carry Out

When it comes to car park resurfacing, there isn’t any job that Jordans Surfacing can’t undertake for you or your business. Here are some of the most common jobs we are asked to carry out for our customers. Tarmac, Asphalt, and Resin Bound We only use the best quality tarmac or asphalt to create your…

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A Guide to How We Approach Cracked Tarmac Drives

Cleaning the Driveways Resealing tarmac driveways is a simple project if experts do it, and it helps to improve the surface for several years, making the driveway to last even longer. Cleaning the driveway is done using a leaf blower or sweeping the scattered leaves and dust from the surface. If there are oil stains,…

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How To Remove Dried Cement From Tarmac Without Damage

Are you having trouble cleaning dried cement from your tarmac or pavement? Here is all that you need to know about it. Although you might be afraid to use an acid to clean it up, experts worldwide recommend using certain types of acid-based chemical removers to get rid of these stains. Stepping out to the…

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What Road Materials Are Used Around the World For Different Terrains

The road surfaces in use around the world are designed to suit the terrain of specific environments such as forests and deserts. Experienced Road Surfacing Contractors rely on traditional methods of using the natural material of the area or modern surfaces such as bitumen. The choice of material is usually determined by the amount of…

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How To Kill Moss on a Tarmac Drive

Did you know that mosses have no roots? Instead, they possess cell filaments known as rhizoids that enable them to attach to various surfaces. Mosses can be found in rainforests, rocks, logs or even close to home – our driveways. Whether on a private residence or commercial areas, mosses on drive-ways are unappealing to the…

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Who Invented the Modern Road Building Techniques?

Towards the end of the eighteenth century, roads developed by the Scottish engineer, Thomas Telford, had included heavy foundations of rock with an arched surface layer of small stones on top. It was a particularly labour-intensive and costly method. However, Telford’s contemporary, John Loudon MacAdam, was about to reveal a revolutionary road surfacing technique that…

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An Overview of Quality Control Measures & Tests Required For Road Resurfacing

Regardless of the field that we are discussing, quality is the primary requirement. In this article, we take a look at the quality control measures and tests required for tarmac resurfacing. The information shared is vital for both experienced experts and amateurs. 1. Check Amount of Asphalt Without Core Core removal is the test carried…

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Why Cobblestones are No Longer a Viable Material For Roads

Unlike paving slabs, setts or bricks, cobbles are raw stone lumps that are left in their natural state. Traditional cobble paving looks different from county to county because these roads were constructed using materials available in the local area. Cobbles can still be seen in many UK towns, providing a distinct look that sets the…

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5 Ways To Prevent Tarmac From Melting

Tarmac may experience melting in hot conditions. Our tarmac experts consider the following ways in preventing tarmac from melting and ensuring that they offer high-quality road surfacing solutions. Polymer Modified Binders The use of polymers raises the softening point of asphalt road surfaces to about 80 degrees which prevents tarmac from softening under extremely hot…

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How is Tarmac Sold: Tarmac Pricing Tips

Tarmac happens to be one of the highly affordable materials used for road surfacing. The benefit it comes with is diverse and beats those offered by other driveway surfacing materials. For instance, it is incredibly strong and durable; hence can last for decades. Besides, it has an old-style look that makes a driveway surface elegant.…

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