How to Effectively Clean Tarmac

Tarmac is commonly used in airports and other commercial spaces. It provides a safe, durable, and long-lasting surface to walk on. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to clean tarmac without the right equipment. In this blog post, we will discuss how to effectively clean tarmac with various cleaning techniques. Clear the Tarmac Surface from Debris…

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A Rough Ride: The Effects of Potholes on Cars

Ever had a car that drives like a boat? No, not because you’re a terrible driver. You might have hit a pothole. Potholes are the worst for your car and they can cause all sorts of damage to your tires, breaks, suspension and more. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the effects…

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How Long Does Tarmac Take to Dry?

With the warm weather finally arriving, tarmac is getting plenty of use. But with all this traffic on it, how long does tarmac take to dry? It’s a question that many people are asking themselves. To find out just how long it takes for your tarmac to dry after being laid or resurfaced, you should…

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Chipseal: A Popular Choice for Pavement Sealing

Chipseal is a popular choice for pavement sealing because it lasts for years and can be used on both asphalt and concrete surfaces. It’s not just aesthetically pleasing, but chipseal makes your driveway or parking lot safer by preventing water from accumulating in low areas. This blog post will explore the many benefits of chip…

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Earthworks on Road Construction: Understanding the Importance

Construction work on roads is not just about digging up the ground and laying down new layers of asphalt. There are many other factors that go into the construction process, including earthwork. Earthworks can be broken up into two main categories: excavation and embankment. This blog post will explore what they both entail, as well…

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Asphalt vs. Bitumen: What’s the Difference?

Asphalt and bitumen are terms that are often used interchangeably, but they have their own unique characteristics. Asphalt is a paving material that was originally made from natural materials such as tar, gravel, clay, rock and sand. Bitumen is the heavy oil product also known as asphalt or pitch which comes from the petroleum distillation…

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How Tarmac Became a Modern Construction Tool

In the 1800s a Scottish engineer called John Louson McAdam designed a method for building roads from stone or gravel. McAdam’s design helped create smoother surfaces and lessened the number of potholes in roads. But how did this creation become one of the most used construction materials in modern history? The Origins of Tarmac In…

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How to Extend Your Driveway: The Ultimate Guide

If you’re thinking of extending your driveway, there are many things that need to be considered. There is a lot more to it than just laying some concrete! Here at Jordan Surfacing, we want to help you make the best decision for your driveway. To help, we created this ultimate guide on how to extend…

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The Importance of Road Maintenance: What’s at Stake?

Roads are the backbone of modern society. They connect us to each other, provide access to amenities and services, and allow for safe passage in vehicles. Unfortunately, roads can be a victim of our own success: they wear away with time due to heavy use and extreme weather conditions. One such example is iced over…

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What is Concrete: Common Uses and Functions

Concrete is a construction material that has been used for centuries. It’s one of the most widely-used materials in the world, and it comes in many different forms, such as concrete blocks, slabs or panels. Concrete can be used to create structures like buildings and pavements but also other things like drains or bridges. It’s…

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