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Welcome to our blog! As the trusted name for asphalt paving and concrete work in the Lower Mainland, Custom Blacktop Co. would like to share with you some of the tips, tricks, and information we’ve acquired over our business’ 45-year history.

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  • parking lot paving
    18/02/2020 0 Comments
    How Frequently Should You Sealcoat Your Asphalt Parking Lot?

    Sealcoating is the low-costing option for parking lot paving. If used properly and in a timely manner it can be a good option for you. After an asphalt mix is placed, it must be given enough time to cure. After that, wait for the asphalt oil to dry, before the sealcoat is positioned on top. If you don’t allow oils to settle, they will eventually leak and will ruin your sealcoat prematurely. Time and weather are two factors that has the maximum impact on your asphalt pavement. Choose a contractor who understands parking lot paving the best to get the most effective results.

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  • driveway Repair
    18/02/2020 0 Comments
    Five Essential Elements of a Quality Asphalt Driveway

    Asphalt paving is safe to drive on, cost-effective, energy-efficient and environmentally friendly. It can last for more than 20 years if installed properly. So, it is important to choose contractors who have the knowledge and skills to successfully carry out paving or driveway repair jobs. Our professionals at Custom Blacktop Co. have been providing asphalt paving services throughout Burnaby since 1972. We provide all paving services from excavation and grading to the paving itself. For quality and durable product

     

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  • bike lanes pavement
    18/02/2020 0 Comments
    Do Paved Bike Lanes Promote Biking?

    Riding a bike can be a great way to get to work every day. To encourage more people to go green and start riding bikes, more bike lanes pavement must be created. Cyclists can use these designated lanes for cycling to be safe. If you are looking to construct bike lanes in Burnaby, Custom Blacktop Co. has experience paving asphalt bike lanes throughout the area. We also provide golf course pathways, parks and nature trails. We have been providing asphalt paving and concrete work in the Lower Mainland for the past 41 years.

     

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  • asphalt pavement
    18/02/2020 0 Comments
    Tips to Extend the Life of Your Asphalt Pavement

    Asphalt is durable and can withstand extreme temperatures. With regular maintenance, asphalt pavements can last up to 15-20 years. Custom Blacktop Co. provides asphalt paving and repair services for your driveways and parking lots in Vancouver. With over 40 years of experience in the industry. We provide paving for BMX, skateboard tracks, tennis courts and all types of athletic courts in Lower Mainland.

     

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  • paving contractor
    18/02/2020 0 Comments
    Top 5 Things to Consider Before Hiring an Asphalt Paving Contractor

    Asphalt paving has become popular amongst property owners for its simplicity, quick assembly and strength. Custom Blacktop Co. provides exceptional paving and concrete services in the Lower Mainland. We have been paving contractors for more than 40 years. Our paving services include asphalt paving and concrete paving for sports fields, green spaces and vehicle access roads. With a fully insured team of experienced technicians, we can handle both small-scale and larger projects.

     

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  • Asphalt Paving
    18/02/2020 0 Comments
    Why Asphalt Paving Is the Right Choice for Most Property Owners

    Asphalt paving performs wonderfully in all types of temperatures. Bitumen, the binding agent in asphalt makes the pavement extremely durable and long-lasting. The maintenance process isn’t complicated and costs minimal. It also boosts the aesthetics of your property. You can contact our contractors at Custom Blacktop Co. to help you with your paving needs. We have been providing paving services to both residential and commercial properties since 1972.

     

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  • Will Recycled Plastic Replace Asphalt Paving in Vancouver
    14/06/2017 0 Comments
    From Blue Box to Pavement: Using Recycled Plastic as Asphalt Mix

    Traditional asphalt paving relies on the use of bituminous pitch mixed with sand and gravel to make roads, parking lots, driveways and similar types of surfaces meant for motor vehicles. Under ideal conditions the lifespan of an asphalt road is 25 years, but such desirable circumstances are rare. Instead, most roads need to be repaved every 10 to 15 years.

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  • 02/05/2017 0 Comments
    Asphalt Vs. Concrete Paving: Which One Is Right For You?

    If you’re on the search for paving contractors in and around Vancouver, the question of whether you want asphalt or concrete for your pavement has likely come up. Even if it hasn’t yet, you’ll need to give this choice some consideration soon enough. 


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  • 06/04/2017 0 Comments
    The History of Asphalt Paving

    Look around at all the asphalt in Burnaby and it’s hard to imagine that not so long ago, most roads were sorry, bone-rattling dirt tracks meandering through the wilderness. 

    Asphalt paving in Burnaby has changed a lot in 100 years! Join us for journey paved through history...


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  • 21/03/2017 0 Comments
    5 Tips for Choosing the Best Concrete Paver in Vancouver

    Looking for a concrete paver in Vancouver? There certainly are excellent contractors out there, but there are also some less scrupulous ones who won’t have your best interests at heart.


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Service Areas

Together, Custom Blacktop Co., Twin River Gravel Co., Ltd., Alpine Paving Ltd. and Whistler Aggregates Ltd. serve British Columbia communities, including:

  • Howe Sound area

  • Squamish

  • Coquitlam

  • Langley

  • Richmond

  • Whistler

  • Vancouver

  • Burnaby

  • Surrey

  • Central Fraser Valley

  • Pemberton

  • North Vancouver

  • New Westminster

  • South Surrey

  • West Vancouver

  • Maple Ridge

  • White Rock

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