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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.

Check back often as we are always adding additional posts.

  • 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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