Gianni 4S Ranch Home Owners Association

At Black Diamond Paving & Concrete, we uphold a solid commitment to excellence in customer service. We’re proud to have formed lasting, trusted relationships with many HOA, commercial, and community property managers throughout the years, and are continually delighted to make new acquaintances—to show them how quality pavement projects can be completed on time, on […]

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BUSTED: Common Asphalt and Concrete Mythconceptions Debunked

Is there any industry more villainized or less understood than the paving industry? Well, probably. But for the purposes of this month’s article, we’re going to say “no.” The truth of the matter is, there are several myths and misconceptions floating around out there about asphalt and concrete paving, and about the differences between the […]

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Success Stories: Pavement Replacement in San Jose, CA

Customer: Compass Management Property Manager: Suzy Barr Property: Colony Green HOA, San Jose, California Project: Cement treatment and re-pave Not long ago, we had the opportunity to work again with Suzy Barr of Compass Management, a longtime client of ours. Several years ago, Suzy was referred by another property manager to our talented Senior Project […]

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Why Wait? Winter Works for Paving and Concrete (in California)

Most people, when asked when the best time is to undertake a new paving or concrete project, would not say fall or winter. And if they lived anywhere but California, they’d be onto something. Asphalt, especially, is not easy to work with in colder temperatures. It sets much faster when the weather drops below 70°, […]

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Success Stories: A Dublin, CA Community Earns its Stripes

Customer: First Service Residential Property Manager: Natasha Fierro Property: Piazza at Sorrento, Dublin, California Project: Sealcoat and striping Dates: April 18, 2016 (phase 1); April 22, 2016 (phase 2) As paving jobs go, this one was pretty cut and dry—in the best possible of ways. Community Manager Natasha Fierro with First Service Residential reached out […]

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Success Stories: A Pretty Patch and Seal in Concord, CA

Customer: Homeowners Management Company Property Manager: Laura Ravazza Property: Dana Terrace, Concord, California Project: Patch and seal Dates: July 6, 2016 (paving); July 27, 2016 (crack seal/coat) We had the pleasure this summer of working on yet another successful paving project with Project Manager Laura Ravazzo, of Home Owners Management Company. Laura has been a […]

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People and Pavement: A History (Part 3)

“City roads and pavements suited to cities of moderate size,” William Pierson Judson, 1902 A Modern Marvel It’s finally October, and you know what that means—the conclusion of our three part series on the history of pavement! I know…you’ve been waiting for this moment with baited breath. As well you should. In this third and […]

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People and Pavement: A History (Part 2)

Egyptian mummy from the Museum of Modern Art, New York Asphalt in Antiquity Last month, we gave you the skinny on the very beginnings of asphalt—what it’s made of, how it’s formed, where it’s found. If you haven’t read it, yet, you might want to check it out. Riveting stuff. But we left you hanging, […]

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People and Pavement: A History (Part 1)

Illustration by Robert Bruce Horsfall (Frontispiece to A History of Land Mammals in the Western Hemisphere by William B. Scott, New York, MacMillan Publishing Company, 1913. The Perfect Primordial Pitch Asphalt. It’s a popular choice for driveways, roads, parking lots, racetracks, skate parks….  You get the gist. With 94% of paved roads in the United […]

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2016 Top Asphalt Contractor-Diamond Certified

2016 is shaping up to be a banner year for Black Diamond Paving & Concrete, and we’re just too excited not to share news of our accolades. And it’s all made so much more special by the fact that 2016 marks 20 years in business. What a way to celebrate our Platinum Anniversary! A Match […]

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