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Black Diamond Named an Industry “Top Contractor”

…And What That Really Means! For the fifth time since 2013, Black Diamond Paving has been named an industry “Top Contractor” by Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction, the paving industry’s leading trade publication. And this has us feeling like we’re on top of the world! What Is the Top Contractor Award? Each year Pavement Maintenance & […]

Which Costs More: Asphalt or Concrete?

We know everyone’s tired of slogging through 15 minutes of clickbait just to get to a simple answer online. So, we’ll come right out and give you what you’re looking for: concrete usually costs more than asphalt. But that’s the simplified answer…the only way to understand the entire financial equation is to get a better […]

Six Fun Facts About Asphalt

We’ve been in the paving business for 25 years. So, it’s no surprise that we know everything that there is to know about asphalt. We know asphalt’s favorite restaurant. We know asphalt’s maiden name. And we know the last four digits of asphalt’s social. We know it all because we’ve truly earned a doctorate in […]

The Warmest Mix on the Market

Warm Mix Asphalt and How it’s Revolutionizing the Industry When you’re hot, you’re hot, and when you’re not, you’re likely to have quite a few advantages…when it comes to asphalt, that is. The industry standard of hot mix asphalt (HMA) has had a good run, providing a mix that has enjoyed proven strength, workability, and […]

Game. Set. Pave.

I’ll bet you didn’t know the folks at Black Diamond play a wicked game of tennis. That’s right, when it comes to tennis courts, we are simply ACE. Tennis courts are an important and valued amenity enjoyed by many of our clients’ residents, and when it comes to desiring a smooth, well-maintained surface, tennis players […]

Achieve Visibly Younger Looking Pavement with Asphalt Rejuvenation!

You might hear the word “rejuvenation” and immediately think of the pursuit of reversing aging skin…and you would be right on the money. The principles of asphalt rejuvenation really don’t differ all that much from the beauty industry. The intent in both fields is to acknowledge the signs of aging and apply science to reverse […]

Factoring in ADA Compliance

Let’s sit down and have a friendly chat about ADA compliance. To many, it can seem like a tangled web of standards and guidelines that seem nearly impossible to translate, much less keep up with. “How many parking spaces do you need?” “How many have to be van accessible?” “Am I or am I not […]

Alien Life Meets Alien Concrete

How Concrete Factors Into the Race to Reside on Mars Life on Mars never sounded so good…. Are we right, fellow Earth-dwellers? After all, an escape to the Red Planet and partying with tiny green men might be exactly what everyone needs right now. Happily, innovations in concrete are in the works that may get […]

Asphalt and Plastics

Crushing It, One Bottle at a Time Do you ever wonder where plastic bottles and bags end up after you drop them into the recycling bin? As it turns out, you might be walking and driving on the answer. As our dear readers of Love2Pave know, the world of asphalt is an amazing place where […]

Commercial Pain Points

How We Mitigate Project Management Migraines for Commercial Property Managers Last month, we tackled the pain points that plague our HOA property manager friends and showed just how great we are at alleviating those paving project headaches. Commercial property managers, don’t fret—this month is all yours! While many of the pain points may seem similar […]