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Insights, how-to’s, and much more from the world of asphalt maintenance

Choosing the Best Sealcoating Sprayer Tank Size For Your Business

Want to buy a new sprayer system, but can't decide on the right tank size? Read this guide to choose the best sealcoating sprayer tank size for you.

Here at Asphalt Kingdom, we're proud to offer different types of sealcoat sprayer machines to suit the needs of a wide range of customers. We have some basic sealcoat sprayer systems for new contractors and DIYers. And then we have those massive sealcoating spray systems designed especially for contractors who wish to scale their business.

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Topics: Sealcoating

Top 12 Summer Business Ideas to Try

Looking for gigs and other ways to make money this season and beyond? Then here are the top 12 summer business ideas you can try.

Summer is for long road trips, sunny picnics, camping by the lakeside, and other outdoor activities.

But if you're struggling financially or simply want to make money to prepare for future expenses and emergencies, then you're probably scouring the internet right now and asking "Which business is best in summer?"

If you're wondering what businesses are in high demand right now or you want to know how to come up with a profitable business idea, then you've come to the right place.

In this blog, we listed the top 12 summer business ideas you can start right this instant.

Whether you want to join the 59-million strong gig economy workers in the US by setting up your own freelance writing business or you wish to try something unconventional like driveway sealcoating, we have the best small business ideas for this summer that you can cash in on.

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Topics: Asphalt Maintenance Business

Asphalt Maintenance Contractors: How to Stay Safe at Work This Summer

Now's the perfect time to make money sealcoating driveways and fixing cracks. But how do you make sure you and your crew stay safe at work this summer?

It's summer and in many parts of the country, temperatures are soaring beyond the 90s. Although summer's the best time to sealcoat driveways and fill cracks, excessive heat can be bad news for you and your crew.

According to the CDC, more than 10,000 people died due to excessive heat exposure during the spring and summer months between 2004 and 2018. Males working outdoors, in particular, are at high risk from common heat-related conditions, such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke.

If this is your first season as an asphalt maintenance contractor or you've been working for many years in the industry but the heat still gets to you, then this blog is for you. Read about the different precautions you have to take, and implement them to prevent injuries and death in the workplace.

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Topics: Asphalt Maintenance Business

8 Mistakes That Can Negatively Affect Your Asphalt Maintenance Business

As a contractor, some mistakes can be fatal for your asphalt maintenance business. Learn about them here so you can avoid them.

Asphalt maintenance season is kicking into high gear, and you're probably in the thick of it right now. But sometimes, in the quest to make money, we commit a few mistakes that can be fatal for our asphalt maintenance business. Check out our list below to avoid mistakes that can derail your business.

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Top 5 Recession-Resistant Business Ideas

Whether we're heading into a recession or not, it's always wise to be ready. So here are 5 recession-resistant business ideas you can explore this year.

The country's inflation rate has been accelerating rapidly. and this has led many people to speculate that we may be heading into another recession.

But we don't have to wait for economists to officially announce another crisis before we do something about it. To make more money and weather the incoming storm, we simply need to be prepared and be on the lookout for lucrative recession-resistant business ideas.

So without further ado, here are our top 5 recession-resistant business ideas you can venture into this year.

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Topics: Asphalt Maintenance Business

How to Make Your Asphalt Maintenance Business Inflation-Resistant

The prices of many goods around the world have skyrocketed. How do you ensure that your asphalt maintenance business is inflation-resistant? Find out now.

Inflation is beyond our control, but we can adjust to it so our business can survive and thrive. Here are some ways to cope with higher prices of goods as an owner of an asphalt maintenance contracting business and ensure its survival.

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Crack Fill Comparison: Which Crackfiller is the Best?

Find out which crackfiller is the best when it comes to adhesion, coverage, dry time & more. Take a closer look & see which crackfiller is ideal for you.

Crack fillers are a godsend to asphalt owners everywhere. Without it, pavement cracks would expand as the elements take their toll on the asphalt and result in bigger potholes. These potholes need to be repaired, and that could be very costly for you. And if worse comes to worst, you have to repave the damaged area entirely.

But what is the best crack filler in the market? We checked out four different crack filler brands to see which product lasts longer, dries fastest, and allows you to save more money. Check it out below.

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Topics: Crack Repair

A Short Guide to Asphalt Maintenance Business Mailing List

An email newsletter is a great way to promote your asphalt maintenance services. But how do you build a mailing list and use it to boost your email marketing campaign? Let's find out.

A well-executed email newsletter is one of the most effective marketing tools for asphalt maintenance contractors. But for you to pull it off, you need to build a solid mailing list. Want to know what a mailing list is and how you can build one? Then check out our blog below.

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Topics: Asphalt Maintenance Business

6 Reasons to Start a Driveway Sealing Business

Still on the fence about starting an asphalt maintenance business? Here are 6 compelling reasons to start a driveway sealing business now.

You've probably thought about starting your own driveway sealing business, but something's holding you back. Maybe you don't know anything about asphalt maintenance, or you don't have marketing and sales experience. Or maybe you're getting cold feet because you assume that there are no opportunities in your area or there's too much competition.

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Topics: Asphalt Maintenance Business

How to Start a Driveway Sealcoating Business

Looking for a definitive guide on how to start a driveway sealcoating business? Then look no further because this blog is your quick guide.

Whether it's a side hustle or a full-time venture, it's always a good idea to start a driveway sealcoating business. Residential sealcoating is easy to learn, and you don't need to invest in large and pricey equipment right away. The stakes are relatively low compared to commercial sealcoating, and you'll never run out of driveways to repair and seal. This is a business that sells itself year after year — as long as you do great work.

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Topics: Asphalt Maintenance Business

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