How will I know when I need to pave my driveway?

Asphalt is a durable material that makes your driveway look great. But it does require ongoing maintenance, or it can start to show signs of wear and tear. The harsh winters and hot summers in Canada can take a toll on your pavement. Moreover, other elements can also damage your paved driveway, including oil, gas,…

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What makes a great driveway paving company?

No matter what size of project you have, finding a quality driveway paving company is key. However, finding the right fit can be a challenge. There are so many companies that seem to be offering the same service. Before you begin a project, you should be confident in your paving company. They need to be…

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The Various Types of Interlock Driveway Pavers

Creating the driveway of your dreams can boost your property’s curb appeal and make your drive home more enjoyable. While many people think of concrete or asphalt as the go-to for driveway materials, interlocking pavers are another option that shouldn’t be overlooked. The durability and aesthetic appeal of these pavers make them an ideal fit…

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How to Calculate the Cost of Paving Your Driveway

For homeowners looking to add some curb appeal and boost the resale value of their homes, a new driveway may be the best fit. Consider how difficult it can be to sell a house when the driveway is cracked and full of weeds. Whether you want to sell now or later, paving your driveway is…

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How to Choose Interlocking Stones for Your Project

Whether you are looking for a change or updating your landscape, interlocking paving stones provide a strong and long-lasting option. They can fit beautifully in any space, including driveways, patios, sidewalks, pool decks, and more. Interlocking paving stones offer you more room to enjoy the outdoors with your family and friends. Because of the interlocking…

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8 Signs your Asphalt Needs to be Replaced

Damaged road full of cracked potholes in pavement

Has it been a while since you had your asphalt driveway or parking lot installed? Is it becoming an eyesore to see all the cracks and potholes? It might be time to consider replacing your asphalt. Even if you’ve done your best at maintaining it, your driveway or parking lot won’t last forever. Canada’s extreme…

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Tips for Maintaining Your New Asphalt

Your driveway offers the first impression of your home. Maintaining your new asphalt is essential to uphold its curb appeal. Here are some tips for maintaining your asphalt and keeping it looking new. Understand the Risks Asphalt paving is one of the most cost-effective ways to boost your home’s curb appeal while getting a driveway…

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What to Look for In a Foundation Repair Contractor

house foundation waterproofing and damp proofing with bitumen membrane

Your home’s foundation is essential to the safety of your property and the wellbeing of your family. Repairing it should not be a DIY project. You’ll need to hire a professional to ensure it gets done right. No homeowner wants to end up with a lousy foundation repair job, so you’ll need to do some…

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Basement Flooding

If your basement floods, it can be a potentially costly and certainly disruptive process to make it good again. In some cases, this might be covered by your insurance, but it will depend on exactly the cause of the flooding and whether or not this is the case. This is why it’s so important to…

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What Options Do You Have For Basement Wall Panels?

When you are working on your basement to turn it from an under-used storage area into something much more useful like a laundry room or even some extra living space (and now that so many people are working from home, it might make an ideal home office), there are certain things you’ll need to do…

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Black Tar Construction is an Ottawa-based company that offers Asphalt Paving, Interlocking, and Foundation Repair services.

Black Tar Construction was founded in 2013 with the goal of offering outstanding customer service for our customers, and a great work environment for our employees. The growth of Black Tar has been achieved through exceeding customer expectations year after year. The customer is a priority through every step of the way. Our commitment to quality has allowed us to foster closer relationships with our customers, suppliers, and staff.

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