Fall Road Paving in Somers, New York

Fall Paving Northern Construction resurfaced several main roads in Somers New York.          

Asphalt Resurfacing a Bus Transportation Lot at John Jay High School in Katonah, New York.

Northern Construction was hired to pave the lower transportation bus lot at John Jay High School in Cross River New York.  

Spring Maintenance For Your Driveway In Westchester County, New York.

Spring is the time of new beginnings, and homeowners in the northeast will soon begin the process of spring cleaning and getting their homes ready for warm weather. Spring will be here soon, and as the weather warms up, you’ll begin noticing the damages left behind on your asphalt driveway from the relentless cold. Spring is […]

How To Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal In Westchester, New York

Things To Consider Before Selling Your Home So you’re ready to sell your home. Most homeowners want to get the most money for what their home is worth, and there are many factors that contribute to your home’s market value. One of those factors is curb appeal. Now you may be asking yourself what exactly […]

Why You Should Never Apply Rock Salt to Unilock Pavers In Westchester, Ny.

With the upcoming winter arriving shortly, homeowners in Westchester County are preparing to stock up on rock salt and de-icers. Unfortunately, many homeowners are unaware of the damages that salt and de-icers can cause to interlocking pavers. The Northern Construction team is here to inform you about the damages de-icers can cause to your stone […]

How to prevent and fix puddles forming in your driveway in Mahopac, Ny.

Water Pooling In Your Driveway? This can happen for a number of reasons, and unfortunately one of the common causes is from the asphalt not being pitched properly. When there’s a low spot in your driveway, water will always travel to that low spot before it can pour off the surface of the pavement. Enough […]

What Is Asphalt?

What Is Asphalt? Asphalt is known as bitumen. It’s a sticky, black viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum and its primary use today is for road construction. Its function is to serve as a glue or binder mixed with aggregate particles to create asphaltic concrete. There are natural asphalt deposits that do occur in certain […]

Pouring Concrete Footings for Cobblestone Curbing in Somers, New York

Creating a Trench for the Footing- Belgian Block also referred to as cobblestones can add a rustic look to the outside edges of your driveway. Before these blocks can be set into place a few steps must take place first. First, a trench is dug to allow space for the concrete.   Pouring the Concrete […]

Drainage

Installing Drainage Before Paving Your Driveway

How Important Is Drainage Planning? It is extremely important to have a drainage plan in place before paving a driveway. Implementing a drainage plan is the most important aspect of installing a driveway because if it’s not done correctly, parts of the driveway may have to be removed or replaced in order for it to […]

Tire scuffing on an Asphalt Driveway In Somers, Ny.

What Causes Tire Scuffing On My Driveway? There are plenty of ways for those annoying marks to show up in your asphalt driveway but timing, temperature, and tires have a lot to do with it. Timing Is Everything.  Starting with the age of the pavement, freshly laid asphalt is more susceptible to tire scuff marks […]

Why Should You Install Interlocking Pavers? Cortlandt Manor, NY

Value- Installing pavers can increase the value of your home. This kind of attractive curb appeal, if properly installed, especially with hardscaping that requires minimal maintenance can last up to three decades. They go a long way and are quite an appeal to any prospective buyers.   Aesthetic- Interlocking pavers come in a variety of […]

How Do Harsh New York Winters Affect Asphalt Driveways In Yorktown, Ny.

Cold weather and precipitation during the winter months can cause damage to asphalt surfaces. Many homeowners, unfortunately, forget to take necessary precautions to help their driveway withstand freezing cold, snow, and precipitation.

5 Key Elements in An Asphalt Driveway In Westchester County, New York.

Appearance – Your driveway is one of the first things you or your guest will see at your home. It can be a focal point of your house and even add value to your home. A well-paved driveway has neat and straight edges, a smooth surface to drive or walk on, and clean seams. A […]

5 Questions to Ask Your Driveway Paving Company In Westchester, New York.

What’s Important to Know When Picking the Right Driveway Paving Company? There are many factors that go into choosing the right driveway paving company however many people that are looking to hire a paving company know little about the process, which is completely understandable. You want to make sure you are asking the right questions […]