Concrete vs Asphalt: Making the Right Choice for Your Pavement Needs

Are you struggling to decide whether concrete or asphalt best meets your hard surfacing needs? We dive into the pros and cons of both in this article. At General Pavement Management (GPM), we understand that this choice isn't one-size-fits-all. We want to assist you in making an informed decision that aligns perfectly with your unique... Read more »

5 Key Steps To Asphalt Maintenance

If you own an asphalt driveway, parking lot, road, or other surface, you know that asphalt is a significant investment. Asphalt doesn’t come cheap! A simple asphalt driveway could cost you several thousand dollars - not to mention parking lots or miles upon miles of roadway. If you’ve invested money into your asphalt, you likely... Read more »

Asphalt Reconstruction vs. Patching: Making Informed Choices for Long-lasting Pavement

If you're a property manager or own a private road or other paved surface, you'll need to decide how to maintain and repair the asphalt. Should you patch the cracks and potholes, or is complete reconstruction a better option? These decisions can be costly, and you must choose the best option for your situation. These... Read more »

The Property Manager’s Guide To Pavement Marking For Parking Lots

As a property manager, you probably know how important it is to have a well-maintained parking lot. After all, your parking lot is the very first thing customers experience at your business! That is why General Pavement Management put together this guide to pavement marking for property managers. In this guide, you’ll learn why pavement... Read more »

5 Ideal Applications For Chip Sealing

You have plenty of options when paving your driveway, private road, or other surfaces. With all the options, making an informed decision may seem overwhelming. Don’t worry! We can help you make a solid decision about the best method for your needs. Today General Pavement Management would like to introduce you to a cost-friendly, easy... Read more »

Asphalt Paving FAQ: Answering Your Questions

Asphalt paving is an investment and may have you asking some questions. What exactly is asphalt paving? How long does it last? How does it compare to concrete? Is it worth it?  These are great questions to be asking! As with any investment, you want to make sure you’re getting a quality product and a... Read more »

Understanding the A-Z of Sealcoating

Chances are, you already understand the significance of keeping the asphalt on your property well-maintained. When you maintain your asphalt, it enhances curb appeal, promotes safety, and can even save you money on property upkeep over time. At General Pavement Management we like to emphasize that sealcoating is the foundation of proper pavement maintenance! In... Read more »

Does Sealcoating Work in California?

Sealcoat should be the primary component of any asphalt maintenance plan. And, yes, it’s necessary in California, even if temperatures aren’t freezing. Learn more!

HOA Road Maintenance Basics

Private roads may need more frequent and more extensive maintenance due to cost-cutting during the initial construction. This can turn private road maintenance into a ticking time bomb for the residents who need to drive on them — and for the HOA’s that have the responsibility to maintain them.

Concrete Repair in Santa Barbara

Concrete repair is a critical component of structural stabilizations, restoration, and strengthening projects. Over time, the repair of concrete becomes necessary as deterioration of the embedded reinforcement results in cracking and spalling of the concrete material; if left unabated, deterioration will occur.