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AMS Equipment Spotlight: Skid Steers

AMS Equipment Spotlight: Skid Steers

What is it? Skid steers (also known as skid steer loaders) are compact and versatile pieces of machinery. They can perform a multitude of tasks across a wide range of industries, from construction to landscaping to agriculture and forestry. They are generally defined...
What is an Overlay?

What is an Overlay?

What is it? There are two main types of overlays: asphalt and fabric/mat. In both cases, the top 1½”-2” layer of damaged asphalt is milled down to present a slightly more level surface to cover. A fabric/mat overlay is more involved in that it requires laying a binder...
What is ADA Compliance?

What is ADA Compliance?

What is it?ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliance is an important social and legal matter regarding the accommodations of individuals with disabilities. Signed into law in July 1990 by President George H.W. Bush, the Americans with Disabilities Act strives...
What is Patching?

What is Patching?

What is it?Patching is the process of applying a layer of hot asphalt to a damaged asphalt surface, or removing a section of damaged asphalt and replacing it with a layer of fresh asphalt. Using a grinder, we cut into the existing surface and grind it down to the...
AMS Equipment Spotlight: Water Trucks

AMS Equipment Spotlight: Water Trucks

What is it?A water truck, also known as a tank truck or tanker truck, is a vehicle designed to carry liquids from one location to another. These trucks are comprised of 3 components: the cab for the driver, the tank for the water, and pumping equipment for dispersing...
Is the Asphalt to Blame?

Is the Asphalt to Blame?

We have high expectations when it comes to the life of our asphalt pavement. It is almost always the most expensive asset to replace. The Reserve Study often states this major common area component has a 25-year lifespan, prompting us to ask “what happened?” when...