Knowing the terminologies used by pavement companies might make you feel like they are speaking a different language. Many times, property managers are looking at their parking lots or ADA compliance needs and they don’t know where to start. At DRYCO, we try to make it as simple as possible.
Being on the same level as your client is important so they can trust that you can do the project. Assuring them that you understand what they want will give them confidence in your work. This will also show that you are an expert in the field. Your ability to discuss different aspects of the projects in a language similar to your clients is definitely a plus!
In a recent article from PavingAndSealcoating.com, they give a list of the common terms that are often used in road construction projects.
Base – The base is the material installed on top of the subgrade prior to the asphalt paving company installing the asphalt pavement. Recycled based, consisting of asphalt or concrete that has been crushed, works for a great subbase.