The Benefits of Porous Asphalt

As leaders in the St. Louis asphalt community, we believe it is imperative that we continue to bring forth new and innovative solutions to the pavement industry. One solution we’ve pushed forward involves runoff on paved surfaces. Runoff has always been a challenge for many property owners and facility managers, but it doesn’t have to be Porous asphalt, an application…

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The Leritz & Busy Bee Way – Minimal Operational Impact

At Leritz & Busy, we truly understand the importance of maintaining a high level of productivity… regardless of the industry. That is why we are committed to offering asphalt solutions that have minimal impact on business operations. How do we do this, you ask? One word: planning. Last year, Manheim St. Louis Auto Auction hired us for repair and replacement…

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The Leritz & Busy Bee Way

For the past 30 years, we at Leritz & Busy Bee have remained committed to supplying the Saint Louis region with premium pavement solutions. Whether it be a simple patch job or new parking lot, our staff utilizes their combined experience of over 135 years to develop solutions that will fully benefit your paving project. So, what makes the Leritz…

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Preparing your Pavement for Winter Weather

Do you remember the old Saint Louis adage, “If you don’t like the weather, stick around… it will be different tomorrow”? Those words couldn’t ring truer than during the winter months. As temperatures begin to drop, there is no better time than now to start preparing your pavement for the impending winter weather. The winter months—if not properly prepared for—can…

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The Benefits of Porous on a Slope

In a previous blog entry, we explored an array of benefits that porous asphalt could bring to your next paving project. While we touched briefly on many of the benefits, we didn’t dive into examples of when porous could be put to proper use. For many facility managers, controlling the runoff after a heavy rain can be a very trying…

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Asphalt: The cure for hydrostatic water

With everyone battening down the hatches in preparation for fall weather; we thought it would be appropriate to explore one of the many effects from torrential rainfall: hydrostatic water pressure. Hydrostatic water pressure is most common in basements, but its wrath can be seen all over… including your parking lot! One of the biggest destroyers of asphalt is moisture. When…

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Repairing your cracks

As leaders in the St. Louis asphalt industry, we feel it is our duty to provide more than just great paving solutions, but knowledge that everyone can utilize in preserving their parking lot. While asphalt is tough in nature, it will develop cracks over time. Unfortunately cracks are completely unavoidable; however they can be easily repaired. In this blog entry,…

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Prepping for pavement

At Leritz & Busy Bee, we provide specialized asphalt solutions to the commercial industry. Our paving process is prompt and cost-efficient, thus saving you time and money. How have we been able to do this, you ask? Two words: surface prep. Once you have chosen an asphalt application it is time to begin phase one of the pre-pavement process: surface…

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Staying cool in the summer sun

While St. Louis weather is hardly predictable, there is one thing we can always count on: summer heat. As temperatures begin to rise, we begin to scramble to find ways to keep cool. At Leritz & Busy Bee, ensuring our employees are well hydrated and healthy is of our utmost concern. So what is our secret, you ask? Let us…

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Don’t Let This Happen To You

You should be able to trust your asphalt contractor…