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Frequently Asked Questions

What type of surface can you install over?

Rubber surfacing is typically installed over sub-surfaces such as concrete, asphalt, paving stones, or compacted granular. Some rubber surfacing applications have varying substrate requirements.

Is snow removal difficult?

Snow removal is much easier with rubber paving. The surface is permeable, allowing snow and ice to melt at a faster rate and not pool. BigFoot Rubber recommends using a shovel with no metal. Snowblowers are perfectly fine to use as well as salt and de-icer solutions.

How long does it take for rubber paving to be installed?

It takes only 1 day for it to be installed. After 24 hours you can walk on it. It takes 48-72 hours to drive on it.

How long does rubber paving last?

The first driveway was installed in 1998 and it is still looking great today, with no cracks or other damage. This product's lifetime is much longer than traditional asphalt or concrete.

Where do you install rubber paving in Alberta?

Bigfoot Rubber Paving caters to both Central and Northern Alberta. If you cannot find a Shercom Installer in your area, we would be happy to try and help you out.

How do you take care of your rubber paving?

Adding a fresh coat of binder every 5 to 7 years is all it takes to maintain your rubber paving product. We can supply this for you or provide a do-it yourself kit.

Is rubber paving toxic?

“No, rubber paving and rubber mulch is 100% non-toxic and safe to use in your home and garden.”