To our Valued Customers,
Like all of us, W.F. Botkin Construction Ltd. is following the recommendations of our provincial and federal health authorities closely. We want to ensure that our response follows the best medical knowledge that is available, even as recommendations can change on a day-by-day basis.
While our top priority is the health of our employees, customers, vendor partners and their families, we know that our industry has not stopped. W.F. Botkin Construction Ltd. knows that you count on us to provide you with quotations, services and/or materials needed for your project. Our team is working hard to make sure that we can responsibly achieve both these goals.
We want our customers to be aware that W.F. Botkin Construction ltd. is open for business and that we are adapting our business practices to account for the impact COVID-19 is having on our communities.
Our offices and facilities are practicing heightened hygiene with disinfecting entry points, desks, chairs, computers, payment terminals and all common areas.
Any staff that have recently travelled are in self-isolation and working from home. All upcoming further travel has been cancelled.
All office and at-home staff will have full access and capabilities to provide any quotations, information, or services you may require. If you do require some of the above please utilize email, telephone or fax rather than dropping by the office to limit social interaction in these troubling times.
We will continue to monitor the situation on a daily basis and adapt to any changes.
We will see how the COVID-19 situation plays out in the next weeks and months and we will meet any challenges with creativity and flexibility.
We hope you all stay safe and healthy through these challenging times.
Do you have questions for W.F. Botkin Construction Ltd.? Here is a short list of common questions we often receive about our company. If you have a question not listed here, give us a call and we’ll be happy to assist you.
Does W.F. Botkin do residential driveways?
W.F. Botkin can connect you with the best contractor in your area. Please contact us for additional information.
Does W.F. Botkin do Highway work?
We perform highway work of all sizes. No project is too big or too small.
Does W.F. Botkin sell hot-mix asphalt to the general public and other contractors?
Yes, we sell hot-mix asphalt to the general public and to businesses in Regina and the surrounding areas.
Are you currently hiring?
Please visit our employment page to view current opportunities.
What type of asphalt do I need?
The type of asphalt depends on traffic volumes and type of traffic (heavy trucks, cars, etc.) as well as environmental conditions. Each project has different factors that need to be evaluated.
What thickness of asphalt do I need in my parking lot?
The thickness of asphalt depends on the type and volume of traffic as well as the region’s soil conditions and the required design life.
What type and thickness of granular base do I need under my asphalt?
The thickness of granular base and subbase under an asphalt surface is dependent on the region’s subgrade soils, traffic type, and environmental conditions. Typically granular base ranges from 150mm to 300mm and subbase ranges from 200mm to 300mm.
How long can I handle asphalt before it gets too cold to place and compact?
Asphalt cools off in a period of roughly 2 to 4 hours depending on whether it is a hot summer day or a cool spring or fall day.
When can I drive or park on new asphalt after placement?
Depending on weather conditions, one can typically park vehicles between 24 to 48 hours after placement.
What strength of concrete do I need?
The required strength of concrete is determined by many factors including structure, design, loading, traffic loads, exposure conditions, environmental factors, and design life.
How long before I can park vehicles on the surface?
Typically, a waiting period of 7 to 14 days is required prior to parking, driving, or loading a concrete surface.
When should I put sealer on a concrete surface?
An exterior concrete surface sealer should be initially applied after 28 days of placement.
Do I have to place sealer every year?
To ensure continued surface protection the sealer should be applied annually.