What Is the Difference Between Concrete and Cement?

The words “cement” and “concrete” are solidly (pun intended) engrained in our language and culture. Both are different, as suggested by some interesting quotes. Consider this one offered by Oliver Sacks, a British Neurologist: “Music Read more >

How Is Asphalt Made?

Asphalt is a unique material produced from a variety of natural materials. The most common type of asphalt is made from petroleum, but there are also types made from coal tar and bitumen, a product Read more >

A Complete Guide to Tennis Court Maintenance

Proper tennis court construction and maintenance are essential to a quality playing surface. When regularly maintained, tennis courts will give you more return on your investment, be safer to use, and provide a more enjoyable Read more >

10 Tips for Preventative Parking Lot Maintenance

As the manager or owner of a commercial property in the Midwest, you have the responsibility to address the various preventative maintenance issues that ensure the property’s overall curb appeal and safety. Your parking lot Read more >

A Little Asphalt Sealcoating Now Prevents Sun and Heat Damage This Summer

It’s Time to Schedule Asphalt Sealcoating with Kansas City’s Paving and Sealing Experts According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, Kansas City looks forward to “sizzle & drizzle” this summer. Even if you’re not a believer Read more >

It’s Time to Schedule Your Tennis Court Maintenance!

It’s not too late to start on tennis court construction either. Springtime in the Midwest is the number one time for scheduling tennis court maintenance. This is when the area’s unpredictable weather works in our Read more >

Parking Lot Contractor “Marks” Best Ways to Maximize Square Footage

How and how well your parking lot is marked or striped factors in to how well your lot’s square footage is maximized. Your parking lot contractor should include a marking strategy from the beginning rather Read more >

6 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Commercial Sealcoating Company

McConnell & Associates (MAC) has been “wherever you walk, park or play” since 1965. In fact, MAC was the first company to bring sealcoating to Kansas City, which has made us the first choice for Read more >

It’s Not Too Late for Asphalt Sealcoating to Minimize Sun & Other Summer Damage

Asphalt Sealcoating Makes Sure Your Surfaces are Ready for Fall and Winter Compared to past summers, this one hasn’t been too unbearable, yet. For humans, that is. However, asphalt surfaces are still vulnerable to the Read more >

McConnell & Associates Congratulates the Winners of Its Four 2019 Tennis Scholarships

Two Kansas City and Two St. Louis high school seniors awarded $1,000 scholarships for their academic achievements and tennis accomplishments. McConnell & Associates (MAC) congratulates the four winners of its 2019 Tennis Scholarship Program. Scholarship Read more >