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5 Signs Your Parking Lot Needs Asphalt Repairs

Cracked, unappealing parking lots not only harm your curb appeal, they can also be dangerous for your vehicle. If you are looking for ways to improve your business location, consider repairing your parking lot. Here are five signs that your parking lot needs asphalt repairs.

 

1. Pothole Problems

 

One of the most obvious signs of a damaged parking lot is potholes. These major holes range from golf-ball-sized annoyances to tire-swallowing divots. Potholes require professional repair immediately, otherwise the problem can continue to grow.

 

2. Dull, Faded Asphalt

 

Fading and discoloration are caused by UV rays. It’s typically a sign that your asphalt needs a new seal coat. Without this protective layer, your parking lot will begin to crack, warp and break. A quick seal coat will save you a lot of repair work down the road.

 

3. Warped Pavement

 

Heavy loads and extreme temperatures can cause asphalt to warp and bend. Whether your parking lot is slightly warped or has large, obvious tire marks, find a repair service to restore the original smooth look.

 

4. Collecting Water

 

Puddles of water on your asphalt is a clear sign of warping or potholes. Letting a pond form in your parking lot could damage the existing pavement, create a slip hazard, and hide major potholes.

 

5. Cracking Parking Lot

 

Finally, the most common type of asphalt repair is fixing cracks. Aged asphalt will begin to crack when it’s exposed to heat, heavy tires, or water. Whether you need a small patch or a major repair job, be sure to contact a professional for reliable work.

 

Once you’ve determined your parking lot needs a repair job, contact Asphalt Surfacing by calling 408-673-4719 or sending an email to Info@asphaltsurface.com. Our expert team can repair, replace or reseal your parking lot to give you a brand-new look and unbeatable finish.