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3 Things That Will Destroy Your Asphalt Pavement

Asphalt is a popular solution for a surfacing material because it’s durable and cost-effective. However, it is not indestructible. There are three things that will destroy an asphalt parking lot if proper maintenance isn’t performed in a timely manner.

Surface Water

When an asphalt parking lot is installed, it is typically designed to sweep the water off the surface so it doesn’t pool in place. Unfortunately, drainage systems can clog and other damages can occur, causing the water to pool. This surface water is going to seep down into small cracks, causing the sub-surfaces to erode and the cracks to expand.

To prevent this issue, we recommend seal coating. Sealcoating is a thin liquid layer that protects the asphalt surface from not just water, but UV rays and fluids from vehicles as well. I

Heavy Vehicles

We realize you installed your asphalt lot with the intention of having vehicles drive on it, but when it doesn’t get installed properly, heavy vehicles will become an enemy to the parking lot. Rutting and deterioration will eventually occur, only getting worse with time as more and more vehicles drive along the same path. In areas where vehicles stop, slow down, or park, the damage will typically be more prevalent.

The best thing you can do to avoid this is to have the asphalt lot installed properly in the first place. Our contractors have experience with this situation, knowing where to install thicker asphalt and where reinforcements are needed. If you’re already dealing with the issue, we can make the repair before it gets worse.

Tree Roots

Trees play a vital role in the way your landscape looks, but their roots can cause damage to your asphalt. As they spread out to look for water, they’re going to push the earth in any direction, causing it to make the asphalt crack and bow. An immediate repair, as well as control of the roots and the trees, is essential in keeping your asphalt in good shape.

As you can see, some very regular things can cause serious damage to your asphalt parking lot, but we can help. For prevention or repairs, contact Asphalt Surfacing today by calling 408-673-4719 or sending us an email!

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