Introducing the Edmonton Concrete and Asphalt Annual Asphalt Maintenance Program
Every structure requires regular maintenance in order to extend its life, and asphalt is no exception.
No matter how much work goes into building a parking lot, it will need maintenance to help it last for as long as possible.
Pavement that doesn’t receive regular maintenance will crack and become similar to loose gravel. ECA will help with all of your asphalt maintenance needs.
The Results of Poor Asphalt Maintenance
The weather alone slowly damages asphalt over the course of a few years. Heat breaks down the glue holding the aggregate together. As it starts to loosen, the paved surface will deteriorate. Winter thaw also causes damage to asphalt over time; in fact, the freeze-thaw process is brutally damaging to asphalt surfaces. If your parking lot is used frequently, the weight of the vehicles can eventually take a toll on the surface as well.
Regular maintenance is required for all of those reasons, but small cracks are sometimes overlooked. If you fail to have a few small cracks filled, you could end up having to deal with large potholes within a few months. When it rains, water goes through these cracks, ending up beneath the top layer and creating instability within the subgrade. The weather and vehicles will do the rest, further weakening different sections of the structure.
Please Note: we don’t sub out our work out. All equipment is owned in house. You’re dealing directly with the owners during your project. This is extremely important to most of our clients for transparency. Please let us know if we can offer a free estimate.