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Common Asphalt Surface Problems & Prevention

Problem

  • Asphalt Fading
    • As surface oils oxidize, the surface begins fading to a gray.

Causes

  • Normal Wear
    • After time, sunlight, traffic, snow plowing, sand, and salt will break down the asphalt surface.

 

Problem

  • Asphalt Cracking
    • As the surface oxidizes, the surface loses its flexibility and begins to crack.

Causes

  • Normal Wear & Lack of Maintenance
    • A small hairline crack will widen during the normal thawing and freezing of spring.


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Prevention

  • Scheduled Maintenance
    • Generally, sealcoating should be applied once every two years, but harsh weather and heavy traffic conditions may require yearly applications.

  • Inspection & Care
    • A yearly inspection in the spring helps spot and address any issues before they become expensive repairs.

Common Asphalt Problems & Prevention

Problems & Causes

Asphalt Fading

As surface oils oxidize, the surface fades to a gray.

After time, sunlight, traffic, snow plowing, sand, and salt breaks down the asphalt surface.

Asphalt Cracking

As the surface oxidizes, the surface loses its flexibility and begins to crack.

A small hairline crack will widen during the normal thawing and freezing of spring.

Prevention

Scheduled Maintenance

Generally, sealcoating should be applied once every two years, but harsh weather and heavy traffic conditions may require yearly applications

Inspection & Care

A yearly inspection in the spring helps spot and address any issues before they become expensive repairs.

Keeping the surface free of dirt and other debris through scheduled sweeping will help extend the life of the asphalt surface.