EastCoat Pavement are Commercial Asphalt Paving Contractors
Parking Lot Maintenance
Parking Lot maintenance extends the life of your Parking Lot. Some of the maintenance tasks we complete include:
- Pot Hole Patching
- Crack Filler
- Asphalt Sealer
- Parking Lot Paint
Regular parking lot maintenance goes a long way in protecting your asphalt pavement investment. Minor cracks or flaws in an asphalt surface can quickly turn into major damages if left untreated. Crack filling services are not only extremely cost effective, but it is one of the most important maintenance practices, helping to avoid water penetration to the base (which could result in structural deterioration. You should be filling cracks in asphalt as they arise and applying sealer every 2-3 years. Making sure to restripe your parking lot after sealer (or when the lines are worn) is extremely important for safety purposes and to meet ADA regulation requirements. Additionally, a well maintained lot increases the value and curb appeal of your property!
Water's Effect On Asphalt
Some moisture damages and distresses that can occur in asphalt pavement are:
- Stripping – debonding of aggregate and binder
- Rutting – surface depression alone wheel path
- Bleeding – formation of asphalt binder film on pavement
- Failures – loss of adhesive between layers and cohesion in aggregate and binder
When cracks (even minor ones) form in asphalt, and opening is created that can allow for water to seep inside of your asphalt structure. Each time it rains water re-enters this crack, further weakening and breaking down your asphalt in this area leading to more damages. Once water reaches your asphalt base, its structural integrity could become compromised, leading to severe damages requiring extensive repair or replacement… READ MORE
Season Impact On Asphalt
Download Brochure On Seasonal Impact On Asphalt
Asphalt is very durable, but that doesn’t mean that it is immune to the effect of the elements. Different weather situation can distress asphalt in different ways. This brochure reviews concerns for asphalt in hot weather, cold weather, wet weather, and dry weather. It also discusses how to help prevent damages during all seasons, as well as the ideal season for each asphalt maintenance service.
EastCoat Pavement services use the most advanced sealcoating process that adds years to the life of your asphalt. Using our top-of-the-line materials, sealcoating is used as a preventative measure against deterioration and is best when combined with our hot rubberized crack sealing program.
Sealer acts as a coating that helps to block out harmful UV rays, prevent moisture penetration, and prevent oxidation. Sealcoating is used as both a preventative measure in protecting your blacktop, but also an aesthetic upgrade. Sealcoating helps to extend the life and quality of your asphalt pavement.
Pavement’s rate of deterioration depends several factors starting with the quality of the install. Factors such as UV rays do effect the pavement’s deterioration rate overtime. The best way to combat this deterioration is regular professional maintenance and sealcoating.
Yes, asphalt can be repaired, however, depending on the condition of the asphalt, replacement may be a better option. Asphalt patching is a very effective way for repairing things like potholes, raised or sunken areas, standing water, heavily cracked areas, catch basin problems, or snow plow damage. Crack filling is also a great maintenance and repair technique. If a minor crack is filled early, it can prevent bigger issues from occurring.