Categories for Asphalt Repairs

Signs Your Road May Need Repaving

October 16, 2019

Your asphalt surfaces represent a significant amount of square footage on your property, so it’s important that you do what you can to keep them in good condition. Asphalt needs some regular maintenance and occasional repairs to ensure it will last for years to come. Here are just a few signs your asphalt needs repairs, and that you should seek out a trusted asphalt contractor in Kentucky for assistance: Buckling or warping surfaces: Healthy asphalt should appear level and stable. If you start to see waves in the surface, or what appears to be warped sections, this could be indicative... View Article

A Quick Look at Potholes and How They Form

September 30, 2019

Encountering potholes while driving is an all-too-familiar problem for motorists. Potholes are considered a form of asphalt failure that’s brought about by the combination of traffic pressure and water. Unfortunately, it’s almost impossible to prevent potholes from developing. From the causes to repairs to prevention, below is a list of the most common questions people have about potholes in Kentucky. What is a pothole? In asphalt, a pothole can be described as an unevenly cracked area in the surface where the paving material has been worn or washed away. The size of potholes range in diameter from a few inches... View Article

Six Reasons to Choose Asphalt Over Concrete in Kentucky for Paved Roads

September 16, 2019

There was a time when concrete was the choice material for paving projects. Today, however, builders prefer using asphalt to pave roads and create other paved surfaces. You’re probably wondering why asphalt paving, rather than concrete paving, is considered the better choice. To help you understand, let’s first look at how asphalt and concrete are made: Concrete: When an aggregate (like sand and crushed rock), cement and water are combined, you get concrete. The binder ingredient in concrete is the cement, which holds the aggregate together as it dries and hardens. The mixture dries into a stiff, inflexible solid that... View Article

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