ASPHALT PATCHING AND REPAIR
Though asphalt is flexible and durable in nature, when exposed to the elements and prolonged use it can become cracked or potholed, which is why asphalt patching and repair is so important. Most asphalt is designed to last for 20 to 25 years, although that operational lifespan may be shortened and eventually a crack or pothole may form due to:
- Tree roots growing up underneath
- Excessive loads
- Damage caused by other work
- Poor drainage
- Substandard installation
Good reasons to repair or patch your asphalt:
- Save money over complete asphalt re-paving
Depending on the intended use of the paved area, you may be able to save a considerable amount of money by occasionally investing $1,000 into asphalt repair, for example, versus waiting until a much more expensive re-paving is required.
- Protect your asphalt from further damage
Asphalt patching and repair are important components in the maintenance of your asphalt. As cracks appear, water and other debris can seep beneath the surface and cause extensive damage. Early – and proper – repair is essential to extend the life of your asphalt. The more traffic your asphalt receives, and the more freezing and thawing events to which it’s exposed, the more damage will occur.
- Fix large potholes and even more serious asphalt damage
One common issue with asphalt is sinking in certain areas, such as around catch basins or on top of areas with inappropriate base gravels. These areas can be inexpensively patched if eventual re-sinking isn’t a major concern, or they can be more thoroughly repaired to prevent any future sinking.
- Extend the life of your asphalt
Depending on the type of repair completed, repairing damaged asphalt could add years to the life of your asphalt. For budget-conscious organizations, asphalt maintenance and repair is an important consideration.
Types of asphalt repairs
There are always several ways to repair your asphalt, depending on your budget and desired longevity of the repair.
As new asphalt bonds well to old asphalt, a quick asphalt patch can be laid for a budget-friendly repair on areas where aesthetics aren’t as important and longevity of the repair is less vital.
For a longer-lasting repair, especially in high-visibility areas where aesthetics are important, a more thorough repair can be done, including digging out any damaged areas, making any required corrections to the base gravels and re-paving the area.
The weather will also impact the repair options available, as the options available during colder weather are limited and more often emergency patching will be provided until a warmer weather will allow to tackle the underlying defects.
When your asphalt needs repair, count on Palmieri Bros. Paving to provide experience-based advice and help you determine the right approach for your needs and budget.
Where to start your asphalt repair project
Start by contacting us to discuss your project and request an estimate.
Our estimator will visit your site to determine the scope of work required, and we’ll provide a quote for both repairing your asphalt and, if requested, a complete repaving of your asphalt, which sometimes is the most budget friendly option. Our highly experienced team of asphalt repair specialists can accurately identify the cause of your asphalt damage and find the most cost-effective solution.
Work can often begin as early as two to three weeks after approval is received. Or we have emergency services available upon request.
Once vehicles and equipment have been removed from the site, we can take your asphalt from whatever condition it is in through to project completion, including any excavation and base gravel work that may be required.
Why choose Palmieri Bros. for your asphalt patching or repair?
Palmieri Bros. Paving & Contracting has been a proud leader in Greater Vancouver and the Fraser Valley since 1998. Our reputation for quality workmanship and remarkable service is well established.
Guaranteed quality asphalt repair – We use the highest-quality materials and a highly skilled team with multiple areas of expertise. We take our time to do the job right, and we honour our workmanship with a one-year guarantee. And because we’ve been serving Greater Vancouver since 1998, you know we’ll be around to honour it.
Please contact us to discuss your asphalt patching or asphalt repair project.