Driveway and parking lot repair: should you patch, resurface or replace?

Driveway repair and asphalt paving in Eugene, Oregon

Over time, asphalt driveways deteriorate due to weather, temperature changes and use. Asphalt repairs are essential to prevent injuries and resurfacing or replacing the driveway can raise the value of your home and business. But, which option is best for your pavement? Aegis Asphalt can help evaluate the condition of your asphalt pavement for the… Read more »

Back to School Parking Lot Striping and Repair

Back to school parking lot striping and repair at Aegis Asphalt

School parking lots can get incredibly busy and dangerous, especially in the mornings and afternoons. A well-maintained parking lot facilitates smoother traffic and promotes student safety during back to school season. Pitfalls to avoid in school parking lots Avoid the following pitfalls that can lead to safety hazards: Potholes that can cause serious trip-and-fall accidents…. Read more »

Asphalt Driveway Resurfacing in Eugene

Asphalt driveway sealing and resurfacing, Eugene

Asphalt driveways begin to show cracks and pot holes over time, often caused by freeze-thaw cycles, weight of vehicles and shifting weather patterns. While sealcoating can temporarily repair minor cracks, resurfacing can be more economical for severe damages. When Should Driveways Be Resurfaced? Resurfacing adds a protective coating, extending the lifespan of the asphalt significantly… Read more »

6 Reasons for Tire Scuffing on New Asphalt

Tire scuffing reasons, Aegis Asphalt, Eugene

Tire scuffing can often appear on newly sealcoated pavement and asphalt. While the scuff marks will fade in time, it is helpful to understand why scuff marks are appearing. 1. Age of the pavement Tire scuffing most often appears on new pavement because it is soft and flexible. As asphalt ages, it will resist most… Read more »

How to Treat Alligator Cracks

Alligator crack repair and treatment, Aegis Asphalt

Due to flexibility in the pavement, changes in temperature and weight of vehicles, asphalt surfaces are prone to cracking at some point in their life cycle. Alligator cracks are one of the most common forms of asphalt deterioration and as with any type of crack, it is important to treat it to stop further damage… Read more »

Asphalt Services for Property Managers

We know what your pet peeves are as a property manager — contractors who show up late and unprepared, leave messy job sites, demand a project time line and have poor communication. Partnerships with Aegis are easy; we believe that successful relationships are built on trust and we work closely with you to meet your… Read more »

The Difference between Crack Filling and Crack Sealing

Crack filling and repair, Aegis Asphalt

While the terms crack filling and crack sealing are often used interchangeably, there are differences between these methods of pavement crack repair. Understanding these differences will help you make the most cost-effective choice and long-lasting solution for crack treatment of your asphalt surfaces. Crack sealing Crack sealing is a method in which hot sealant is… Read more »

7 Benefits of Maintaining Your Parking Lot

Parking lot restriping and maintenance Eugene, Oregon

The parking lot is often the first thing your customers see when approaching your property. A well-maintained parking lot can make a great first impression, adding to your brand image. It also shows that you care about the safety of your customers and employees. Benefits of a Well-Maintained Parking Lot Improve relationships with customers by… Read more »

The Importance of Pothole Repair

Pothole repair services at Aegis Asphalt

Potholes sometimes referred to as chuckholes can be the cause of serious trip-and-fall accidents. It is not uncommon for lawsuits to arise from such accidents, even wrongful death lawsuits by head injuries. It is therefore extremely important for private and public property owners to repair any potholes and to maintain the condition of their pavement…. Read more »

Budgeting for Asphalt Repairs

Budgeting for asphalt maintenance and repairs can be a challenge. In addition to setting aside a budget to keep your pavement facilities maintained, being prepared for emergencies is important. Evaluating Current Conditions So, where can you get started? The first step is to build a knowledge base. This can be done in a consultation, discussing… Read more »