Posts Categorized: Asphalt Repair

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 »

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 »

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 »

Improving your pavement lifespan with crack treatment

Asphalt Crack Repair Eugene

Cracks will appear at some point during the life cycle of asphalt. But, this doesn’t mean they have to stay there. With the right treatment, the lifespan of your paved surface can be greatly improved. The right crack treatment will protect underlying pavement from water infiltration, destructive impurities and incompressibles; it will maintain pavement integrity… Read more »

Why Sealcoat? HERE’S WHY

Extend the Life of Your Pavement The reason to sealcoat asphalt pavement is to extend the life of the pavement investment.  It’s as simple as that! Sealcoating is essential in pavement preservation and extending the life of your asphalt driveway or parking lots.  Sealcoating will slow the rate of pavement deterioration improving the life cycle… Read more »

Asphalt TLC

Asphalt Crack Repair Eugene

Be sure to Maintain! Your asphalt parking lot needs some thoughtful TLC every few years in ordinary conditions, but after extreme weather you truly cannot afford to ignore the maintenance urgently required to save your pavement and spare you large repair costs. Need the 101 basics on this inevitable repair? • When water penetrates paved… Read more »

Renovating and Protecting Asphalt Driveways

Residential Driveway Sealcoating in Eugene, Oregon

Asphalt is laid throughout North America, the UK and most of mainland Europe for surfacing roads, car parks and driveways. It is seen as a practical, relatively low cost surface but as with any other external product, over time the surface will start to deteriorate due to vehicle use, the effects of the weather and… Read more »

Picking a Good Asphalt Contractor

Times are tough and moneys tight however, asphalt maintenance and parking lot maintenance still needs to happen.  It’s times like this that property owners and managers should take some time to pull out their expense files and look to see if they are getting the appropriate return on their parking lot maintenance investments.  If your… Read more »