Posts Tagged: oregon

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 »

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 »

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 »

Thicker is not better!

Sealcoating Thickness Eugene Oregon

When it comes to the application of sealer, thicker is not better. Thick coats don’t cure evenly, are prone to tracking and can lead to surface cracks. A thicker coat takes longer to cure, which can lead to degradation and will reduce the life of your sealcoating project. A sure sign of a driveway that… Read more »

Why did the sealcoat fail or peel?

Peeling is caused by sealcoating not bonding to oil spots or any other surface contaminants like dirt, grease, etc. or oxidized pavements. Prior to sealcoating application, the pavement surface shall be thoroughly cleaned, oil spots be treated with an oil spot primer. And oxidized surface be primed either with a specialty primer or a thin… 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 »