We repair cracks in blacktop driveways and parking areas
Blacktop crack repair – Asphalt cracks are unsightly and uninviting but that’s not the only reason they’re a problem. Cracks also threaten the overall strength of your pavement, leading to severe structural issues and expense over the long term. Blacktop crack repair will save you money.
Cracks allow water to penetrate your pavement and seep into the underlying base layers. The erosion of the base can create voids that turn into potholes and eventually destroy your asphalt’s foundation.
The good news is that you can prevent this minor repair issue from becoming a major one. Freedom Asphalt cost-effective asphalt crack repair services start by cleaning the dust and debris from the crack using a high-pressure stream of air. Then we seal the crack using a hot-applied, polymer-based material a.k.a. hot tar. The extreme heat during application causes the sides of the asphalt in the crack to melt and form a much stronger bond with the crack sealer upon cooling. Due to its high elasticity, our crack sealer expands and contracts with the thermal movements of the crack. Also, because of its high melting point, it will not track or pick up with traffic.
As a general rule of thumb, dollar for dollar crack repair is the most cost effective asphalt maintenance item you can perform to prolong the life of your asphalt. If your surface is beginning to crack, don’t wait – get it filled before it gets worse.