Asphalt Crack Sealing Services in Elizabethtown, Harrisburg, Lancaster PA
Preventative Maintenance step you can do for your parking lot is Crack Sealing!
Our years of experience in knowing what to watch out for make RDS Professional Paving & Sealcoating the ideal choice once you need a crack filling company in Elizabethtown and Middleburg, PA. (Central PA)
The main purpose of a crack treatment is to seal the crack in order to prevent moisture from penetrating the base thereby preventing the eroding of the asphalt. The secondary purpose is to prevent the loss of aggregate from the edges of the cracks. Moisture entering the crack can lead to accelerated weakness and other pavement damage.
RDS Crack maintenance incorporates many treatment options ranging from the basic maintenance application of crack sealing to more drastic measure of overlaying the pavement. By using state-of-the-art equipment to install hot applied joint sealants. Cracksealing seals these cracks shut. (Cracks can be treated from early spring into late fall.) The earlier this function can be completed, the more successful it will be in minimizing moisture penetration and damage. RDS Professional Paving & Sealcoating helps keep your investment last.
Benefits Of Crack Sealing
Saves You Money - For pennies on the dollar, you can avoid costly asphalt replacement with crack sealing performed by professionals. The cost of replacement can be 20 – 30 times more expensive than a single maintenance procedure.
Prolongs Pavement Life - Routine Maintenance (proper crack sealing and sealcoating) can double the life of your asphalt. Crack sealing is the SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT STEP you can take to prolong the life of your asphalt.
Slows Oxidation - Left untreated, cracks allow water into and beneath the base which leads to pavement failure. Water is the number one enemy of asphalt.
Prevents Water Penetration - Weather-proofing agents repel water – the number one enemy of asphalt. Asphalt is naturally porous; left unsealed, water will pentrate through the pores and cracks and disturb the base – eventually leading to failure of the pavement.
Improves Appearance - First impressions of your home or place of business are greatly enhanced with a deep, rich, satiny black finish.
Asphalt Crack Facts
• Small asphalt cracks allow moisture into asphalt.
• Water expands and contracts with temperature causing larger cracks.
• Larger cracks allow more water penetration to weaken base.
• Weaknesses in base accelerate asphalt failure.
• Small cracks always become big cracks.
• Big cracks soon become potholes.
• Cracks ¼” and larger can be sealed with specially formulated hot rubber sealant.*
Parking Lot Maintenance
Proper sealcoating and crack treatment not only prolongs the useful life of your asphalt, it also greatly reduces your lifetime costs. By sealing cracks every single year, you will dramatically reduce the size and number of cracks that will form in future years. RDS Professional Paving & Sealcoating recommend an annual asphalt maintenance contract to make sure that problems are addressed as early as possible. We’d rather have your long-term business than have you wait until the cracking in your parking lot gets to the point where resurfacing is necessary.