Asphalt pavement surfaces, from parking lots to driveways, are
a valuable asset to any property. Maintaining and/or replacing at
the correct time and in the correct manner can help to ensure a
The first step in planning your project is to assess damages. Do
a brief visual inspection of your existing concrete surfaces. Look
for cracks (which will most likely be treated with 'crack-filler')
and stains on the surface. This can help to evaluate both the urgency
and extent of the project. Compare your findings with the chart
below, which displays and ranks various conditions of asphalt. 5
is perfectly sealed asphalt and 1 corresponds to a asphalt that
desperately needs crack-filler and seal.
If your asphalt-pavement surfaces are severly warped, cracked,
or damaged you may need to consider sectional replacement, overlay,
or new pavement. For researching or planning such a task, click
After doing a simple overview, the next step is to note the location
of any damages. Approximate both the square footage of damaged surface
and the percentage of surface that is damaged.
With this information you are more than ready to contact JP Paving.
Soon you will be speaking to a member of our project-management
team, and well on the way to a completed project!