All throughout the winter season, asphalt surfaces such as highways, driveways, parking lots and even local roads can become damaged. Even tiny cracks can lead to a big fissure after only one snow storm. Other than constant damage from snow and ice, you will also need to take foot and vehicle caused damage into account, as well. When it comes to asphalt roads and parking lots, potholes and cracks are generally inevitable. Here is our list of reasons why you should always check for problems after the winter season has ended .
The effects of just one winter season can be quite devastating for asphalt. This is why you should fix smaller potholes during the spring season, to prevent them from turning into bigger potholes in the coming weeks and months. With good professionals working on the repairs, you can get a work guarantee of up to a year or more from the time that the repairs were done. This will ensure that after the following winter, any problems encountered on the asphalt will be covered by warranty. Even if issues arise, you can get them repaired by the same contractor again, completely free of cost.
Avoid Damage from Winter Storms in Advance
Getting asphalt surfaces fixed prior to winter storms means avoiding additional damage to them later on. During winter storms, high winds and heavy snowfall on the ground make it impossible to carry out the repairing of potholes. It is better to evaluate damages done to the parking lot and other asphalt surfaces, after the winter season has come to an end. During this time, you can even get special discounts from contractor companies sometimes, as well.
Prevent Further Damage from the Elements
Contrary to popular belief, asphalt surfaces are not just damaged during the winter season. The high heat of the summer months, and gusty winds combined with torrential rain downpours during the spring, summer and fall months can also aggravate damages, making potholes bigger. Entry of water into the holes and cracks can deepen the fissures, causing them to widen and grow. This is why it is so important to hire a contractor to fix these problems before they become out of hand.
Repairing Maintenance is More Readily Available
Once the winter season comes to an end, repair work can be carried out with more convenience. You can find more contractor companies open during the springtime, allowing you to compare the rates and quality of services between companies before choosing a specific one to carry out your necessary repairs.
If you would like more information about our pothole repair and parking lot maintenance, or to schedule a consultation, please feel free to contact us today at: (801) 882-2429.