Well-maintained asphalt lasts for many years. However, vehicle and foot traffic, along with local weather conditions, gradually damage the surface. These factors lead to little wear and tear in the beginning, but later manifest in cracks and potholes.
Asphalt surfaces are also at risk for damage due to the freeze-thaw cycle. This damage also takes the form of small cracks across the surface,
Repairing these is cheaper and less time-consuming than if you were to ignore them and let them escalate.
There are two primary goals to asphalt repair: