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Asphalt Maintenance Tips for Fall

by | Oct 15, 2022 | Asphalt Maintenance, Crack Sealing, Patching, Property Maintenance, Sealcoating | 0 comments

Asphalt paving provides a smooth and durable surface for motorists – but only when properly maintained. Maintenance is the art of keeping asphalt pavements in service thus ensuring minimal inconvenience to the public. We at Top Job Asphalt have prepared the following asphalt maintenance tips for fall to ensure your pavements, driveways, and sidewalks are prepared for the cooler months ahead.

#1. Clean the Area of Debris

Fall is the perfect time to clean the area of any debris. This requires a thorough asphalt or street cleaning service. Having your asphalt professionally cleaned can reveal any issues, such as cracks or potholes, which should be repaired immediately.

#2. Pay Attention to Standing Water

Standing water is often an indication of poor drainage – and where there is poor drainage, there are potholes or the possibility of potholes. To prevent further damage, and ensure the integrity of your surfaces, make repairs now before the problem grows (literally).

#3. Sealcoating & Crack Sealing

Sealcoating requires the weather to be over 55˚F. The forecast should also predict clear skies; sealing asphalt in the rain is a no-no. This will ensure a quality job. Crack sealing helps to prevent the occurrence of further surface damage over the winter.

#4. Patching Potholes

Patching helps to control further deterioration and expensive repair of the pavement. Without timely patching, water can get underneath the pavement, causing further damage to occur. Several patching methods exist including:

  • Quick Patching
  • Surface Patching
  • Full-Depth or Deep Patching
  • Spray-Injection Patching
  • Infrared Heater Patching
  • Cold Weather Emergency Patching

#5. Extensive Pothole Repair

Crews use hot mix asphalt to create a stable, permanent solution to any areas prone to potholes. Proper compaction is key! A properly compacted area should be overfilled to ensure it is able to withstand the weight of vehicles driving on it day in and out.

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Pam Taylor
Pam Taylor
October 4, 2021.
My husband and I contracted with Top Job to asphalt the driveway at our cabin in Fish Haven, ID. Starting with Steve who gave us the estimate, to Teri, Sam and especially Kevin who headed the project was timely, professional, and exceptionally well done. They are an honest and reputable company. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone who is looking to asphalt. Pam
Tom Nelson
Tom Nelson
October 1, 2021.
Top Job Asphalt works extremely well to the satisfaction of each of their customers!
David Hansen
David Hansen
September 29, 2021.
Very pleased with the work performed.
Tony Nielson
Tony Nielson
September 29, 2021.
Top Job Staff and crew did an excellent job on our parking lot. The crack seal crew was on the job before daylight and did great work. Most impressive was the slurry seal crew. Kerry and his team did a wonderful job. worked around my tenants parking issues, worked between rain storms. Kerry would not apply slurry until he was 100 percent sure the parking lot was dry enough after the rain. refreshing to see someone care so much about his product, his job, and his crew. Rosalie was also right on top of scheduling and even made a site visit to make sure I was happy. Top Job went above and beyond my expectations and I would recommend them to anyone .. I will use this company again in the future. Thank you very much! Tony and Cole Nielson T.K.S. Development.
Dennis Simonson
Dennis Simonson
September 23, 2021.
Was really impressed with the professional preparation on the driveway surface prior to the application of sealant. FRIENDLY and easy to work with. Highly recommend. Compared prices before settling on Top Job, good value. Their communication between office, field and scheduler was exceptional.
Christie Brown
Christie Brown
August 16, 2021.
We now have the PRETTIEST driveway approach and RV parking on the block! Nice job, TOP JOB ASPHALT!

What Our Customers Are Saying

Very impressed with the quality of their work and the organization of the company. The project estimator was spot on as to when the bid would be received and the work was professional  from start to finish. I appreciated the opportunity for a walkthrough inspection after the crack filling was completed as I had some very large cracks in the asphalt. I give this company a ten out of ten (which I really do) and highly recommend them.

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