One of the best parts about Minnesota is the clear separations of the four seasons. But for as beautiful as the seasonal changes are, they bring with them some unique challenges for paving companies like J&W Asphalt, and for most of the year, paving isn’t even an option. But all is not lost, and in this article, we’ll explore the right conditions for paving and when it’s time to jump on a project so you can plan your next project with confidence.
When is it time to Repave?
Picking the right time to repave depends on a number of factors including the age of the lot or driveway in question and how much traffic it receives. In general, a well-applied asphalt lot should last for 20 years. But, if you’re noticing potholes and cracking covering a substantial portions of your project, it is likely time for repaving if you want to avoid damaging your or your customers’ vehicles. Alligator cracks—named for their resemblance to the animal—can be the first sign that re ...
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