Top 3 Reasons Preparation Is Key to A Successful Paving Project

Just like every vital step you want to take in life that requires proper planning and preparation, a paving project is no different. There are a lot of factors that can affect the success of the paving and as such, putting together sufficient plans and preparing necessary items ahead of time is essential. In the case of we Murfreesboro Asphalt Paving Contractors, we go out of our way even with the small stuff to ensure that the paving project is successful.

So, you may be wondering, why the need for all this preparation? Well, find our top 3 reasons on why preparation is a crucial factor to the success of our paving process:

#1 A Pavement with Cracks Requires Attention

Are you of the opinion that little cracks on pavement can be smoothly paved over? Well, it is definitely time to have a rethink. Paving over cracks on an already existing sidewalk is a recipe for disaster. The breaks will keep on appearing continuously over the years, and within 5 years you get a footpath completely rundown.

The lifespan of a well-done paving project should definitely last more than that. At the end of the day, this all boils down to the preparation of the contractors in ensuring the materials used and the method of installation were actually the right ones.

#2 Before Paving, Drainage Issues Ought to Be Dealt with

The success and longevity of paving projects depend heavily on the conditions of the site during work performance. The issue of drainage is very vital as water and piled up trash under the pavement can affect its state. All drainage issues should be worked on before the process of mixing the cement should even start.

We advise that any company that suggests dealing with drainage issues after laying the pavement should be avoided. You would be surprised to find that there are contractors who believe that wet areas would remain regardless of what they do. At Murfreesboro Asphalt Paving Contractors, we take the road less traveled and, we ensure that:

Drainage swales are installed
Relief and trench drains are installed

#3 Paving with Holes Can’t Be Resurfaced

Ever noticed paving that was laid less than one month ago already having potholes? Well, this has been the case for some of our clients, and we discovered that this was due to adequate prep of the surface area not being done. There are different reasons why potholes can form, and they are:

Asphalt being too thin and unable to support the weight being placed on it
Failure to supplement the subgrade clay soil with something more standard before the laying

Presence of water under the base causing cracks

Potholes from the above mentioned cannot be merely resurfaced as it is like using only a thin piece of cloth to treat a gunshot wound. At Murfreesboro Asphalt Paving Contractors, we make sure to inspect the subgrade to get an idea of the vertical movement, we then patch with stone binder asphalt before installing an asphalt overlay.

Therefore, if you need reliable and credible paving professionals contact us.

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