Encouraging customers to not spend thousands of dollars on a new overlay is easy if they will accept what you say to them at face value. Trust without being sold something is a statement that is confusing today because there is way to much misinformation out there and “giddy” salesman who care more about your wallet than they do your budget. Building our business has been one step at a time. We built it first in the preventive maintenance aspects, therefore we lean heavily on that knowledge when considering customers, especially when it comes time to have pavement installed or an overlay. We earn business by being candid and honest, not “pie in the sky promises and irrelevant subject matter” We understand your pavement better than most and it is important that in order to stay true to you; the consumer, that we stay true to ourselves first. Would you really want it any other way? I think that’s what you expect out of a professional business. I know that’s what I look for and in today noisy market with $ being the only consideration, I honestly believe that’s what sets us apart. Since 1997 I have held onto that philosophy and I stand by it today. Arnold Asphalt is known as full a full-service-line-extension asphalt company that offers many benefits for projects that include roadways, drives, commercial parking areas, we provide our services most affordably though in the closer areas like Bloomington, Ellettsville, Nashville, Brown county, Stanford areas, Martinsville and Bedford. We execute these service[s] using knowledge and experience. Professionally applied crack sealing is one of those ways to go if your considering a new overlay is to costly, and is the economical sound choice if the pavement your considering is not to far gone.
Professionally applied crack sealant is the best defense and the most economical common sense step you can take towards maintaining your aging asphalt. Period… I am going to be upfront and personal here, “We specialize in this area of expertise and relay the cost saving benefits onto the YOU the consumer who doesn’t realize just how beneficial this service really is”! I just cant be more explicit. You can more than triple the life of your asphalt you have currently down by keeping water penetration out of the sub base. Its that simple. This service is rated as #1 because it does just that. It stops water penetration. Keeps ride quality from deteriorating further, and It works simply by keeping water from getting in and holes from developing, cracks from forming and asphalt from raveling, spider webbed areas from getting worse or even starting! By itself, hot applied crack sealant treatments applied with a Genuine Crafco® will protect your underlying base asphalt and sub base soils from moisture penetration which is the proven #1 cause of asphalt failures in all aggregates including concrete. If you see cracks in your asphalt, take note and consider having our company out to inspect this problem so I can give some ideas as to the cost and savings in terms of overlay. As always, Arnold’s Asphalt provides estimates that are free and professional, written up with a clear and precise understanding of resolving your problem; something we call an “angle of attack” when it comes to executing your project efficiently.
Whether you have an asphalt driveway or parking lot, your asphalt will begin to crack overtime. Cracks in 20 year old asphalt is normal, but having cracks in fairly new asphalt is a bigger issue. Here’s a list of the types of cracks. Edge Cracks Edge cracks develop between the edge of the pavement and concrete curbs or soil. They often come from seasonal freeze/thaw cycling, which widens and deepens…Read More
The winter season can wreak havoc on asphalt. Here are some of the effects to look for. Freeze / Thaw Weather Cycle Freeze-thaw weather cycles are the real culprit when it comes to winter asphalt damage. The fluctuations in temperature causes moisture to freeze and melt continuously. When water freezes and turns into ice, it expands in size. When this happens inside existing cracks on asphalt surfaces, the pavement…Read More
With fall here, now is the time to start performing asphalt maintenance to get your paved surfaces ready for the winter onslaught of snow, ice, road salt and chilly temperatures. Maintenance of your asphalt can prevent costly repairs down the road such as asphalt repair or paving replacements. Potholes Freeze and Become a Safety Hazard Potholes can appear on your asphalt surface when the stress of vehicle traffic combined with…Read More
There comes a time with every parking lot where you need to ask whether it’s time to repair it, or replace it altogether. A properly paved asphalt lot can last 20 – 30 years, but the lifespan and condition of any lot depends on many factors. Let’s take a look at the various kinds of damage and repairs, and when or if you should replace a lot entirely. If a…Read More
The design of a parking lot can make a big difference with its efficiency. Here are some ways to improve upon faulty designs. Lot Measurements Knowing your exact parking lot measurements is very important. You may wish to start with a satellite image from Google Maps then draw in each boundary line. Some property legal descriptions include dimensions. Surveys will also typically include all of these measurements. Alternatively, take a…Read More
Pavement budgets are very similar to automobile budgets. With both pavement and automobiles, we know they need to be maintained, we know they don’t last forever, and we know the better we maintain them, the longer they last. It is essential to be aware of the maintenance your pavement requires and to make sure your budget is sufficient. Perform an Annual Visual Inspection Performing annual inspections is a great way…Read More