Asphalt maintenance should be performed throughout the year to protect your investment and preserve your paved surface for as long as possible. If you have an asphalt driveway or parking lot, you are aware that it does not last forever. Stains, cracks, and potholes can all degrade the appearance of an asphalt surface. But it’s not just the looks that need to be considered. Minor asphalt damage can quickly snowball, jeopardising the surface’s structure and necessitating costly asphalt replacement. Here’s what you should know about asphalt maintenance all year: ASPHALT MAINTENANCE IN THE SPRING Asphalt seal coating requires a temperature consistently above 50 degrees, and if you have any cracks or potholes that need to be filled, you’ll need dry weather for the asphalt to set. With all of the temperature swings, consider scheduling your asphalt maintenance for late spring, when the weather is warmer. That being said, spring is an excellent time to inspect your asphalt for winter damage. Take note of any cracks, potholes, or areas of standing water. You’ll have a better idea of the extent of the damage and how much it will cost to repair it this way. SUMMER ASPHALT MAINTENANCE Summer is the busiest season for asphalt maintenance because the weather is nice and it doesn’t rain as much as it does in the spring. Summer is an excellent time to plan the following for your parking lot: Resurfacing Line striping Sealcoating Crack repair Pothole repair The hot summer sun can fade your asphalt from black to a dull grey. Because asphalt sealcoating can help prevent UV damage, try to schedule our asphalt sealcoating services early in the summer. ASPHALT MAINTENANCE IN THE FALL While the end of fall in UTAH is typically too cold for asphalt projects, early autumn can provide the warm, dry weather required for the asphalt to properly set. You should take care of any asphalt maintenance before winter arrives, as freeze-thaw cycles can exacerbate any existing damage. Throughout the winter, sealcoating can help protect your asphalt surface from moisture damage. However, any sealcoating should be done in early autumn before the leaves fall. Don’t put off maintaining your asphalt surfaces until it’s too late! Here are some things you can do right now to protect your asphalt driveway this winter. WINTER ASPHALT MAINTENANCE Winter weather rarely allows for asphalt maintenance sometimes we can crack seal when the cracks are the largest. However, snow and ice can cause damage to your asphalt parking lot or driveway. Trust Asphalt Experts – Your Partner for Asphalt Care Excellence in Utah.