Resurfacing Vs. Replacing Your Asphalt

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Do you have an asphalt driveway or parking lot that needs a little TLC? Are you wondering whether it's best to resurface the asphalt or replace the whole thing? Worry no more--today we're here to help you weigh your options.

Protecting the Pavement

It pays to give your asphalt some attention. Safe, reliable, attractive driveways and parking lots are the results of a little TLC and a lot of vigilance. Catching small issues now can save you from giant issues in the future--and it will keep visitors, drivers, and pedestrians safe, too.

So, when it comes to protecting that pavement, which asphalt services are best for you? Here's a quick look to help you decide.


Resurfacing is just what it sounds like: pouring a new layer of asphalt over your existing driveway or parking lot. By definition, it's cheaper than total replacement--because, after all, you're only replacing that top layer. It's also great for curb appeal because it results in a uniformly smooth black surface.

If you've got small surface-level pavement problems like cracks, crumbling, or faded colors, resurfacing is a great option for you (and your wallet).


Asphalt replacement is usually only necessary in extreme cases. It's more expensive, but it also doubles the life of your parking lot or driveway, and it helps you "start fresh" with a surface that's completely free of any surface-level flaws or foundational weaknesses.

The best way to know if you need total pavement replacement is to schedule a consultation with an asphalt expert. Only professionals can rule out all other options and make sure you're getting the right service for your unique needs.

So, does your asphalt need resurfacing, or do you suspect that replacement is in order? Contact us today for all the help you need!

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