NC Asphalt and Sealcoating of Lexington

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Asphalt Driveways & Parking Lot Sealcoating and Paving Services in Lexington, NC

Thank you for considering Lexington, NC asphalt and Sealcoating services for both commercial and residential clients. Our professional sealcoating services uses only high-quality sealant formulas for Parking Lots and Driveways.  Our paving services are designed to provide residential or commercial clients with robust paving repairs, resurfacing of driveways or parking lots and new installs- driveways, private roads, basketball or tennis courts and parking lots.  We service areas throughout Lexington, NC and neighboring cities.

Be Safe: Compare Asphalt Service Estimates

You’ll not find another paving contractor that will repair, sealcoat or install an asphalt driveway or parking lot that meets or exceeds industry standards more budget friendly than we will.  We consider clients’ needs, local codes, total cost and longevity with every service provided.   Every asphalt paving problem we encounter has a solution that has been real world tested for years.  We encourage our free and gladly given estimate for any commercial or residential asphalt paving project or problem. We are creative problem solvers- backed up with years of actual hard road work.

Inspection for Free Service Estimate

First, we’ll address the absolutes problems that need fixing to maintain a dependable driveway or parking lot.  Next your plans and desires will factor in. The result is unique for every client, and we will provide you with estimates for the bare bones repair or replacement as well as upgraded plans.  We’re positive that we’ll stand out as the most detailed budget friendly proposal you will receive.

Commercial Sealcoating a Parking Lot

Lexington, NC Asphalt Parking Lot Pro Sealcoating

Asphalt Binder also called bitumen is the sticky semi-solid waste remaining after process of refining oil.   When bitumen is heated to the same temperature of boiling water (212 F) it moves into a molten state, at which time, it’s mixed with pavement components.   Hot Asphalt mix from the Asphalt plant is a mixture of molten 5% asphalt binder and 95% crushed stone.  This has to be laid hot then as it cools it becomes solid.  Asphalt pavement is flexible, long-lasting, low in maintenance and thankfully deadens traffic noise.

When Asphalt pavement is exposed to the outdoors the handsome deep black color fades overtime as the binder wears away- a process called oxidization.  Sun-light, water, freeze and thaw cycles and high temperatures increases the rate of oxidization.  As the pavement fades to grey, the pavement also loses flexibility and cracks begin to form as vehicles drive on it.  Once water penetrates the subbase through cracks, the pavement damage picks up speed and potholes form.

Normally, asphalt parking lots, depending on quality of installation, will perform well for about 15 years.  However, if treated with periodic sealcoating its lifespan could be nearly doubled.  Lexington NC Asphalt and Sealcoating suggests periodic sealcoating as an inexpensive preventive to increase the lifespan of your asphalt parking lot.

Parking Lot Sealcoating Benefits:

  • Fills small cracks and minor pitting to provide a barrier against water infiltration.
  • Sealant contains antioxidation additives to prevent decay.
  • Gas and Oil spills lay on top of the sealant shield to be easily washed away.
  • Dirt and vegetative debris can be easily swept away.
  • The deep black color of newly laid Asphalt is restored.
  • Parking Lot expected lifespan will increase usually by 8 to 10 years.

 

Driveway Sealcoating

Lexington, NC Asphalt Driveway Pro Sealcoating: Best Local Cost

We’ve direct knowledge of Asphalt Driveways lasting 30 years when built with the proper depth of a strong gravel subbase, landscaping that flows water away from the driveway and maintained with periodic professional Sealcoating.  Professional formulations of a Seal Coat are proprietary but all contain anti-oxidizers that applied periodically will protect from decay due to common oxidizers UV rays, rain, sleet, snow, oil spills, gas spills and rain.  Oxidizers slowly leaches out (to the atmosphere) the asphalt binder (cement glue) that holds crushed rock and sand together, eventually, causing the driveway to crumble into sand and gravel.  Applying Sealant in periodic applications slows oxidation to a snails pace.  Also, Sealant fills in and seals small cracks and porous areas of the driveway so dirt and debris can be easily swept or hosed off.  Professionals Asphalt Paving Contractors suggest Sealcoating be done every 2 to 3 years.

Tracking Sealcoat Driven on before Dry or Excessive Sealant

DIY homeowners Sealcoating Misadventures:

  • Homeowners sometimes skip cleaning the driveway before sealcoating and often find out afterwards that in some areas the sealant is flaking off because it didn’t bond well.
  • Professional Sealcoating Formulas are more durable than those brought at the home store- less watered down.
  • Cost savings for DIY sealcoating versus professional are minor. Long driveways could even be more costly for the homeowner.
  • Homeowners’ who mistakenly apply Sealcoat too heavily will find cracks developing in the sealcoat layer which defeats the shield.
  • Sealcoat VOC’s (odors) during application can cause skin rashes and coughing.

Lexington, NC Asphalt and Sealcoating Promises 

  • Our repair estimates consider cost, durability, and appearance.
  • You will never be harmed by us for costly mistakes attributed to ignorance- we know what we’re doing.
  • We preform maintenance at regular intervals on our industrial specialized paving machines and trucks- no worries over equipment breakdowns to cause costly delays.
  • We keep clients informed about progress- keeping clients informed displays our regard, generates goodwill and takes little effort.

 

Parking Lot Repair

Lexington, NC Budget Asphalt Parking Lot Repairs

First encounters of a shopper or client gingerly navigating a pothole marked parking lot reflects badly upon the commercial business or the service provider.  Even when, a pleasant interior for shopping or service awaits, seniors, mothers with small children and women in high heels may pass by rather than risk a fall to weave through a broken parking lot.  Most personal injury lawsuits have their beginnings in a Parking lot because of falls, twisted ankles or other injuries due to standing water, potholes, uneven pavement and low lighting.

We offer reasonably priced asphalt parking lot repairs for cracks, potholes, upheavals, birdbaths and others.  Contact Lexington NC Asphalt and Sealcoating when you first notice asphalt pavement damage – these problems will quickly accelerate if ignored.  Repair methods are accomplished with either a surface patch or a full depth patch.   A surface patch repairs the damaged asphalt layer.  A full depth patch requires that the gravel subbase be repaired and stabilized.

Affordable Asphalt Parking Lot Repair Services:

  • Minor Cracks- surface patch
  • Ruts or tire tracks- surface patch
  • Fatigue/alligator Cracking- full depth patch
  • Ponding or bird baths- inspection will determine method
  • Potholes- full depth patch
  • Upheaval (roots growing up from under pavement)- full depth patch

 

Parking Lot Resurface

Lexington, NC Parking Lot Affordable Resurfacing

Parking lots with lots of surface damage have an attractive repair option in a process called Resurfacing.  Resurfacing is a less costly way to repair an existing parking lot by milling or slicing off the top 1.5 to 2 inches of failed pavement and replacing it with a new layer of asphalt mix.  Resurfacing a parking lot is less than half the cost of a full tear out and redo and takes a lot less time which makes it an attractive option for renewing, especially large parking lots.

 Be aware, if areas with subbase damage such as Potholes and Severe deep cracks are not corrected before the overlay, the damage once again travels to the surface and you will then again be faced with a repair by as little as a year later.  The increased Lifespan of a parking lot after a resurface is around 8 to 10 years.  Find out if a resurfacing will work for your troubled parking lot by scheduling a free parking lot inspection from the Experts at Lexington NC Asphalt and Sealcoating.

Tree Root Damage

Lexington, NC Asphalt Driveway Repair: Best Cost

A huge part of a homes’ view is its deeply black driveway which can wreck the curb appeal should it be filled with potholes, tree roots and weeds.  Potholes in the driveway may mean extra costs to realign cars, flat tires and worse of all an elderly visitor may take a tumble.  When a driveway begins to show cracks or potholes, it will hasten the deterioration because water has found a path into the pavement.  Repairs are much more affordable at the start of asphalt decay.  Many times, just minor repairs will be sufficient to return the driveway to a serviceability that will last many years.  NC Asphalt and Sealcoating Paving will inspect your driveway for free so you’ve nothing to lose to get a repair estimate.

Asphalt Driveway Service: Fair Cost 

Have confidence that Lexington NC Asphalt and Sealcoating estimates will consider carefully the clients’ needs, desires, cost, longevity and appearance.  We believe it’s a false economy to repair the asphalt surface without repairing the agent of deterioration- another redo repair in a year will most likely be needed. Nor will we suggest unnecessary services to get a bigger paycheck- we absolutely care about our clients budget and our reputation.  Lexington NC Asphalt and Sealcoating goal is to give you the information you need to decide the most cost effect and appropriate repair or installation that will provide years of trouble-free service for your property, and enhance its value.

Driveway Crack Repair Methods

  • Cold weather crack repairs: pre-mixed cold patch compound straight from the container.
  • Above 50 degrees Crack Repairs: Hot Rubberized crack sealer compound
  • Hot Asphalt Mix will be used for large Cracks
  • Infrared light is used to heat up the crack area to transform asphalt to the molten stage then adds the hot asphalt patch to make a repair without seams.

 

Driveway Resurface Milling

Asphalt Driveway Resurface: Better Cost Option

Residential clients faced with a deteriorating driveway may want to have it replace with a completely new asphalt driveway but may shy away from it because of the high cost.  Still it’s Kind of embarrassing to live having to maneuver a car around potholes in your driveway.  Fortunately, a more attractive financial option is available for property owners or homeowners, on a tight budget, when driveway crack repairs are too numerous to be attempted. Resurfacing removes 1.5 to 2 inches of the failing pavement through milling or grinding it off then replacing it with a new surface layer of asphalt pavement.

Caution! pavement areas that show signs of subbase damage such as potholes need the gravel subbase directly under repaired otherwise the pothole will reappear. This is called reflection – subbase damage reflects upwards.  Please contact Lexington NC Asphalt and Sealcoating Paving for a free no conditions asphalt pavement service estimate- you’ll find we’re very competitive.

Why do an Asphalt Driveway Resurfacing?

  • Lengthens Driveway Lifespan
  • Much Cheaper than a full Redo
  • Curb Appeal is Restored
  • Restores Driveways Flexibility
  • Removes effects of extensive cracking caused by over sealing

 

Lexington NC Downtown

Lexington is located in the central part of North Carolina in the Piedmont Triad region- next closest cities are Thomasville, Winston-Salem, Greensboro High Point.  Transportation made easy with several major highways 1-85, 1-85B, U.S. Routes 70 and 29 and I-285.  All these Highways encourage quick commerce with other cities and states.  Many springs and flowing streams in the area make it a great holiday fishing location.

What’s Interesting about Lexington, NC    

In the 1700s the Europeans first settled in the Lexington area.  Lexington was named in honor of the American Revolutionary War in Lexington, Massachusetts and in 1828 it was incorporated as a city.  1762 settlers were impoverished under British Governor William Tryon with unwarranted excessive taxes.  People under heavy taxes will rise up and under these horrendous conditions bands of fighters called Regulators formed across the state.  They sought to regulate a fair settlers’ tax.  The midnight rider Paul Revere passed through Lexington as he sounded alarm of approaching British forces.

Lexington Barbecue Festival

The Barbecue Capital of the World

Sid Weaver opened the first barbecue restaurant in 1919 consisting of a tent in the middle of town.  After a short period, another tent restaurant joined and both men trained other barbecue chefs.  Today there are more than 15 Barbecue restaurants in the area.

The Annual Barbecue Festival had its first event on October 27, 1984 and has been famously attracting attendees ever since starting from 30,000 to a few hundred thousand.   Lexington Barbecue pork shoulders are slowly cooked over hickory wood till the meat is tender and falling apart.  As the pork shoulders cook, its basted with a mixture of vinegar, water, salt and pepper to give it a tangy taste.

Some Places to Visit in Lexington, NC

Childress Vineyards

High Rock Lake

Boone’s Cave Park