HOT RUBBER CRACK REPAIR
Count on Loewen Paving for efficient and long-lasting repairs to asphalt pavement cracks.
Serving areas across the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley in BC, we use a hot rubberized sealant to properly fix the cracks in your asphalt pavement.
The Process: What Is Involved in Hot Rubber Crack Repair?
Loewen Paving has over 80 years of combined experience in asphalt and pavement work. We offer this repair treatment to parking lots, roads, runways, driveways and more.
The success of hot rubber crack repairs relies on the preparation of the crack before the repair work was initiated as well as the season during which the treatment took place. The process of hot rubber crack repair includes:
- Removing Extraneous Materials– First we remove any debris from the crack. This is done before cleaning. We usually routing or sawing of the crack to properly remove extraneous materials.
- Cleaning the Asphalt Cracks– The crack is then cleaned using a high-pressure air or water. Cleaning is important because it ensures that the sealant will adhere to the sides of the crack.
- Applying the Liquid Sealant– Once prepared for the sealant, we repair the crack with hot rubber or liquid asphalt. The crack is filled from bottom to top to prevent air bubbles from forming which could create weak spots.
Benefits of Sealing Cracks in Asphalt Pavements
Whether the cracks in your asphalt pavement are a result of oxidation or temperature change, the highly skilled and fully insured experts at ProCoat can provide the asphalt crack repair to preserve their roads and parking lots.
Vehicle traffic on your asphalt causes great wear and tear to the surface while inclement weather results in water, ice or hail that can worsen existing cracks.
It’s important to get asphalt crack repairs to maintain the look of the pavement and delay the kind of deterioration that could result in an expensive restoration project. Sealing cracks in asphalt pavements has a variety of benefits, which include giving the pavement added durability and a longer life.