BENEFITS OF ASPHALT
Asphalt offers several advantages not only to the consumers but also to the environment. The following are some of the most popular benefits of using an asphalt pavement
Asphalt contributes to the safety of your property because asphalt has water managing qualities it helps with skid resistance, and the dark color helps melt ice and snow making your pavement safer for cars and pedestrians.
The materials needed to create asphalts are easy to get ahold of and able to be turned into asphalt very quickly.
Asphalt is generally much more cost efficient to install compared to concrete. One of the main components of any asphalt mix is crude oil. Because of this fluctuations in crude oil prices can cause fluctuations in asphalt prices.
Due to its open-graded surfaces, fine-graded surfaces and the materials used to produce, asphalt basically absorbs road noise.
An asphalt installation, done properly by an experienced asphalt contractor, will usually last about 15 - 20 years. This would extend if preventative maintenance to your surface is done.