Why Should You Choose Asphalt Paving Over any Other?
You may be looking for laying miles of a city road or just a few meters of your driveway, in any case, Asphalt paving will always give you a better hand. The durability of Asphalt paving has always been tested during rain-storms and underground sewer installation and repairs. While Asphalt is more economical, it also gives you the benefit of customization. If the following reasons perfectly suit your requirements, then Asphalt Paving should be your idle choice.
Asphalt Paving allows you to have your own curves and shapes that are to be paved. While if you choose for the next best alternative which is a concrete pavement, it rather paves only straight aligned roads. Asphalt Paving requires three layers to be laid where the second one acts as a bonding layer. The topmost layer is about 17-20 mm thick which provides you a smooth durable pavement.
Asphalt Paving can be recycled till up to 100% of its layer. Asphalt Paving saves taxpayers’ millions of dollars every year just by recycling the material. Unlike concrete, Asphalt can be broken and heated back to bring it to its original form to be reused in a state perfectly as new.
In case of any repair or installation required on an underground level, the pavements are required to be saw cut and opened. In case of concrete, it is difficult to cut a part of it and then pour in fresh concrete for it to dry and seal the hole. But in case of Asphalt, saw cutting it is relatively very easy and can easily be reused and be blended in with the neighboring layers.
Asphalt Paving requires a negligible time for installation when compared to Concrete Paving. Asphalt can be heated in the warehouse and can be carried to the installation site ready to be poured. It can be paved within a few hours or overnight and can thus prevent any roadblock which would be required in case of Concrete Pavements.
Asphalt Paving gives you a smooth road saving you multiple hours in transit. It’s open grains also allow the water to be soaked in, in case of rainfall, and eventually preventing excess water from bouncing back. It also reduces the friction for a smooth journey, in turn, offering a saving on fuel expenses.