Each year, many miles of cracks in asphalt pavements are left unsealed.
This allows moisture to creep under the asphalt and pavement deterioration
begins. When moisture enters a pavement crack, it slowly works its way
down to erode the base. The pavement begins to sink and crumble, causing
more cracks to form and creating pot holes. This process is accelerated
by freeze/thaw cycles of midwest winters. Crack sealing is a routine maintenance
procedure that includes cleaning out the wide cracks and opening others
so they are wide enough to accept sealant. We use a hot rubberized crack
sealant which remains flexible. The flexibility of our sealant allows cracks
to remain sealed in spite of the expansion and contraction of pavement
throughout the year.
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|Dan & Marlene Apel
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|4485 Dodge Street
Dubuque, Iowa 52003-2601