Importance of a Timely Asphalt Hole Repair

Holes Away!

Asphalt is one of the most used paving materials as it is not just durable but also affordable. However, just like any other surfacing materials. it is subject to the forces of nature and usage, too. As such, small potholes must not be overlooked and call on an asphalt hole repair professional immediately.

There are two primary reasons why your parking lot or driveway should be in good condition. First, keeping it in good condition for both vehicle traffic and foot traffic is important to the aesthetics of your property. A clean, well-maintained driveway or parking areas makes a good impression on those who visit your place. Good upkeep of the physical appearance sets the stage for everything else.

The second reason to make sure repairing asphalt is a priority is a legal one known as premises liability. Any personal injury accidents such as a trip-and-fall or damage to a vehicle might be grounds for a lawsuit. In many states, all costs from medical care, long-term therapy, and medications, lost time from work and pain and suffering can be calculated into an award. If a pothole or other asphalt hazard leads to an injury, the owner can be held financially responsible for substandard pavement conditions. However, the opposite can hold true as well – if you can demonstrate that attention to timely asphalt repairs has been done, this can help your defense against any such lawsuits. Carrying out a necessary repair on asphalt pavement and walkways the moment you notice cracks or any other sign of deterioration will help attest to the adage “a stitch in time saves nine.” As a matter of fact, a crack not repaired on time will lead to a pothole. If the porthole is left unrepaired or patched in a poor manner, the road will completely deteriorate. Hence, repairing or patching asphalt pavements and walkways as fast as possible will prevent the road from complete deterioration. This, will not just save you from possible suits but also the cost of doing a total resurfacing.

In Perris, CA and the surrounding areas, Town and Country Paving is your trusted contractor when it comes to anything about asphalt, even catering to immediate asphalt hole repair. Call us at (951) 442-7176 for inquiries.