The Advantages of Asphalt Paving in Rochester, New York
Many people take driveways and roads for granted, using them without considering the
benefits they receive when the
right construction material is used. Asphalt paving is better for its overall
appearance, drivability, the environment,
Here are the benefits of asphalt paving when done right by the experts at College
Bound Sealers in Rochester, NY.
Long-lasting and Durable
An asphalt driveway installed by the construction experts at College Bound Sealers
can last 15–20 years. The expected
lifespan can also increase if you regularly maintain the surface.
Asphalt is more cost-effective to install than concrete. Crude oil is a major
component in the asphalt mix, and its
price can fluctuate with the cost of installing an asphalt driveway.
Asphalt is America's most recycled material. Recycling the materials is better for
the environment and improves the
existing surface. Recycled asphalt has stronger rut resistance and lasts longer than
Good for Noise-Reduction
Asphalt paving is simply a quiet pavement option. Because of its fine-graded
surfaces, open-graded surfaces, and other
materials, it absorbs road noise.
Good for Water Drainage
Asphalt pavement is great for water drainage, but some asphalt types perform better
than others. Porous asphalt will
allow water to permeate into the specially prepared gravel base, which filters it to
the ground below. Other types of
asphalt are specifically installed to redirect water to places where it's well