Just like the roof of your building, your surface paving in Atlanta will be exposed to the elements all the time. Sun and rain can both take a toll on your paving, and not just on its aesthetics. Worn out pavement is more likely to crack, and it can cause problems with your drainage as well. A broken-down parking lot with drainage problems means safety hazards for anyone who walks over your parking lot. Fortunately, there is something you can do to protect your asphalt from precipitation and ultraviolet rays all year long. Continue reading and never let the weather wreck your pavement again.
The solution to protecting your pavement from the weather is sealcoating. You might think that you’ll never have to worry about maintaining your asphalt, but the reality is that the elements can do serious damage to your pavement. Moisture seeps into cracks in the asphalt and then freezes, which expands the cracks and makes them bigger. Weather damage can thin out your asphalt, making it even more vulnerable to damages. Sealcoating protects the pavement from moisture that would build up from rain or maintenance cleaning, and it reduces the damage of UV rays.