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Common Questions

When it comes to paving and asphalt, we understand that our customers have a lot of questions. Here you’ll find the most frequently asked questions. If you have a question that isn’t answered here, feel free to contact us.

What are the main benefits of asphalt?
  • Asphalt costs less to construct and maintain than alternative pavements.
  • Asphalt construction projects can be completed more quickly than alternative pavements.
  • Asphalt pavements are the smoothest, most attractive pavements.
  • Asphalt pavements generate less noise than alternative pavements.
  • The contrast of the black pavement and white lines make it easier for motorists to understand driving and parking regulations, making asphalt a safer pavement.
  • Properly designed, constructed and maintained asphalt pavements last significantly longer than alternative pavements.
  • Asphalt is recyclable.

Follow These Maintenance Tips


There are a number of steps that you can take to prolong the life of your asphalt and maximize your investment, including:

  • Sealcoat 12 months after installing new asphalt.
  • Sealcoat every two to three years thereafter.
  • Regularly check for longitudinal or transverse cracking and have cracks sealed.
  • Patch low areas before cracking develops.
  • Minimize irrigation run-off onto your asphalt.
  • Work with a quality asphalt maintenance company like Liddil Paving to develop an asphalt maintenance plan that specifically meets your needs and budget.