Patching can also be done in a variety of different ways but the idea behind it is simple. Fill up pesky potholes in your driveway to prevent it from getting worse, and who likes running over them with their car anyways? Potholes are cleaned out using a stiff broom and blower, then layers of patch are applied and tamped down until it is tamped flat with the existing asphalt. Smaller potholes are patched with an artificial asphalt patch product called “aquaphalt,” produced by SealMaster Pavement Products & Equipment.
Larger potholes and highly cracked asphalt areas (called in the industry as an “alligatored area”, see below) can be fixed differently. The damaged area will be squared off and cut out completely, graded then cleaned out. It is finished with brand new asphalt to blend in the patch either in your driveway or parking lot.
Pricing varies per occurrence.