Jenkintown Concrete & Asphalt Paving Contractors 

 

Best Asphalt Paving Services Near Jenkintown

We are the best Jenkintown concrete & asphalt paving contractors because of our attention to detail, ability to communicate effectively with our customers and willingness to exhibit transparency throughout the entire asphalt paving process. We specialize in residential and commercial asphalt paving and concrete services. When hiring us, you can expect our Jenkintown paving experts to arrive on time and prepared with the proper materials to begin paving. We’ve established a reliable reputation for outstanding customer service and superior workmanship. We’ve worked with several homeowners and businesses in Jenkintown already, providing parking lot and driveway paving services that turned out wonderfully. Throughout the asphalt pavement installation process, we follow a series of steps, to ensure your new surface lasts long term. Here’s how it’s done. 

  1. Demolition & Removal

The first step in the asphalt installation process is to remove the existing, old surface, whether it is asphalt, concrete or pavers. This is executed in the most practical and effective way possible, causing no damage to your residential or commercial property.

Demolition and removal is finalized when utilizing heavy machinery, which would include small bobcats and forklifts, in addition to front loaders and large dump trucks when required. 

Debris is completely disposed of afterwards.

  1. Grading & Sloping

With a clean slate, technology helps Kelly’s Paving & Concrete asphalt professionals prepare the new surface for adequate water drainage. 

By utilizing laser-guided transits and automatic motor graders, our dedicated team grades the surface that’s going to be paved, to ensure the water will successfully run off.

Proper water drainage is imperative to your asphalt surface because water is one of the leading causes of damage, including potholes, cracks, and heaving.

  1. Sub-Base Preparation

The sub base is undeniably the most important component of your new asphalt surface and should be treated accordingly. 

The sub base provides a stable surface to support the new pavement installation. It also serves as a frost barrier to help reduce winter damage from freezing and thawing.

During the installation of the new asphalt surface, the base thickness, base stability, and compaction are necessary steps in order to achieve long term durability. If the sub base is not properly compacted, the asphalt surface on top will not last long or remain durable. 

  1. Surface & Binder Course

Once the sub base is successfully laid and any soft areas have been pinpointed and repaired, the binder is added.

The binder layer is a large aggregate mixed with oil, which ensures its durability and strength. Also, the binder layer is essentially identified as the strongest component of the new asphalt surface for your driveway or parking lot. 

  1. New Asphalt Pavement Surface Installation

Once the supportive structures of the new asphalt surface have been installed, the top layer of fresh asphalt is added to provide a rejuvenated, smooth layer.

The new surface’s asphalt consists of small aggregate, sand, and oil. This combination of materials creates charcoal colored asphalt that provides a smooth ride and a shiny finished surface when it’s installed correctly. 

  1. Butt Joints & Transitions

It would be exceptionally rare to install an asphalt surface that did not connect to existing driveways, roadways or parking lots. That being said, our asphalt paving contractors must smooth the transition from old asphalt surface to new, without damaging existing connected areas. 

Butt joints are specific areas where old asphalt or concrete conjointly meets new asphalt pavement. These transitional areas need to be supervised competently by experienced pavement & concrete contractors in order to maintain the grading and water run-off. 

Butt joints are vital to ensure drivers and pedestrians don’t notice a difference in the surfaces when traveling across them. 

  1. Completing The Project With Final Roll

Once we’ve laid the asphalt and butt joints, the surface will remain smooth, sturdy and compacted. Additionally, we use a roller truck to maximize the smoothness and compaction of the new asphalt pavement surface. The objective of this process is to eliminate the possibility of small bumps of aggregate or stone from protruding through the smooth pavement. 

Remember that a licensed and insured asphalt pavement contractor follows a similar process and ensures the most quality work for your residential and commercial property in Jenkintown. We also serve the entirety of Bucks and Montgomery County, PA!