Asphalt Removal 101: 

The good, the bad, and the ugly of Asphalt Removal Methods

Sawcutting

 

    What is Good

  • -Better than a jackhammer as it does not fracture the under edge.

  • -Creates a uniform edge.

  • What is Bad

  • -Bad for the enviroment

    (high risk of contaminating the drain system and washing toxic slurry into our streams).

  • -Edge Sealer fails to adhere

    This is because of the slurry residue.

  • -Patches tend to sink around the edge

    This is a result of water from the slurry disrupting the stone layer beneath.

  • -Over Cuts on corners

    of asphalt patch create fail points.

Grinding

 

    What is Good

  • -Extremely fast removal = low impact on tenants.

  • -Controlled Cut

    With depth control capabilities, there is Zero chance of a depth change order. Plus, grinding creates the superior uniform edge

  • -100% environmentally sound

    100% of the grindings are recycled. Grinding also does not require water, therefore, no water = no toxic slurry!

  • -100% Integrity of the repair

    Dry, clean, and scarified edge for a perfect asphalt to asphalt bond. Edge sealer will bond perfectly to maintain watertight seal.

  • What is Bad

  • -Absolutely Nothing!

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