AMERICAN ASPHALT PAVING INC
American Asphalt is a local family owned business that has been serving the greater Cadillac area of Michigan since 1991. We specialize in residential and small commercial projects.
Call us at 231-839-2384 to start planning your project.
Since 1991, American Asphalt Paving, Inc. has been recognized as a top Asphalt Paving Contractor in the Greater Cadillac area. We've proudly provided customers with a wide range of contracting services for all of their paving needs. Whether you’re looking to have your project graveled, paved, or repaired, we're happy to help you achieve the results you seek. Contact us today at (231) 839-2384.
We provide the services needed for all of your paving needs from preparing the area to laying the asphalt.
ASPHALT RESURFACING (NO SEAL COATING)
LIGHT COMMERCIAL PAVING
What Would You Like to Know?
WHAT KIND OF BASE DO I NEED TO HAVE BEFORE I CAN HAVE MY DRIVEWAY PAVED?
The average residential driveway will need 4" to 6" of processed road gravel. Graveling is one of the many services that we provide.
HOW LONG SHOULD MY NEW DRIVEWAY LAST?
This depends on many factors, as no two paving projects are identical. Factors that determine lifespan include weather patterns, the harshness of the winters (freeze-thaw cycles), how much weight is used on the pavement, the thickness of the asphalt, and the subgrade. On average, a newly constructed driveway can last 15-25 years.
HOW LONG BEFORE TRAFFIC IS PERMITTED ON MY NEW DRIVEWAY?
At least one day. Rubber tire traffic will not damage new asphalt, but care should be taken to avoid sharp turns, such as turning the wheels on an unmoving vehicle. Intense sun and hot weather can also slow this time frame.
WHAT IS RESURFACING AND WHAT IS SEAL COATING?
Pavement resurfacing (also known as an overlay or cap) is the process of installing a new layer of asphalt over the existing pavement. This new layer is generally 1.5" to 2" in depth. Seal coating is the brushing or spraying of a thin coating (usually around 1/8" thick) over the existing asphalt.
HOW DO I KNOW IF MY DRIVEWAY OR PARKING LOT CAN BE RESURFACED?
This will depend on the condition of the existing asphalt and sub base. Drainage is also a factor in determining this.