Paving Promote Your Business
Cost Report
  More Services

What are Alligator Cracks?

Alligator cracks are the imperfections and crevices that appear in an asphalt surface when the site is not properly prepared for construction. These cracks often resemble the look of an alligator or crocodile's skin.
Next Question

Answer: Alligator cracks , are cause from the asphalt not be cared for , it is asphalt that is dried and cracking up . That is why it is important to have the sealer done and have the cracks filled .
A & J's Sealcoating
Answer: When there is multiple cracks in a section
United asphalt and construction
Answer: Multiple cracks in a confined area do to a weak base
Answer: Bad base
Answer: Numerous cracks throughout one particular area of asphalt
Prestigious Asphalt & Concrete llc
Answer: Lower concrete floor
WK Construction and paving
Answer: In the asphalt industry, alligator cracking refers to a surface damaged in such a way that the cracks form a pattern that looks like reptile scales, most notably those on an alligator or crocodile’s back. The pattern usually begins with longitudinal cracks, which are then connected by transverse cracks. These create geometric shapes that are normally interconnected and which can spread over a wide area in a relatively brief period. Alligator cracking is one of the most serious issues that can affect an asphalt surface in Austin. It is one of the most costly problems to repair — but it is also preventable in most cases. Assuming that the initial installation was corrected performed, alligator cracking is almost always the result of neglecting to make needed repairs and protect the surface with a sealant.
All Brite Striping
Answer: Water damage but gator pave works great
True Seal
Answer: Base failed under an area
PC Paving Llc.
Next Question
Find Local Pros
Free Asphalt Paving Repair Cost Estimates

Related Questions

Can You Patch Asphalt in the Rain?Top answer: No

Can Asphalt Be Patched with Concrete?Top answer: No

How long does it take for an asphalt cold patch to harden?Top answer: 6 - 12 hours

When is the best time of year to repair asphalt?Top answer: Summer

What is the best way to fill potholes in an asphalt driveway or parking lot?Top answer: Hot asphalt product

Related Topics

Asphalt Sealing

Free Cost Estimates   |   Paving Contractors Directory   |   Paving Cost Report   |   Free Business Listing

Home   |   Articles & Videos   |   Affiliates   |   Networking Groups   |   Search by Category   |   Professionals

Terms of Use   |   Privacy   |   About Us   |   Contact Us   |   Member Login

© 2003-2014 - VentureStreet, LLC

Join Our Business Network