Asphalt Milling is a process used to repair many roads not just in the United States but around the world. It involves the removal of part of the asphalt in a damaged section of the road to make it smooth and level. this allows it to be ready for repaving with asphalt or tar and chip. Asphalt milling is very cost-effective and eco friendly.
Why use asphalt milling
There are many benefits to using asphalt milling, here at Colorado Springs Asphalt Company we believe it is the best option. Asphalt is a special material that even though it is non-biodegradable it is still eco friendly by its ability to be reused. So, just to put that in perspective if we don’t effectively use the asphalt that we have it will just be sitting there. Which is a waste.As it is a recycled material the cost of production is low meaning it is a cost-effective option. Asphalt millings also bond really well, meaning it stays intact for as long as it can. It is also strong and adaptable and requires little maintenance.
The milling process
The process is quite a complex one that requires the expertise of a professional and reputable paving company such as ourselves. Asphalt milling requires the use of heavy milling machinery and need qualified and competent operators to use them effectively. All of our staff have the necessary training and qualifications with countless years of experience in the industry. These milling machines use a rotating drum to remove and grind the surface of the asphalt. They can also be used to bore and drill to produce any irregularities that you may desire.
Asphalt milling is an environmentally friendly process as asphalt is one of the world's most recycled materials. This is because as the asphalt is removed it is recycled and reused in the repair of another road. This is extremely useful, as asphalt is non-biodegradable and if it can not be used it will just taking up space. This way we can all benefit from its durability. This is very cost-effective and a sustainable method with a low carbon footprint as we do not need to reproduce much so production costs are low. This allows businesses like ourselves to pass these savings onto the customer, give them a great product at an affordable price. To summarise, that asphalt milling is the best option, and that we are glad to do our bit for the environment.
If your pavement is damaged, then it may become very expensive to remove and repair. Depending on the level of damage to the pavement, asphalt milling maybe is the cheapest option available. This is often the case when the pavement is suffering from cracks on the surface but the base is fine. Here at Colorado Springs Asphalt Company, we offer affordable rates and we guarantee a quality finish. So give us a call on the number above to speak to one of our helpful customer service agents and arrange for a free quote.