Fixing a pothole or low spot in the asphalt, an asphalt patch can remedy both these problems. Fixing potholes or low spots will create a safer, trip hazard free area, in your parking lot or driveway.
How Potholes Form
Water from melting ice and snow seeps down into the pavement and softens it. During repeated cold spells, the water in the pavement expands, breaking up the pavement, on and below the surface.
When the ice melts, it leaves gaps inside the pavement. Where the moisture further softens it. The soft fractured asphalt cannot support the weight of passing vehicles and begins to break up
As vehicles continue to pass over the weakened spot, pieces of roadway are kicked out, creating the hole in the asphalt pavement.