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Asphalt Root Damage

As you can probably guess, root damage is a major problem in parking lots. Unfortunately, it is also a huge problem in driveways and the surrounding areas. Be sure to check out these tips for preventing root damage in your parking lot or driveway.

While the best course of action is to not plant trees, sometimes they were already there.   If so, make sure to remove unwanted tree roots from your parking lot.

Another problem that occurs in parking lots is cracks in the pavement. This can be caused by various issues, including drought, freeze/thaw cycles, and heavier traffic during the winter months.

To prevent cracks, keep the parking lot free of excess moisture and water thoroughly in the winter.  The Winter months are the worst on parking lots.  However, we digress, let’s get back to lo0oking at ways to prevent tree root issues.

Fix Asphalt Root Damage in Grand Rapids, MI

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Small Tree Roots​

Dealing with smaller tree roots is often a more manageable task. These delicate roots are easier to tend to and maintain. The process involves a careful excavation, gently exposing the roots, followed by the use of specialized saws to delicately sever them. This proactive step ensures that they won’t lead to any future complications. Once the roots are addressed, the void left behind can be filled in with nutrient-rich soil, allowing the surrounding area to recover and thrive.

Moreover, it’s essential to be prepared for a necessary patch-up job on your asphalt. This involves smoothing over the affected area, ensuring a seamless and safe surface. By taking these steps, you’re not only safeguarding your property but also showing great care for the natural environment around it.

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