Cracks are a pavement’s way of telling you maintenance is needed. Cracks that are left open allow moisture to easily penetrate into the pavement sub base and start to compromise its integrity. Sealing cracks is a relatively inexpensive way to keep your pavement in a serviceable condition for a much longer time.
Cracks can only be sealed effectively, however, in the early stages before “spider web” or “alligator” patterns develop. These are signs of more advanced failure.
When cracks start to develop in your pavement, ask your St. Louis Paving professional to inspect your parking lot and make a no-charge recommendation for maintenance or repairs. As with most things, a little money spent early on can reduce expenditures down the road.