Why Asphalt Milling Could be Right for Your Property


A variety of repair methods that you can choose from exist when you want to renovate or repave your asphalt pavement. But if you’re after an affordable, durable, low-maintenance, and sustainable solution, you shouldn’t look beyond asphalt milling. It is a popular pavement restoration solution among homeowners, business owners, and managers because of its immense benefits. Read on to discover why asphalt milling is the most appropriate for your pavement if you want to revamp your property. 

Asphalt Milling and its Importance 

Asphalt milling is a pavement repair method that involves partial or complete stripping and grinding of the topmost layer of the asphalt pavement. Its goal is to repair or replace the surface without demolishing and redoing the entire pavement structure. Usually, the removed materials are processed, recycled, and reused as asphalt. 

Asphalt milling is versatile and thus serves as an excellent solution for many restoration projects, including repairing uneven, bumpy, or cracked pavement or pavement damaged by potholes, accidents, fires, etc. It is perfect for roads, parking lots, driveways, sidewalks, and other asphalt pavement types. 

Here are reasons you should choose asphalt milling for your next restoration project: 

Environmentally friendly 

Asphalt milling is sustainable and environmentally friendly. For instance, since it’s an innovation of recycled asphalt, what’s old can be new. Asphalt milling is a byproduct of another process and is often a 100% recycled resource. In addition, the milling process offers a great green alternative as it doesn’t produce dust, heat, smoke, odors, vapors and other toxic substances as alternatives. 


It is more cost-effective to resurface a pavement than replace the entire structure. Asphalt milling is economical since it eliminates purchasing new materials, equipment, and substantial labor costs. Its cost-effective properties extend beyond just installation; it also requires less maintenance in the long run. 

Aesthetics and safety 

Another notable benefit of asphalt milling is its ability to restore pavement and provide your landscape with some great aesthetics. It lets you eliminate bumps, cracks, rats, and other surface irregularities, as well as restore drainage flow. So, besides looks, asphalt milling eliminates tripping hazards, making your pavement surface smoother and safer for use. A classy and safe pavement translates to increased property value.  

Easy and fast 

Asphalt milling is not only less expensive but also easy and fast to install. As described earlier, the process simply involves repairing or overlaying the topmost surface, often using recycled asphalt removed from the pavement. So, the long, tedious and complex processes seen in alternative options are eliminated. 


Asphalt is known to last a long time, making asphalt milling a durable restoration solution for pavements of all kinds. With proper maintenance, you can expect the repaved surface to last up to three decades without any major issues. 

Final Thoughts 

Asphalt milling has become a popular restoration solution for many property owners after a safe, healthy, and attractive asphalt pavement in a quick, easy, and more affordable way. So, whether you’re a residential or commercial property owner looking for a renovation option, asphalt milling is right for you. 

If you’re still not sold on asphalt milling being the right option for your property, Pro Pave Inc. would be happy to assist. Our team will conduct a free on-site evaluation to provide an accurate assessment. Just call us at (703) 433-9500 or fill out our contact form

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