Crack Filling

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For more than 80 years, Daniel B. Krieg has served Harrisburg, York and the surrounding Central Pennsylvania community with outstanding asphalt and pavement maintenance services. When you choose Daniel B. Krieg, you can count on professional and efficient crack-filling services from a deeply experienced team of experts. We use the most effective, PennDOT-approved rubberized crack filler to extend the life of your pavement and save on future expenses.

The benefits of crack filling

Treating cracks when they first appear is the smartest thing to do. Here’s why:

Saves You Money

Crack filling has the lowest average cost over a four year period than any other form of pavement treatment. For pennies on the dollar, you can protect and prolong your pavement by having our experienced professionals crack fill your pavement. The cost of crack filling is significantly lower than having to repair neglected asphalt. The Asphalt Institute estimates that the cost of replacing your asphalt is 20-30 times more expensive than a single crack filling procedure.

Prolongs Pavement Life

Crack filling can extend the life of asphalt from 6 to 20 years (According to “The Strategic Highway Research Programs Long Term Pavement Performance Study”)

Slows Oxidation and Prevents Water Penetration

Water is the number one enemy of asphalt. Crack filling will prevent water from being able to penetrate your surface and disturb the sub-base.

Keeps Your Parking Lot Safe

Cracks left untreated will turn into potholes, which can wreak havoc on vehicles and make your pavement unsafe for pedestrians and traffic.

Improves Appearance

When combined with sealcoating, crack filling contributes to an enhanced look for your property.

Our Guarantee

Our work features a one-year satisfaction guarantee on workmanship and materials, so you can benefit from further peace of mind as you protect your paved surfaces. Our goal is 100% customer satisfaction!

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How do I know when it is time to crack-fill

Once cracks have begun to occur in pavement, the property owner is officially “on the clock” with regards to instituting a crack filling program. You should fill cracks within one season of their first appearance. When your cracks grow to more than 1/8”, they need to be addressed immediately. The key to protecting your pavement is being pro-active.

What causes pavement cracks

Due to Mother Nature, the formation of pavement cracks cannot be avoided. The sun dries out pavement, creating small areas for water to seep through. During the winter months, this water will freeze, expand, and cause pavement cracks to form and grow larger. Left untreated, pavement cracks will eventually lead to very costly damage such as accelerated deterioration, tenting, raveling, and potholes.

This means that pavement cracks MUST be routinely maintained to avoid deterioration and costly repairs. On the other hand, if pavement cracks are not properly filled, they will only continue to get worse and eventually destroy your pavement.

Our team of highly experienced professionals is ready to keep your pavement in the best possible condition with our advanced equipment and highly engineered material.

Our materials

We use a highly engineered, PennDOT approved, rubberized crack filler that is designed to expand and contract with pavement cracks. Our crack filler is formulated with asphaltic resins, synthetic polymeric rubber, plasticizers, stabilizers, and a blend of organic reinforcing fillers. This material has a high resiliency to freeze/thaw cycles and has proven to provide excellent results under extremely varying conditions.

Our crack filler material can be used on roadways, highways, parking lots, and airport runways. It meets the following specifications:

  • ASTM D-6690, Type I
  • ASTM D-1190
  • AASHTO M-173
  • FAA P-605
  • FED SPEC SS-S-164

Our Process

At Daniel B. Krieg, we use 185 CFM compressed air to thoroughly clean each crack, creating a clean reservoir for the sealant to bond. We then fill the cracks using a pressurized wand with Penn-DOT approved rubberized crack and joint sealant. Unlike our competitors, we do not just “overband” your pavement cracks. Our process is Penn-DOT approved and ensures the longest lasting seal.

Crack Filling Process - Step 1

Crack Filling Process - Step 2

Our Equipment

We use only the most advanced applicator equipment:

  • Two Cimline 410 Magma DHR Gen IV Melter/Applicators with Dual Heated Hoses
  • One Crafco Super Shot 125 with Compressor and Heated Hose
  • One Crafco Super Shot 250 with Compressor, Auto Loader, and Heated Hose
  • Two Crafco EZ 1000 Series with Compressor, Auto Loader, and Heated Hoses
  • Crack Filling trucks are equipped with 185 CFM utility compressors (100 psi)

When can crack filling be done?

Typically the winter months of November through March are off-peak for pavement maintenance services. The reason for this is low temperatures, snow/moisture, salt and snow plows, etc., which can make operations difficult. We typically start crack filling in April for best results. The conditions in which crack filling is completed are crucial to ensure a long-lasting finished product. Pavement cracks must be completely dry in order for the material to adhere to the pavement.

What areas do you service?

sealcoating service areas

Pennsylvania counties include:
Adams County, Bedford County, Berks County, Blair County, Bucks County, Carbon County, Centre County, Chester County, Clinton County, Columbia County, Cumberland County, Dauphin County, Delaware County, Franklin County, Fulton County, Huntingdon County, Juniata County, Lackawanna County, Lancaster County, Lebanon County, Lehigh County, Luzerne County, Lycoming County, Mifflin County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Montour County, Northampton County, Northumberland County, Perry County, Philadelphia County, Schuylkill County, Snyder County, Sullivan County, Union County, Wyoming County, York County.

Delaware counties include: New Castle County

Maryland counties include: Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Baltimore City County, Carroll County, Cecil County, Frederick County, Harford County, Howard County, Kent County, Montgomery County, Prince George's County, Queen Anne's County, Washington County.

New Jersey counties include: Camden County, Gloucester County, Salem County, Warren County.

Virginia counties include: Loudoun County

West Virginia counties include: Berkeley County, Jefferson County, Morgan County.

Other: Washington, D.C.

Our Locations

Harrisburg Office

York Office

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