"It's not that difficult but you do need to understand these things to make this process work best," he says. "Once people understand the process better spray patching will become the dominant way to repair potholes and other pavement defects."
But regardless of which approach you choose — and many contractors offer more than one of these methods — pothole repair can be a mainstay of most pavement maintenance businesses.
"Contractors can use pothole repairs to gain an 'in' with prospective clients," Groh says. "Perform the work at the best level possible based on conditions so you can have a chance to come back to do restoration work later.
"Getting in and establishing the relationship with the property owner and gaining trust on a small project can lead to opportunities to generate more work in the future."