All to often an asphalt driveway becomes cracked, damaged or defective in some way.  However, there are a few simple tips that can help keep this important aspect of your home or business in the best possible condition.  It is important to note that cracks in a driveway or parking lot are normal, but can result in more substantial damage over the long term.  This along with the fact that cracks are unsightly is reason enough to take the time to properly maintain your driveway or parking lot using a licensed contractor.