Frequently Asked Questions
You have a large investment in your pavement. Replacing it is expensive. Sealers are designed to protect and extend the life of your pavement, while at the same time enhancing its appearance. Sealcoating prevents the sun from oxidizing the asphalt binder, it prevents damage caused by the elements, and protects the pavement from oil and gas that spills on the pavement. reduces maintenance cost and extends the life of your asphalt.
How often should i sealcoat my driveway?
It really depends on the weather and amount of traffic. As a general rule you should sealcoat your driveway every 2 to 4 years.
When is the best time to sealcoat my driveway?
The best time to sealcoat in in the spring, summer and early fall. Temperatures must be above 50 degrees for a 24 hour period. Sealer applied when its too cold does not stick as well and will result in having to have your driveway resealed earlier.
How long do i need to stay off the driveway after sealcoating?
24 hours is the minimum time to stay off the driveway, however additional time up to 48 hours doesn't hurt, especially if the evenings are cooler.
Is asphalt crack sealing effective?
If an asphalt pavement is to achieve its projected life expectancy, it will need to be properly maintained. Cracks can lead to preamature failure of the pavement, so it is essential to have asphalt crack filling performed as soon as you notice that your pavement is damaged. Asphalt crack sealing is an economical and effective to add years to your pavements lifespan.