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What Does Seal Coating Do?

What Does Seal Coating Do?

If you want to keep your asphalt pavement in good condition, you’ll need to seal it. Crack filling, preparation of the asphalt surface, and applying a coal tar-based pavement sealer under ideal weather conditions are essential to the success of a sealcoating program.   To seal paved surfaces, a liquid substance is sprayed over the

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How Long to Stay Off the Driveway After Sealcoating?

It might be dangerous to drive on a freshly laid asphalt surface before it has had a chance to dry and harden. Fortunately, asphalt’s drying and curing cycles are pretty consistent, making it simple to determine when you and other people may safely use your new asphalt road.   How Long to Stay Off the

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Sealcoating to Dry

How Long Does It Take for the Sealcoating to Dry?

Protecting and beautifying asphalt surfaces with sealcoating is a common practice. To keep your asphalt surface safe from the elements, oil, gas, and water, you’ll need to apply it properly with quality materials and an expert paving contractor.   When treated according to the required standards, sealcoating your asphalt pavements makes them slip-resistant and restores

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Too Cold for Asphalt Paving

How Cold Is Too Cold for Asphalt Paving

The asphalt must be kept at a specified temperature to achieve proper compaction. The asphalt will lose its heat more rapidly if the ground is too cold. The cooling effect of rainwater evaporation might also lead to the same problems.   Temperature-related concerns are expected if an asphalt paving job is not appropriately planned. That’s

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sand in asphalt paving

Why Do They Put Sand on New Asphalt?

Asphalt pavement upkeep would be incomplete without sealants. It helps to guarantee that your asphalt surface stays firm and fresh over time by preventing degraders such as water from entering the mix.    Was it ever brought to your attention that specific asphalt pavement is appropriate for aging asphalt pavements? Sand is one of the

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Difference Between Asphalt Paving and Blacktop Paving

The Difference Between Asphalt Paving and Blacktop Paving

Asphalt and blacktop are often used interchangeably, and many believe they are the same thing. Actually, asphalt and blacktop are two different things.   It’s not that big of a difference, as blacktop is a form of asphalt. The two materials are very similar. Both are made of bitumen or crushed stone. The fundamental distinction

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Should Asphalt Be Sealed

How Often Should Asphalt Be Sealed?

Asphalt maintenance is necessary to ensure that your pavement looks and functions properly. Asphalt sealing is one of the best ways to extend its lifespan for many years.   No matter how hard you take care of your asphalt, it will eventually need to be sealed. Many homeowners are unable to tell when asphalt needs

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Clean Transmission Fluid Off An Asphalt Driveway

How To Clean Transmission Fluid Off An Asphalt Driveway

Many types of fluids can leave oil stains on asphalt driveways. Most of them are difficult to avoid. Knowing the kind of oil stain on your driveway can help you determine how to remove it.   This article will cover the most common fluids that can stain asphalt. We will be focusing on the transmission

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Residential Asphalt Driveway Hold

How Much Weight Can A Residential Asphalt Driveway Hold

Asphalt is a cost-effective material used to build driveways, roads, and parking lots. It is a long-lasting paving material that needs little care. When using asphalt for your driveway, it is essential to determine how much weight it can support before installing one.   Asphalt pavement can be negatively affected by heavy trucks. Heavy trucks

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How Soon Can New Asphalt Get Wet

How Soon Can New Asphalt Get Wet

Once the construction of the new driveway is complete, we cannot say that it is now safe to get wet. Water may deteriorate the newly installed asphalt for some time after installation. Additionally, there are times when water does no harm to the asphalt itself. The type of asphalt material will affect the ability of

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