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When to Sealcoat Your Asphalt Driveway

July 31, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

The changing seasons and weather, along with regular use, will eventually transform your driveway from pretty and sleek to dull and cracked—that is, unless you maintain it. Although normal wear and tear is expected, there is an easy and cost-effective way to protect and extend the life of your asphalt driveway. This involves having it professionally sealcoated several times throughout its lifespan. Contact a local asphalt contractor to help you evaluate the condition of the sealant on your asphalt driveway. Below we’ll talk about sealcoating and the signs that indicate the need for an investment in asphalt driveway sealing in... View Article

Why Sealcoat an Asphalt Driveway?

June 14, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

More residential driveways are employing asphalt because of its durability, longevity and cost-effectiveness. Newly laid asphalt looks smooth and even, and at first appears that it can withstand anything. While asphalt is very durable and can last a long time, it is also susceptible to damage from heavy loads, standing water and other sharp impacts that could create cracks, fissures and eventually potholes. If you want to protect your asphalt driveway and increase its longevity, it’s a good idea to hire a sealcoating service in Phoenix, AZ for occasional maintenance. In fact, there are many benefits that come with sealcoating... View Article

Facts About Asphalt Sealcoating in Phoenix, AZ

April 25, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

Unless you are in the construction industry, you may not be familiar with the term “sealcoating.” But it’s good for folks like homeowners, property managers and commercial property owners to have a general idea of what it is and what it is used for. A simple definition of sealcoating is that it’s a type of surface sealer designed to protect and beautify asphalt parking lots and driveways. This coating helps to prevent oxidization of the asphaltic binder, weather damage and costly maintenance needs. It can add years of life to the paved surface. If you’re a property owner, you can... View Article

What’s the Best Time of Day to Start a Sealcoating Project

February 15, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

Sealcoating a driveway is essential in ensuring that it’s protected from the elements, retains its dark black appearance and resists stains from oil and other vehicle fluids. One question we often get from homeowners who are trying to sealcoat their driveway by themselves is what time to get out there and start the project. If you’re thinking about sealcoating your driveway any time soon, keep reading—this post will teach you everything you need to know about getting started on this big project. As long as the ground temperature is above 50 degrees, there’s no wrong time of day to begin... View Article

Sealcoating and Weather: What You Need to Know

February 1, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

It’d be nice if we could just show up at a job site and start sealcoating a parking lot or driveway regardless of the weather. As sealcoating contractors, being able to work wherever and whenever would make our lives a whole lot easier. Unfortunately, that’s not how it is. The weather doesn’t have to be perfect before starting sealcoating in Phoenix, AZ, but it does have to be within a certain temperature and humidity range for the product to take full effect. Continue reading to learn all there is to know about the weather during a sealcoating project: Temperature: For... View Article