Advantages And Disadvantages Of Tar And Chip Driveways

Posted on: 4 September 2017

Tar and chip is an alternative paving material that is commonly used for residential driveways and other similar paved installations. Tar and chip driveways are made out of a mixture of asphalt and crushed rocks, creating a distinctive paved surface that carries a number of unique characteristics when compared to other types of paved surfaces. Understanding what tar and chip driveways have to offer can help you decide whether or not they are the right fit for your home.
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Repair Asphalt Pavement That Contains Several Shallow Holes In Its Surface

Posted on: 3 September 2017

If several shallow holes that are a few inches wide have formed in the asphalt pavement that leads to your residence's garage, cold weather and prolonged moist conditions may have contributed to the damage. Before winter approaches, fill the holes and apply a waterproof sealant to the paved surface. As a result, you will have a smooth surface to drive on, the pavement will have an improved appearance, and the sealant will protect the pavement from damage.
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How To Clean And Protect Your Asphalt Driveway For Years Of Enjoyment And Use

Posted on: 30 August 2017

Your asphalt driveway provides a solid surface for your vehicles, but can also be on the receiving end of damaging fluids from vehicles and power tools. Because your asphalt driveway is made from a mixture of tar emulsion and gravel, many types of vehicle fluids, such as gasoline, oil, transmission and brake fluids can damage its surface and break down the emulsion causing its layers to deteriorate. Here are some tips to help you clean fluids stains and protect its surface so your asphalt pavement looks great and lasts as long as possible.
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How To Make Repairs To Your Asphalt Driveway

Posted on: 29 August 2017

Your driveway provides a place for you to park your vehicles every day and can give the kids a space to ride their bikes, scooters, skateboards and other ride-on toys. If your driveway is in poor shape, it isn't quite as fun, and it can also make your home look a little unkempt. Making repairs to your driveway as needed is important in order to prevent the damage from worsening and ending up as large cracks, holes and a complete breakdown of your asphalt.
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