How To Prepare Your Asphalt Cracks Before Patching Them
12 September 2017
You might ignore small asphalt cracks when they first appear. But, they longer you leave them alone, the more likely that they will grow and become a bigger headache. That is why it so important to treat and patch small asphalt cracks, even if you aren't immediately worried about how they look. Repairing asphalt cracks is simple work as long as they aren't too big. Your patch will not have much permanence if you don't properly prepare the crack before applying the patch.
Advantages And Disadvantages Of Tar And Chip Driveways
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.
Repair Asphalt Pavement That Contains Several Shallow Holes In Its Surface
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.
How To Clean And Protect Your Asphalt Driveway For Years Of Enjoyment And Use
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.