FAQ: Sealcoating

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When Is the Asphalt Sealcoating Season?

Even in Austin, winter weather can be hard on asphalt pavement. With rain falling sporadically throughout the winter and the frequent freezing and thawing cycles, your pavement can show significant signs of distress by the time the first signs of spring […]

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How Do the Austin Seasons Affect Your Asphalt?

When it receives proper care, asphalt makes a strong and durable pavement. However, it is not impervious to damage from seasonal weather. As local asphalt paving companies know, seasonal fluctuations in the Austin area can pose certain threats to your pavement. […]

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Mistakes You May See From a Sealcoating Contractor

An effective asphalt maintenance program that includes periodic applications of a quality sealant can dramatically extend the life and enhance the appearance of your pavement. However, the best sealants on the market will not provide many benefits if the contractor you […]

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How to Know When Your Asphalt Is Ready for Sealcoating

All commercial properties need parking lots, walkways and other pavements that are both safe and attractive. Whether a retailer wants to ensure the convenience of customers, an office wants to improve security for employees or an apartment complex wants to attract […]

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Asphalt Sealcoating & Winter Construction

An effective asphalt maintenance program can dramatically increase the life expectancy of your pavement. The two maintenance procedures that asphalt paving companies consider critical are the timely repair of cracks and the periodic reapplication of sealcoating. These procedures are especially important […]

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What Are the Cost Factors for Asphalt Sealcoating?

A properly maintained asphalt surface requires periodic asphalt sealcoating to maximize the useful longevity of the parking lot or driveway. Maintaining the sealcoating on the asphalt surface also greatly enhances its appearance. Depending on the pavement’s use, a high-quality and professionally […]

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How Property Managers Can Prepare for Sealcoating

As a property manager, your list of responsibilities is probably a long one. You must deal with disgruntled tenants, schedule maintenance or repairs for the HVAC system, find a contractor to repair the roof, show available spaces to prospective tenants, ensure […]

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Can It Be Too Hot For Sealcoating?

Sealant manufacturers state that 70 degrees Fahrenheit is the ideal temperature for sealcoating. They also state that humidity levels should be relatively low and that the fresh sealant should be exposed to several hours of sunshine. Furthermore, there should be no […]

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Sealcoating: Why Adding An Aggregate Is Important

The liquid sealcoating that is applied to your pavement is a complex formula containing sealant, water, aggregates and any additives needed for the specific job. Silica sand is the type of aggregate that is commonly used, but crushed boiler slag can […]

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Seal Coating – Why May Is the Ideal Time

  Since asphalt sealcoating is both a cosmetic treatment and a protectant, it benefits asphalt pavement in several ways. As a cosmetic treatment, it refreshes the color of faded pavement, covers minor flaws in the surface and makes the pavement appear […]

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