Sealcoating your driveway or parking lot protects your asphalt and greatly enhances its appearance. A driveway sealed with a premium coal tar sealer will last longer, reduce maintenance costs, look better and improve the curb appeal of your home or business. Did you know over 500 million gallons of coal tar sealer is applied every year to commercial parking lots across the US and Canada.
How does sealcoating offer these benefits?
- Keeps out Water
Once water enters the pavement it slowly destroys it by expanding and contracting during freeze/thaw cycles. Small defects open up admitting more water, causing more damage. Larger defects join together forming cracks. Cracks join up creating a pothole. Sealcoating seals the small defects and stops the cycle. Larger existing cracks are filled with a rubberized acrylic sealant or hot ruberized crack sealant.
- Bonds and protects the Top Layer of the Asphalt
Weather, wear and tear eventually loosens the top layer of asphalt leading to erosion and exposing more fresh asphalt. The sealcoating arrests the erosion of the fine particles and a small amount of particles are added in the sealcoating to replenish the surface.
- Prevents Gas and Oil Damage
The high quality sealant and rubberized additive package used by Drive Pros is formulated to prevent oil and gas penetration into the asphalt, keeping these chemicals out will stop any damage from occuring.
- Prevents Oxidation
Sealcoating blocks the sun’s ultraviolet rays that harden and dry out asphalt surfaces accelerating cracking and erosion.
- Makes your Driveway Easier to Maintain
The smooth and level surface of a properly sealed driveway is easier to sweep. Sealcoating also makes it easier to remove leaves and snow. The dark black color actually absorbs the suns rays better helping melt and dry snow.
- Improves the Appearance of Your Home or Business
Sealcoating restores the rich slate black color of your driveway. The driveway is one of the first things a visitor or customer sees. “You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression.”
Contact us for a free pavement evaluation of your home or business!