Why Seal Coating Asphalt is Important

Why Seal Coating Asphalt is Important?



Sealcoating asphalt is important because through the process of aging and weather erosion asphalt binding loses strength. This can lead to vulnerability to cracking during the colder months due to water penetration. For these reasons, it is smart to maintenance asphalt regularly.

Seal Coating strengthens the binding strength of the asphalt allowing the surface to hold up for a much longer time period. By filling in any holes, seal coating acts as a barrier to water & damaging UV light.

How this helps you: Protecting your asphalt surface and sublayer is important to you because it saves you money. It does that by preventing your surface from cracking & becoming shattered, which both require additional time, work, and money.

Applying a fresh seal coat will also trick people into thinking your asphalt parking lot or roadway is new. Bringing your aging white or gray asphalt back to a bold black color. Everyone loves a smooth surface to drive on, and it takes regular maintenance to ensure that happens.

Make sure your asphalt is living its best life by getting on a regular maintenance schedule with Hill's Blacktop & Concrete today!

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4 thoughts on “Why Seal Coating Asphalt is Important”

  1. I’m glad that you mentioned that you could avoid cracks by seal coating your pavement. Hopefully, that would be a good way to prevent potholes from forming. I should consider getting someone to seal coat it as well if I decide to put in a new driveway.

  2. Your article does a great job of explaining why it’s important to take the extra step to sealcoat your pavement. My driveway at home is starting to crack and look unsightly so it’s time to replace it. I’ll be sure to find a professional that can do this for me and also sealcoat it so that we avoid those big repairs in the future.

  3. It’s good to know that I should have my asphalt driveway sealcoated because it will prevent it from cracking or being shattered prematurely, which would save me a lot of money for repairs. My husband and I recently bought a newly constructed home in the suburbs with an asphalt driveway. I’ll make sure to call a sealcoating service soon to ensure that our driveway would last much longer. Thanks for this!

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