Seal coating is a process of preventative maintenance that adds an extra layer of protection to your asphalt. This extra layer of protection can prolong the life of your parking lot or driveway by protecting it from oxidation and natural elements, including inclement weather. Seal coating can also help protect from fuel or motor oil spills that would harm your asphalt over time.
Aside from increasing durability, seal coating also adds to the aesthetics of your driveway or parking lot, making it more appealing.
Seal coating can extend the life of your asphalt.
You cannot prevent cannot oxidation, but you can prolong deterioration caused by oxidation with seal coating.
It prevents water from seeping through cracks.
When water makes its way below the surface of the asphalt, it causes the asphalt to break down and deteriorate. Seal coating reduces the chance of water ruining your surface by filling the cracks before water can wreak havoc.
Extends the life of your surface.
Seal coating protects your asphalt from motor oil and gasoline and makes clean up 10x easier. It also enhances the “flexibility” of your surface. Compared to concrete, asphalt is considered a “flexible” surface, meaning that when it is driven on, it microscopically flexes to help prevent it from becoming brittle. Seal coating can prolong the life of your asphalt, keeping it flexible for years to come.
Like with anything, the amount of time between seal coating depends on many factors. What type of weather do your live in? Is your driveway exposed to inclement weather often? Do you receive heavy or light traffic?
Sealing your commercial property or home every three years is an excellent way to ensure adequate pavement protection and produce aesthetically pleasing curb appeal.
At Saguaro Asphalt, we take pride in our ability to make any project run smoothly. Whether you’re looking to get professional seal coating services for your home or commercial business, we can help. If you would like to receive an estimate for seal coating services, click here or give us a call.