Why is it Important to Seal Coat your Driveway?

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Your home’s driveway must endure a good amount of wear and tear on a regular basis. It is the one surface which must deal with foot and vehicular traffic and it is common for the surface to show dirt collection, debris, oil spill stains, and tire marks. Also, the external, harsh elements take their toll, and over a period of time it begins looking dull and worn out, as well. 

What is the importance of seal coating?

If you see any deterioration in the surface of your driveway, it is better to contact the professionals to tackle the seal coating for you. As a matter of fact, you ought to get the treatment performed every few years, as it helps to protect the surface and makes sure its integrity is maintained.

Once homeowners have a driveway installed, they love the fact that it is a durable and cost-effective solution, yet forget to factor in the truth that it’ll require asphalt surface sealing every two years. Take a look into why it is vital that you get the treatment performed:

Effective protection – The asphalt driveway is designed of specific materials like aggregates, fine stone, sand and asphalt cement. Asphalt cement lends the surface its black, elegant appearance. But you might’ve seen that the surface tends to dull and become worn after a specific time period.

If that is not addressed on time, the mix then becomes weak and you’ll see that the aggregates will become loose. It may cause the surface to become brittle and ultimately, crack. Sealing your driveway on a routine basis assists in keeping the surface protected from that wear and tear.

Appearance – As aforementioned, the asphalt driveway starts fading because of oxidation and it’ll take away from the appeal of your home. One simple way to make sure your driveway continuously looks as amazing as the day it was installed, includes getting it regularly sealed. The coating restores the look of the surface and makes sure it adds to your home’s curb appeal.

For more questions on our residential seal coating services contact Kissner Paving today at 706) 956-5296.