New asphalt requires one year to cure. Seal the surface for the first time after one year has passed. Sealer should be applied every two to three years. Sealer must be applied in mild to warm temperatures and on a dry day for a proper cure.
What is asphalt?
Asphalt also has other designations:
The number of chemicals in asphalt are complex. Naturally occurring asphalts have been used for thousands of years around the world in various applications. Modern asphalt materials are made by processing crude petroleum in several steps. Liquid asphalt is mixed with aggregate such as crushed rock and sand to create asphalt concrete.
How often should I seal my drive?
What is sealcoat?
Care of your aspahlt drive/parking lot:
Sealers typically consist of an acrylic or asphalt emulsion combined with polymers, sand, clay, water, and other additives.
Driving, parking and walking on your freshly sealed drive.
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