Asphalt Sealcoating

  1. A Handy Guide on Product Application Temperatures For Sealcoating and Asphalt Maintenance

    Knowing the best temperatures when applying crack filler, pavement sealer and line striping traffic paint is a key factor in making sure that the outcome is satisfactory and long-lasting. This means that when applied at proper conditions, these products will last a long time. The material won’t peel off, flake or crack after a week or a month from application, especially after getting exposed to extremely cold weather.

    This handy guide will provide you the most ideal temperatures based on product, so you don’t have to rely on guesswork when working on a project.

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  2. Should I Seal My Asphalt Driveway?

    Asphalt driveways are beautiful and will last long when properly maintained. However, asphalt surfaces are prone to damage caused by exposure to snow, rain, UV rays, oxidation (the greying and loss of its deep black color), and constant pressure from vehicles driving over it. This begs the question of whether or not it is a good idea to sealcoat your asphalt driveway, and when would be the best time to do so.

    Here are some common indicators that you need to seal your driveway:

    1. Visible cracks and potholes. Whether it is just a few small cracks here and there, or a developing network of cracks, this is the number one sign that your driveway needs sealing. Small cracks can grow into potholes, which can lead to bigger problems and accidents if not repaired sooner.
    2. Water pooling. Water is a major culprit that speeds up the deterioration of your asphalt driveway. It seeps beneath the surface and weakens the foundation of
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  3. Removing Oil Stains from Asphalt

    Oil and grease don't only leave nasty stains on driveways and parking lots: if left untreated, they will saturate your asphalt and dissolve the pavement's binder. Over time, this will lead to cracks, potholes, and an early deterioration of the asphalt. 

    This is why removing oil stains from asphalt should be done regularly. It isn't only for aesthetic appeal. It also avoids expensive asphalt repairs and improves the lifespan of your driveway or parking lot. So, what do you do to have your asphalt stain-free again? Don't despair! Action Seal is here to help. We've made an easy step-by-step guide for you. 

    Step 1 - Assess the damage 

    Before we jump to removing the stains, let's find out the condition of your pavement first. Take a screwdriver and poke the stain. If it goes through, then the asphalt has already sustained significant damage. You should repair it as soon as possible to avoid further damage. Before applying a 

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  4. How to Use Driveway Sealer

    A fresh coat of driveway sealer always makes a dramatic difference in how good a home looks, but it is so much more than that! Like so many home maintenance projects, there is more than meets the eye. Just as wood needs stain to protect it from water damage, your asphalt also needs protection. Sun and rain weather, hot and cold temperatures, all dry out the surface and leave your pavement open to more damage. You need to apply a seal coat every two years will keep the surface safe, protected, and looking fantastic.

    Surface Protection Matters to What’s Underneath

    We wax our car and use lotion on our skin for protection. Driveway sealer does the same thing for your asphalt. It protects and seals the surface to keep water out. Well-Looked after asphalt will make water bead up and roll away just as a freshly waxed car will. Take the time to throw a bucket of water on your parking area and see what happens. Is t

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  5. Choosing the Right Seal Asphalt for your Driveway

    If you want your driveway to have a beautiful slate-black look, you need a high-quality seal asphalt. However, what's the best choice if there are so many options available? Before you purchase online or in-stores, it's essential that you identify first what makes a high-grade seal asphalt different from cheap ones.

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  6. 4 Seal Coat Application Tips You Should Follow

    By now, you should already know that applying sealing to your asphalt driveway is not only a recommended step to maintaining it but a requirement altogether. Sealing your driveway will help you avoid the trouble of having to re-lay asphalt to your entire pavement because of too many cracks, holes, and other damage.

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  7. The Importance of Asphalt Sealcoating

    Protecting asphalt surfaces isn't complicated, as long as you have the right asphalt sealcoating equipment and sealcoating products. Fortunately, you are at the right place because here at Action Seal, you can find all the supply and material whether you are a homeowner, small property owner, or a professional sealcoating contractor.

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  8. How to Sealcoat Your Own Driveway?

    If you want to keep asphalt looking clean and in good condition, it must be sealed regularly to prevent the onset of decay and cracking.

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  9. Driveway Sealcoating: DIY or Hire a Contractor?

    Have you looked out onto your driveway recently and found that it could probably use a sealcoating. If you want to make sure that your driveway stays in good shape for as long as possible, sealcoating is going to be a necessity.

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