Below are the most commonly asked questions. We hope you find what you are looking for, however, if it's not listed here please do not hesitate to call, email, or text your question to us. We will get back to as soon as possible. Thank you for taking the time to view our page.
What should I do in preparation for my service date?
All cars should be moved and area cleared for the project to begin. You should expect to keep the area traffic free for at a minimum of 24 hours as the sealant takes time to dry. If the area is shaded it will require a longer drying time. Prior arrangements should be made to keep area traffic free.
How long does it take for sealant to dry?
Sealant will require 24 hour drying time if it has direct sunlight. Shaded areas will require longer. The sealant can become marked by traffic after the 24 hours. You will need to refrain from any quick, sharp turning of wheels on surface. It can take up to 2 weeks for it to completely cure.
What happens if it rains on my appointment day/time?
Upon scheduling your service, we will make every attempt to look ahead at weather and schedule an appropriate date/time. The weather, however, is very unpredictable. We are constantly watching the weather pattern and will reschedule your appointment if the chance of rain is emminent. We will try to give you notice if possible and work with you to reschedule your time at your convenience. We will not perform the service if the chance of rain is high as the sealant will not dry if it rains. We understand that your time is important but will not be able to achieve our quality if the weather does not permit.
When should I seal my asphalt?
New asphalt should be sealed a year after installation. New asphalt needs that time to cure completely.
Preexisting asphalt that hasn't been sealed in the past should be sealed to prevent further breakdown of the material.
Previously sealed asphalt should be re-sealed on a regular basis. The normal period is every 2-3 years depending on traffic and condition of asphalt.
Why does asphalt break down and deteriorate?
The elements break down the asphalt. Sun, rain, cold, chemicals, etc. Over time the top layer is worn away leaving cracks which water can get into. The cracks get larger the more water that is allowed in. When weather is cold and water creeps through the cracks it can freeze and expand; this expands the crack and can create a pot hole. All repairs should be done on the asphalt as soon as possible to stop worsening damage and more expensive repair. Cracks should be filled and sealant applied to stop the deterioration.
Can my service be after regular business hours to lessen the disruption to my business?
Yes. Every effort is made to provide service with he least interruption as possible for our customers. We have no advertised business hours in an effort to provide the best individualized service possible to our customers.