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Frequently Asked Questions

How often do I need to get my asphalt rejuvenated and concrete sealed?

For longevity purposes it is only needed every 3-5 years for asphalt to keep the oils constantly rejuvenated within the top layer of asphalt thus preventing oxidation related cracking, however if you want your driveway to always have a fresh black look appeal factor to always be present every 2 years is recommended.

For concrete it is recommended to use a higher solids sealer (30%) and reapply every 2-3 years depending on traffic. If you desire having the fresh seal look every year you can use a lower solids sealer for yearly maintenance. If yearly maintenance is what you desire it is important to only use a lower solids sealer otherwise the sealer will build up too many layers eventually causing bonding issues that will lead to problems such as flaking and whiting out.
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Can asphalt rejuvenator be applied to new asphalt?

It is recommended to wait 3-4 weeks for the new asphalt to cure before applying sealer.
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How long until I can walk/drive on it?

Asphalt Rejuvenators and concrete sealers are recommended ideally 24 hours to cure before re opening to traffic. Pedestrian traffic can walk on within 2 hours. The rejuvenator can also be applied during the night and cure before morning.
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Why asphalt rejuvenation?

Over time the oils in the asphalt binder that keep asphalt flexible evaporate through a process called oxidization. When the pavement drys out and loses its elasticity, cracks will form when the pavement expands and contracts through the summer/winter cycles. By using an asphalt rejuvenator that penetrates into the asphalt we reverse the process of oxidization by restoring the vital oils that are lost through oxidation thus bringing back elasticity into the pavement which will allow the pavement to flex with the high/low temperatures of summer and winter.

Asphalt rejuvenators also do everything a sealer does as well as it also seals the top of the asphalt creating a barrier which protects against wear, chemicals, traffic and the elements.

By protecting your asphalt with an asphalt rejuvenator you will be adding 4-7 years life back into your pavement and at the same time you will get a beautiful look appeal factor to tag along with it.
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Should driveways be pressure washed prior to sealing.

When sealing concrete you should always pressure wash to make sure the surface is as clean as possible. Asphalt should only be pressure washed in areas where there is really bad algae, moss growth or severely dirty driveways where use of wire brooms will not clean it all off. Pressure washing of asphalt requires extreme care as too much pressure can cause oils to be stripped out of the asphalt which will accelerate the deterioration of your asphalt.
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What concrete sealers does your company use?

We primarily use solvent based concrete sealers from "Innovative Manufacturing". These products are designed to achieve the wet look and to give concrete an impermeable membrane that protects against water intrusion and chemicals. This product comes in either a glossy finish or matte finish. We also offer a water based concrete sealer by "Techniseal" for clients who prefer to keep their concrete looking natural. Links to products below.

Concrete sealer 30%

Concrete Sealer 25%

Concrete Sealer 15%

Tecniseal Water base sealer
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I want my concrete/asphalt sealed but I don't want it to be slippery.

Our asphalt sealer becomes part of the asphalt and thus does not give a slippery surface. Concrete sealer however can be very slippery if applied without an anti slip additive. We ALWAYS use anti slip additive and it's a product called "SharkGrip" and this prevents any issues with sealers being slippery.

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