Seal Coating

Your driveway or parking lot is a significant investment in your property. To beautify your establishment and protect your investment as long as possible, you want to protect your asphalt from the damaging effects of certain natural elements, including moisture and ultraviolet radiation.

Natural and man-made elements can cause cracks half way into the asphalt in as little as 5 years. Small cracks act as miniature storm drains after a good rain and cause raveling between the asphalt over time. Larger cracks and potholes can appear within the base as early as 8-10 years unless certain precautions are taken.

Protecting asphalt with seal coating has the same benefits as sunblock does for your skin and varnish for wood.

What happens to asphalt?
Standard asphalt is very susceptible to natural and man-made elements.

private roads constructionNatural Elements are:

  • Sun
  • Wind
  • Rain
  • Snow
  • Ice

These elements cause the pavement to oxidize, drying out the asphalt.

seal coating protectantMan-Made Elements are:

  • Fuel
  • Oil
  • Antifreeze
  • Salts

These elements break down the oils and cohesive properties in the asphalt.

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residential seal coatingAs new asphalt ages, the small open cracks are formed between the asphalt from oxidation and rain. These small cracks permit water, salt, fuel, oil and ultraviolet rays to penetrate into the base, leading to greater damage unless repaired properly. Water is said to be the most damaging agent to asphalt. This leads to larger cracks, eventually collapsing into the eroded voids, causing potholes.

Benefits of Seal Coating

  • Seal coating protects your investment. It extends the life of your asphalt, saving you money in the long run. Seal coating will beautify and enhance your driveway or parking lot, giving a dark black color to the pavement, making it look and wear like new. A dark black parking lot offers a positive image of how clean a company or residential home is.
  • Seal coating slows down oxidation and water penetration. It blocks out natural elements, such as sun, wind, rain, snow, and ice.
  • Seal coating resists harmful man-made element spills, such as fuel, antifreeze, oil, and salt. Our sealer is made from a coal tar emulsion that isn’t soluble in oil or gas.
  • Seal coating fills small voids in asphalt, reducing exposure to oxygen and water and extending pavement life.

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Isaac’s Paving

Serving Lexington, Georgetown,
Richmond, Winchester and All
Surrounding Counties

Phone: 859-624-1919


*Fees May Apply


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