Advice and quick tips for a homeowner with a weathered asphalt driveway

Definitely. Call for an estimate to a reputable contractor stating that you have a weathered driveway and would appreciate suggestions on what the best, cost-effective course of action would be. So much depends on the visual inspection of the driveway by the...

Why would someone just sealcoat the end of their driveway?

There are quite a few municipalities that will not allow a concrete driveway to extend all the way to the road edge – thus requiring a short asphalt approach. All driveways weather and given enough time, concrete driveways can become grey, while asphalt...

If I tried a “do-it-yourself” sealcoat and it went horribly wrong, can Premier Paving help fix it?

Many off-the-shelf sealcoating products have been formulated to withstand sitting on a store shelf for an extended period of time. As a result, these products cannot match the quality and durability of the products and types of sealer that Premier Paving uses. We...

What do you base your paving recommendation on?

I take a good look at the cracking on the driveway and whether or not the driveway drainage mechanics are working properly. Significant cracking of the pavement underneath allows water into the base, which in turn accelerates cracking during freeze-thaw times of the...

How does a home or business owner know if they can just sealcoat a driveway or when it is time for a new asphalt driveway?

If the driveway has areas where the pavement is rutted or severely broken, where the pavement sort of looks like the hide of an alligator – we call this “alligatoring” or alligator cracks– this is when you need to start thinking about new asphalt. When a pavement gets...

Tips To Improve your Driveways Lifespan

Tip #1: Prevent Water Damage The best thing to do is to prevent water intrusion through or under the pavement as much as possible. Water is susceptible to freezing and thawing, which prematurely damages the pavement. Try to get good drainage away from the driveway as...