Why is Asphalt Sealcoating Important?
Does your asphalt have many cracks or potholes even though it was done in the recent past? A weather with temperatures that are very high in the summer and higher quantity of rain and year-round humidity can affect the asphalt parking lots negatively. More to this, leaking fluids from vehicles in parking lots tend to destroy asphalt also.
When asphalt is not treated with the right sealant, oxidation occurs, and it dries out the asphalt binder. While this occurs, the sidewalk loses its versatility and will start to crack. When the ultraviolet rays from the sun harden and dry out the asphalt surface, oxidation happens. This lowers the asphalt’s thickness and enhances the erosion so that in only a few years, the sidewalk has to be completely resurfaced.
As oxidation takes place, then the chemicals, rain, and other pollutants seep into the cracks, and the …