Even the most durable materials can be affected by the Minnesota freezing winter temperatures. The asphalt in a driveway is no exception to this and is most likely to sustain damage during the long winter months. Considering that the absolute minimum temperature that sealcoating can be applied is 50oF, there are some things you can do to prepare your driveway for the season ahead of time. The professionals at Seal King want to help ensure that your driveway is ready for the Minnesota winter season and maintains its structural integrity as long as possible.
Taking care of your property is important for many reasons. If you decide to sell your property at some point, curb appeal will prove to be a driver in terms of interest and price. If you want to stay in your property, it is important to invest in it so that it looks its best, is appealing to your guests and does not pose safety hazards. First impressions are important whether you are a homeowner hosting guests, family or friends, or a business owner with customers and ongoing foot traffic. Seal King in Western WI, can help you improve the curb appeal of your residence or business with professional sealcoating services.
If you own or run a business, you know how important it is to keep your property presentable. A business that pays attention to the bushes, shrubs, and grass outside of it has a better chance of establishing lasting relationships with customers. Another area to make sure to pay attention to is your parking lot. Your parking lot greets your employees and customers, and having potholes, cracks, or discoloration can give the wrong impression of your business. Seal King offers these tips for keeping up with your asphalt parking lot. Below are five tips for maintaining your parking lot.
Cleaning Up Any Spills: Likely the most common liquid spill on an asphalt parking lot is oil that drips from the cars and trucks that park in it. To avoid permanent staining or, worse, damage to the surface itself, it is important to dilute, absorb, or completely remove the offending liquid
We’ve all driven over a pothole. Potholes are not only obnoxious and frustrating, but they can also cause some real damage to your customers’ vehicles. Do you foresee your customers continuing to come visit your property when they risk ruining their vehicle every time they drive up? Additionally, there’s never a scenario where potholes get better. Until they are repaired, potholes will only get larger, more obnoxious and definitely more costly. Winter is coming soon so now is the time to repait them.
A sealant is typically used to provide a barrier of protection for a wide variety of materials. It is often used in construction projects to seal or block between building materials. A sealant is often used when it is important to prevent moisture from being transferred between surfaces and/or small openings. Similarly, a sealant can be used to protect asphalt and prevent water and dirt from getting underneath your driveway or sidewalk and causing cracks, holes or other damage. When moisture gets underneath asphalt it can decrease the strength and durability of the surface.
As you look out your window at your driveway, you may be wondering how to protect your investment and maintain its appeal and durability. Sealcoating is a type of sealant used to protect asphalt pavements. In conjunction with crack repair, sealcoating keeps your driveway strong and intact when applied every two to three years. It serves as a protective barrier against the elements and vehicle traffic. Sealcoating also enhances the appearance of pavement with an even black finish. There are a few things to know about sealcoating before you start:
Sealcoating is not a one-time structural repair that can restore damaged asphalt. If your driveway has cracks or prior repairs, they will still be visible after sealcoating. While your driveway will be black after the application, sealcoating cannot “smooth out” rough areas or fill cracks larger than ¼” wide.
As we make our final plans for the summer, we start to look ahead to the fall which brings school for the kids, a more regular family routine and, of course, changes in temperatures. These changes to the weather mean that we will need to put extra blankets on our beds, turn on the heat inside our homes, wear jackets in the fall and eventually winter coats, hats and gloves. The asphalt on our property
Seal King is a professional sealcoating company that is ready to repair and resurface your driveway and/or parking area. As the area leader in professional sealcoating, we have earned our reputation for not only beautifying driveways and parking lots, but for making them safer for local residents and customers.
The parking lot of a successful business sees a lot of activity, and that activity involves dozens if not hundreds of heavy vehicles placing the parking surface under great stress constantly. The weight of vehicles
Business owners are always trying to find ways to ensure that their businesses thrive. Those in downtown locations will spend money to dress up their windows to attract customers. The money that business owners spend on these efforts are seen as investments in their own success and longevity. Ideas that draw customers in must be matched by products and/or services that entice customers to make purchases. Very successful businesses also consider the attractiveness and safety of the areas connected to their physical business space