Driveway Sealer


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Old 10-10-22, 07:38 PM
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Driveway Sealer

I've been applying coats of asphalt sealer to my driveway which badly needed it. Sealed large cracks beforehand.

My question is: how many coats can or should I do? Im kinda getting obsessed to filling in every imperfection but don't know if that's realistic or the right thing to do.

Attaching pictures to see what it currently lo0ks like.



 
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Old 10-10-22, 10:59 PM
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Sealers wears off with time/use, from the pictures that looks to be in pretty good shape. It will never be perfectly smooth, I used to apply about every 1 1/2 years.

Better quality sealers are worth the extra cost, they contain more fillers, next time pick up the cans, you can feel how much heavier the better material weighs.
 
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Old 10-11-22, 03:51 AM
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One coat should be sufficient. Those in the business of applying asphalt sealant claim it should be done every yr but IMO 2-3 yrs makes more sense. While the black will fade during the first yr, normally the sealer is still good enough to continue to protect the asphalt.
 
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Old 10-11-22, 05:32 AM
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Awesome. Ok thanks so much. Ps I did get the highest quality available - blackjack 1000. Heavy buckets for sure!
 
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Old 10-11-22, 05:58 AM
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Sealer doesn't fill the voids you have so trying is only going to waste time and money. I think you're good to go already.
 
 

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