How to Maintain an Asphalt Driveway

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Even in Lakeland, Florida, we have enough seasonal temperature change to wreak havoc on your asphalt driveway. Over time, you will likely notice hairline cracks develop, which are often caused by the intense heat of our Florida summers. The problem with these minor imperfections is that they sometimes go unnoticed until they turn into larger and larger cracks. Regular maintenance is key to trying to avoid that scenario.

How to Main an Asphalt Driveway

The most important task for maintaining your asphalt driveway is having it sealed regularly. It is imperative that this be done correctly, including preparing the surface properly. Your asphalt driveway must be completely clear of dirt, oils and other residues. Obviously, if there are any weeds present, they must also be dealt with. If your asphalt driveway has more than just smaller cracks, you will also need crack filler and perhaps even some asphalt patch if you have holes or very large cracks. There are a number of materials and tools you will need if you are going to do this job yourself.

How to Maintain an Asphalt Driveway
Asphalt driveway sealing and repairing is an extremely messy job, and you will likely ruin whatever clothes and shoes you are wearing if you do not wear adequate protection. You could also end up with a less-than-perfect result. Because this is such an important job, most homeowners opt to have professionals handle it. At AAA Top Quality Asphalt, we have the specialized equipment and experience to give your asphalt driveway the maintenance work it needs to look great and keep looking that way year after year.