Q: What is sealcoating?
A: Sealcoating prevents oxidation of the asphalt binder, prevents weather damage, reduces maintenance costs, and adds years of life to the pavement.
Q: When should asphalt sealer be applied?
A: New asphalt should cure a minimum of 30 to 60 days. Once the asphalt is free from oils and sufficiently cured you can apply the sealer.
Q: At what temperature should sealcoat be applied?
A: You much have 50 degrees and rising for 24 hours.
Q: What kind of weather does sealcoat need to be applied in?
A: You should not apply sealcoat if rain will be moving into the area with the next 24 hours.
Q: How long do vehicles need to stay off of the surface after sealing?
A: Give the sealcoat 24 hours after the final coat is applied prior to opening the area back up to traffic.
Q: What do I need to do to the asphalt before I seal it?
A: Surfaces must be clean and free from all loose dirt and material. Treat all gas, oil, or grease spots with the appropriate primer.
Q: How is asphalt sealer applied?
A: Pavement sealer can be applied by brush, squeegee, or specialized spray equipment.
Q: What are the benefits to using additives in sealer?
A: Additives can assist in speeding up the dry time for additional coats of sealer, as well as help with sand suspension and reduce poser steering marks.
Q: Are Sealtite products safe for anyone to use?
A: Yes, our sealcoat, Rhynotite, will not burn you and it is environmentally safe.