Proper Preparation

Proper Preparation

The key to success is in the prep By Jeff Winke Effective asphalt sealcoating starts with the preparation. As one contractor said… with sealcoating it is 95% preparation and 5% actual sealing. It is as Benjamin Franklin astutely said: “By failing to prepare, you...
The  Leader of Pavement Preservation

The Leader of Pavement Preservation

By Chris M. Vacca Crafco transformed how pavement cracks were repaired over four decades ago. Today, they are among the most recognized and trusted materials and equipment manufacturers in the pavement preservation industry. Since 1976, Crafco has delivered the...
Crack Sealing

Crack Sealing

Tips for Success A step-by-step guide By Jeff Winke Cracks are generally not seen as good. Novelists have a way of describing cracks as personal flaws or, at best, a means to allow the positive in — “the cracks in your heart are there so the light can shine...
Cracks, Crack Sealing Explained

Cracks, Crack Sealing Explained

Causes, culprits, and treatment By Jeff Winke Folklore and myths survive. Walk down a sidewalk or cross the street with a bunch of friends and observe how many avoid stepping on cracks. When asked, they’ll respond that they don’t want to break their momma’s back or...
Get Ready to Start Crack Sealing

Get Ready to Start Crack Sealing

By Ade Craig For many regions of the country, freezing winter temperatures keep sealcoating contractors and pavement maintenance professionals cooped up, unable to get out onto the pavement. As temperatures begin to rise, so do the number of calls seeking repair to...