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...
Sealcoat Additives, Some Best Practices

Sealcoat Additives, Some Best Practices

Additives add benefits By Jeff Winke Asphalt pavement sealcoats are commonly used for the protection and preservation of off-street asphalt surfaces such as home driveways, parking lots, airports, gas stations, and the like. Additives are specialty chemicals that are...
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...
Diversify Into Striping

Diversify Into Striping

Adding pavement marking can boost the bottom line By Jeff Winke When talking about the road of life or taking the less-traveled road, one has to wonder is it generally understood that these roads have pavement striping to keep the traveler in the correct safe lane and...
Sealcoat Additives

Sealcoat Additives

The smart choice for saving time and money By Jeff Winke In a way, adding additives to pavement sealcoating can be the magic that helps save time and money… at least that is what is said. How does it work? What is the magic? How can sealcoat additives be a smart...