Posts Tagged: sealcoating

Benefits of using sand and additives in asphalt sealer

Aegis Asphalt adds sand and additives to asphalt sealer for the best results.

Did you know that unless it is premixed, asphalt sealer purchased from a manufacturer is not ready for application? To prepare the sealer, asphalt contractors should add water, silica sand and an additive for the highest results. The best asphalt sealer Aegis Asphalt Sealcoating uses Green Diamond sand mined in Riddle, Oregon. Green Diamond Sand… Read more »

Should you spray or squeegee your asphalt sealcoat?

Aegis Asphalt will sealcoat your driveway with a new Sealmaster Dual application machine.

Aegis Asphalt can sealcoat your asphalt driveway or parking lot more efficiently than ever before with our new SealMaster SP 300 Dual Spray/Squeegee machine. Ensuring a smooth finish every time starts with choosing the correct application method. Here are some considerations for determining whether your project needs spray, squeegee or dual sealcoating application. Spray Application… Read more »

Our five step process to sealcoating your asphalt driveway

Asphalt sealer not only protects the durability of your driveway but also improves the value and aesthetics of your property. Take a look at our five step process of sealcoating your asphalt surface: 1. Preparation Evaluate the current condition of your asphalt surface and foundation Clean the asphalt surface with rotary brooms, hand steel brooms… Read more »

Asphalt Driveway Resurfacing in Eugene

Asphalt driveway sealing and resurfacing, Eugene

Asphalt driveways begin to show cracks and pot holes over time, often caused by freeze-thaw cycles, weight of vehicles and shifting weather patterns. While sealcoating can temporarily repair minor cracks, resurfacing can be more economical for severe damages. When Should Driveways Be Resurfaced? Resurfacing adds a protective coating, extending the lifespan of the asphalt significantly… Read more »

6 Reasons for Tire Scuffing on New Asphalt

Tire scuffing reasons, Aegis Asphalt, Eugene

Tire scuffing can often appear on newly sealcoated pavement and asphalt. While the scuff marks will fade in time, it is helpful to understand why scuff marks are appearing. 1. Age of the pavement Tire scuffing most often appears on new pavement because it is soft and flexible. As asphalt ages, it will resist most… Read more »

Budgeting for Asphalt Repairs

Budgeting for asphalt maintenance and repairs can be a challenge. In addition to setting aside a budget to keep your pavement facilities maintained, being prepared for emergencies is important. Evaluating Current Conditions So, where can you get started? The first step is to build a knowledge base. This can be done in a consultation, discussing… Read more »

Industrial Grade Sealer Available for Home Owners Driveway

Driveway Sealer Aegis uses Armor Seal Heavy Duty Pavement Sealer #A-100 PRODUCT:Armor Seal #A-100 Concentrated Asphalt Base Pavement Sealer. A-100 is designed to seal and protect asphalt pavements such as roadways, airports, parking lots and playgrounds.  A-100 will add a long lasting, dark black, like new appearance to any asphalt surface and is designed to outlast… Read more »

Thicker is not better!

Sealcoating Thickness Eugene Oregon

When it comes to the application of sealer, thicker is not better. Thick coats don’t cure evenly, are prone to tracking and can lead to surface cracks. A thicker coat takes longer to cure, which can lead to degradation and will reduce the life of your sealcoating project. A sure sign of a driveway that… Read more »

Why did the sealcoat fail or peel?

Peeling is caused by sealcoating not bonding to oil spots or any other surface contaminants like dirt, grease, etc. or oxidized pavements. Prior to sealcoating application, the pavement surface shall be thoroughly cleaned, oil spots be treated with an oil spot primer. And oxidized surface be primed either with a specialty primer or a thin… Read more »