Asphalt is a composite material commonly used for construction of pavement of driveways, highways, & parking lots. Asphalt uses a binder & mineral aggregate mixed together & then laid down & compacted. Asphalt is typically least expensive than concrete.
Seal coating an asphalt driveway or parking lot improves the appearance & expand the life of your asphalt. But seal coating is more than just away to make asphalt look good. Sealer blocks UV rays from your driveway or parking lot shields asphalt from the sun's ultraviolet rays, which can deteriorate the binder & expose the aggregate. Seal coating help keeps water & ice out of asphalt. Seal coating all so protects from damaging effects of snow, ice, & ran. Damage from oil/gas spills are other reasons for seal coating. A driveway or Parking lot benefits from a sealer.
Tar & Chip the complete surface has different features than asphalt & cost less. Tar &chip is all most always rougher because of the gravel. This makes for excellent traction. Not only surface is not black, to have a unique look. The look can be unique with the color of gravel. Tar & chip combines liquid asphalt & gravel. These ingredients are mixed together at your house or business. Hot liquid asphalt is applied to gravel base. The gravel is applied. Stones are then rolled & compacted. It is not uncommon for two layers to be installed. Tar & chip pavement surface are not new. Many counties used this surface on secondary & rural roads. Tar & chip surfaces were standard on virtually every highway in the USA prior to 1935. Tar & chip surface are a wonderful alternative to asphalt paving.
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