Yes, asphalt millings can be sealed to help protect them and prolong their lifespan. Sealing the surface of the millings can also enhance their appearance and provide a smoother surface for driving or walking.
To seal asphalt millings, you will need to follow these steps:
- Clean the surface: Remove any debris, dirt, and dust from the surface of the millings using a broom, blower, or pressure washer.
- Repair any cracks: Use a crack filler to repair any cracks or holes in the surface of the millings. Allow the filler to dry completely before proceeding.
- Apply the sealant: Apply a thin layer of sealant to the surface of the millings using a squeegee or roller. Be sure to apply the sealant evenly and avoid over-applying in any areas.
- Allow to dry: Allow the sealant to dry completely before using the surface.
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How do you prepare an asphalt driveway for sealing? | Asphalt Millings
Here are the general steps to prepare an asphalt driveway for sealing:
- Clean the driveway: Sweep the driveway thoroughly to remove any loose debris, dirt, and leaves. Use a leaf blower or a broom to clear the surface. Then, use a pressure washer to clean the surface of the driveway and remove any oil or grease stains. Let the surface dry completely before proceeding to the next step.
- Fill any cracks: Inspect the driveway for any cracks or holes. If you find any, use a crack filler to fill the gaps. Smooth the filler using a putty knife or trowel. Let the filler dry completely before proceeding to the next step.
- Patch any potholes: If there are any potholes on the driveway, fill them with a patching compound. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully while mixing and applying the patching compound.
- Repair any damage: If there are any areas on the driveway that are damaged, repair them using an asphalt patching compound. Apply the compound evenly and use a trowel to smooth it out.
- Apply sealant: Once the driveway is completely dry and all repairs have been made, you can apply the sealant. Choose a high-quality asphalt driveway sealer and follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully. Use a squeegee to spread the sealant evenly across the driveway.
- Allow to dry: Allow the sealant to dry completely before using the driveway. Depending on the weather conditions, this can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days.
Note: It’s recommended to seal an asphalt driveway every 3-5 years to maintain its appearance and protect it from the elements.
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