A new driveway can improve accessibility and boost your home's curb appeal. Many homeowners want an asphalt driveway. Asphalt is an affordable and durable material that can stand up to repeated use.
If you have a concrete driveway in place on your property, you may be thinking of simply adding a layer of asphalt over the top. An asphalt overlay is an option, but it's not the best option for laying an asphalt driveway.
Any time you have a property with an asphalt-coated space, you need to maintain that asphalt in good condition. That means protecting it from damage as best you can. Your asphalt contractor may recommend that you consider sealcoating that asphalt. When you're considering that recommendation, you might wonder if it's really worth the investment or what you can expect from the process. Here are a few things you should know about asphalt sealcoating as you make your decision.