Seal coating is a form of asphalt resurfacing in Des Moines, IA that protects your surface from the damaging elements and excessive wear. After paving your surface, our contractors will lay down a clear protective coating that completely seals the surface against moisture, UV degradation, wear, oils and much more. Hence the name, seal coating!
What is Seal Coating?
Seal coating is made of either a bituminous-base product or an acrylic. It goes on clear and cures over the course of about 24 hours, leaving behind only a slick-looking shine. It works by sealing the pores and microscopic gaps in the asphalt, creating an impermeable barrier that’s also UV reflective.
Seal coating is best applied to brand-new asphalt or newly-resurfaced asphalt. Asphalt must be repaired before seal coating can be applied—any missed cracks or crevices will leave the entire surface at-risk.
The Benefits of Seal Coating
The primary reason to invest in seal coating is to lengthen the overall life of your asphalt. The protective nature of the seal coat limits the amount of damage your asphalt takes, reducing the need for crack repairs and asphalt patching in Des Moines, IA. Some of the other great benefits include:
Better protection against moisture and penetrative rainwater
Protection from dehydration, caused by excessive UV exposure
Preservation of any striping or asphalt markings
Clean-looking surface with high appeal
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