FAQs - Lay N Spray

  • Why Asphalt Sealcoating?
    The purpose of asphalt sealing is to protect asphalt surfaces from the damaging effects of weather, traffic, and other elements. Sealcoating can also extend the lifespan of asphalt and improve its appearance.
  • When Is the Best Time For Sealcoating In Georgia?
    The best time to have asphalt sealcoating done in Georgia is during the dry and warm months between April and October. The ideal temperature range for sealcoating is between 50°F to 80°F, and the humidity should be below 50%.
  • Can You Sealcoat Over Asphalt Cracks?
    Yes, you can sealcoat over asphalt cracks. In fact, it is highly recommended to sealcoat over cracks to prevent further damage and to extend the life of your asphalt pavement. Cracks can allow water to penetrate into the subbase beneath the asphalt, which can cause further cracking, potholes, and other types of pavement failure.
  • Should Potholes Be Repair Before Sealcoating?
    Sealcoating can help prevent further damage and deterioration, but it will not fill in potholes or repair significant pavement damage. If potholes are not repaired prior to sealcoating, the sealcoating material may not adhere properly to the surface of the pavement, reducing its effectiveness and longevity.
  • Will Sealcoating Cover Stains On The Pavement?
    Yes, sealcoating can help cover stains on your pavement to some extent, depending on the severity and type of stain. If you have stains or discolorations, you may want to clean the pavement or consider other methods to remove the stains before sealcoating.
  • How Often Is Sealcoating Needed?
    The frequency of sealcoating your pavement depends on several factors, such as the condition of the pavement, weather and climatic conditions, and the amount of vehicular and foot traffic the pavement receives.
  • What Are The Steps For Sealcoating?
    Here are some general steps that asphalt Sealcoating contractors typically follow to prepare for a sealcoating project. Here are a few – inspection, cleaning, crack preparation, applying the materials, and letting the sealcoat dry.
  • Will Sealcoating Cover Spider Cracks on the Pavement?
    Spider cracks are generally small cracks that spread out from a central point, creating a spider web-like pattern on the pavement surface. Sealcoating forms a smooth, protective layer over the pavement surface, which can hide or reduce the visibility of spider cracks, particularly if the cracks are small and shallow.

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