Some Things You Should Know About Driveway Sealing

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Important Facts About Driveway Sealing

Searing heat, UV rays, and substances such as grease, oil and petrol can cause premature wear to your driveway.  Without protection, your driveway can become a crumbling and uneven mess.  But with one phone call and an easy solution like driveway sealing you can avoid these issues, and Ultimate Seal will do all the hard work for you.

 

What is Driveway Sealing?

Driveway sealer is installed on top of your existing driveway and acts as a protective barrier against water, stains, chemicals and the elements.  There are different types of sealers available depending on the composition of your driveway.

Not only does driveway sealing protect and extend the life of your driveway, it’s also entirely possible to change your driveways appearance.  A wide range of coloured tints and coating options are available.

 

How Much Does It Cost?
The length and width of your driveway mostly determine the cost of repairs.  If it’s damaged extensively, it will need to be repaved.  If only smaller spots need repairing, then you will pay less to fill in the cracks or repave a portion.  If you driveway is hilly or curved, repairs will be expensive.

 

It’s far more cost effective to reseal your driveway to ensure its protection.  This can modernize the look of your driveway and protect it for several years.  With a cement or asphalt driveway, simply resealing it can repair small cracks and chips.

 

How Long Does It Take?

Ultimate Seal are unique from other sealing companies because they high pressure clean your driveway one day and seal it the next.  The underlying surface needs to dry for 24 hours to ensure no moisture is trapped underneath the sealer.  By doing this, the maximum life cycle of your new sealer is easily reached.

 

If the surface is not allowed to dry before the sealer is laid, it can result in a cloudy looking finish.  This scenario also greatly reduces the performance of the sealer.  The colour used is mixed into the sealer and works to penetrate your concrete surface.  This differs from paint, which peels and flakes over time and with increased use.

 

 

Can I Do It Myself Or Should I Hire A Professional?

Sealing your driveway yourself is one of the messiest jobs you can possibly do.  No matter what steps you take to protect yourself, it’s also guaranteed that you will get covered in the product.  It’s also worth knowing that the job isn’t actually that easy to do yourself, despite what various home sealer product salesmen would have you believe.

 

By getting Ultimate Seal carry out your driveway sealing, you’re not only guaranteed a high quality job that will last, but you’re not left to deal with waste products and mess.  Free up your time and put your mind at ease knowing you’ll get a finished product that you’ll be delighted with, and will last for years to come.

 

Is your driveway looking tired?  Call Ultra Seal to discover how they can transform it on 0449 570 540 or email enquiries@ultimateseal.com.au