What Is Sealcoating?

What Is Sealcoating? Sealcoating applies a protective layer to shield the surface against oils, water, moisture and UV rays.  Seal coating offers a slip resistant top with a shiny black finish that not only smooths out your parking or driveway but also makes it look good.   Sealcoats are basically bituminous based products or acrylics.  This liquid formulation when combined…

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Paving Questions and Answers

Paving Questions and Answers 1. A crack is just a crack, right? What if I don’t fill that crack this year? Is that really such a big deal? 2. How long can I expect my pavement to last? What’s normal? How long with regular maintenance? During the first 75% of a pavement’s life cycle, it performs well and to untrained…

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Life Cycle Of Pavement

Discussing the Life Cycle of Your Asphalt Pavement Asphalt is an engineered product and it has a predictable “Life Cycle.” The normal life expectancy of asphalt pavement is about 20-30 years, when properly engineered and constructed. This can be streets, highways, parking lots or home driveways. Of course, there are exception to every rule and theory. Some parking lots will fail…

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Why Asphalt Pavement Deteriorates – And How Sealcoating Protects

Protect your Investment In Asphalt Pavement – Why Asphalt Pavement Deteriorates Properly designed and constructed asphalt pavements rarely deteriorate from the traffic. Surface wear is primarily caused by weathering, oxidation and destructive softening effects of gasoline, oils and de-icers. Our sealing application is specifically formulated to shield against the harmful elements that lead to surface deterioration. Extend the life of your…

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Driveway Specifications For Asphalt Paving

Driveway Specifications The specification that many cities use for driveway construction is 4-inch minimum of compacted stone base and a 2-inch minimum of asphalt. However, some cities will require a minimum of 6” of stone and 4” of asphalt.


Paving Of Driveway E Prospect St York PA 17403

Driveway Paving in the 1100 Block of  E Prospect St York PA 17403 This customer decided it was time to put in asphalt paving leading from the street to their garage.   Having a paved driveway is nice in the winter for shoveling.  It is hard to use a snow blower on stones. We made it perfectly flush where is…

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Sealcoating Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions About Sealcoating What is Sealcoating? Sealcoating is a means of protection against destructive elements. It protects your driveway from environmental deterioration as well as petrochemicals from leaking vehicles. Sealcoating and crack filling are often misunderstood. Many people believe their driveway will be smooth and level and the cracks will not longer be visible after sealcoating. This may…

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Driveway Paving Livingston Rd York PA 17404

Driveway Paving on Livingston Rd York PA 17404 We had a customer in the Fireside development off Rt 30 and Pennsylvania Ave whose driveway had out lived it’s usefulness. After we removed the old driveway and hauled away the old asphalt pavement.  We graded the stone base. We compacted the stone base.  Link everything in life, it all starts with…

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Paving Checklist To Select The Right Paving and Seal Coating Contractor

Paving Checklist To Select The Right Paving and Seal Coating Contractor Contractor should be licensed to work in your town if required by village. Check references of other work done in your area. Ask your village building department if they can recommend any contractors. Is contractor performing work himself or “subbing it out” to another contractor? If your driveway is…

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John Parachuk Paving
25 Fox Meadow Dr
Abbottstown, PA 17301
Call 717-577-7329

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