Why Sealcoat Your Surfaces?

The primary benefit of sealcoating pavement is essentially to protect it from the deteriorating effects of the elements and oil/petroleum products. Harsh weather conditions such as wind, rain and water can cause the pavement to oxidize and deteriorate over time, which in turn, will cause it to crumble and crack. This is especially true in the winter time, when water freezes and the freeze-thaw cycle begins to deteriorate the asphalt. This creates tiny cracks, reduces its flexibility and ability to adapt to traffic flow and changes in seasonal temperatures. By sealcoating, the waterproof layer that is installed slows oxidization and stops water from entering the roadbed and decreasing its life span.

Benefits of Sealcoating

  • Exceptional protection against deterioration caused by aging, weather, chemicals and traffic
  • Increased flexibility to allow the asphalt to adapt to weather and traffic changes
  • Slowed oxidization and hardening process
  • Waterproof later keeps moisture out
  • No more brittle, cracked pavement
  • Extended protection and durability
  • Extended lifespan

With over 40 years of experience, Richmond Blacktop is the go-to paving company for Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. Visit our Contact Us page to send us a message with your questions and comments and get a free estimate! If you have already worked with us, be sure to head over to our Testimonials page and leave us a comment describing your experience! We welcome constructive criticism so we can work hard towards serving you better during our next collaboration. We will make sure every project is uniquely customized based on the needs of the client, to ensure a final product that you will be proud to show off.

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