[fancy_header]Why DIY Asphalt Driveway Sealing is NOT the answer[/fancy_header]
You’re ready for asphalt driveway sealing or put in a little asphalt patch. You’re thinking, “I would rather do it myself than to pay a guy to mess with my asphalt driveway!” Or perhaps you’re thinking it will be more cost-effective for your household. Well, you’re likely going to pay anywhere from $50-$150 or more for the materials, and that’s only if your asphalt driveway holds around 4-6 cars or less. The asphalt driveway sealing material you’re about to purchase has likely been sitting on a shelf for a while and has lost the freshness it needs. On top of that, the advertisements claiming 4, 7, even 10 years of life for your asphalt driveway sealing are not always accurate and true. You have probably already experienced that if you’ve bought into the ads on the asphalt driveway sealer buckets. Sure you might have some spots on your asphalt driveway that still have a little bit of that “long lasting” sealer left, but the coat is not consistent across the surface area. You’re not going to find a company or product willing to guarantee their asphalt driveway sealing for over 3+ years and actually mean it.
Asphalt Driveway Sealing usually lasts about 2-3 years. Xsealer Asphalt Maintenance LLC is always willing to guarantee your asphalt driveway sealing for 2 years of life. When considering asphalt driveway sealing you have to make sure you’re getting the right material. Our material is industrial grade (we use the same asphalt driveway sealer for parking lots). If you’re not getting the right material a number of consequences may follow: 1) Your asphalt driveway sealing will disintegrate rather quickly, 2) Your asphalt sealer will look discolored and inconsistent, possibly with spotted areas and bad streaking, (see image below) 3) Your driveway may be damaged by negative additives meant to save the asphalt sealcoating company some money, i.e. gas, water, mineral spirits, etc., 4) The company you’re in touch with could be making a temporary pass through your neighborhood, just to make a few sales and move to the next area or even state. That last one can be the most dangerous.
If you don’t know someone, especially door-to-door salesmen, ask them some pressing questions like, “What is your website address?,” “What area do you work out of?,” “Do you have any local references?” Now, we’re not saying that all door-to-door salesmen are bad guys, but in the asphalt paving and sealcoating industry and other home improvement industries you have to be careful who you deal with. We do door-to-door sales as well, but we’re not the pressing, pressure-sales type. So validate who you’re dealing with. If someone is pressing you to finish the job within a day or so, they’re likely in a hurry to move on to the next area. They’re not worried about quality and they’ll promise the world. These types of guys are much more likely to do a poor job, cut the material, change their number, and never be heard from again.
If you’re concerned with quality, reputation, and reliability in asphalt driveway sealing, Xsealer Asphalt Maintenance is the company you need to call. Don’t struggle to seal the job on your own. Save yourself the trouble in poor material, time, and energy. We sealcoat hundreds of driveways per year. How many asphalt driveways have you sealed? We expect the average DIY savvy individual has only sealed a driveway about 4-6 times over a 10-15 year period. We probably sealed that many driveways yesterday. You might not trust another company with your driveway, but you can always trust the reliability and quality of XAM, guaranteed!
Call us now at 443-858-8589 for a free quote today. Don’t worry about the hassle of DIY or dealing with another asphalt company. We have the solutions to all of your asphalt driveway problems.