Archive for the 'Do It Yourself' Category

Weather related questions – asphalt driveway sealer

March 31st, 2009 by Douglas

With the spring season in full bloom, the most common questions that I get ask about temperatures. What should the temperature be to put down driveway sealer? The simple answer is above 50 degrees. The long answer is that the temperature should not dip below 50 degrees in a 24 hour period. As a general […]

Prepping your driveway – asphalt driveway sealer

March 26th, 2009 by Douglas

Putting down driveway sealer yourself can be a hard job, but if it is done properly it can give your driveway a beautiful finish that can last a few years. The most important key to the whole process is preparation. The highest quality driveway sealer in the world will simply not hold up on a […]

The Dilemma: Do It Yourself or Hire a Contractor?

March 15th, 2009 by Douglas

This is a question that many homeowners face when it comes to their asphalt driveway. It only compounds itself when you consider the state of the economy. Most people set out to do it themselves to save some money, but they do not know the true costs of the job in comparison to what it […]