It will look nice! Sealcoating gives your property a uniformly black color that many people find very attractive. When you examine the surface, however, you will still be able to see areas that have been crack filled or patched due to the different texture of the asphalt. Worn asphalt that has been previously sealcoated has [...]
We will use a cold pour crack fill to fill significant cracks. We define significant as cracks of roughly ½" or more wide. In general, if the asphalt has extensive alligatoring, you will still be able to see the random cracks through the sealcoat.
You should not be doing sealcoating of your surfaces too often unless it gets a lot of traffic or exposure to the weather. Typically a property should be sealcoated every 3 or 4 years or when it starts to look dry.
Sealcoating is a process similar to painting your house. The asphalt in your driveway can deteriorate due to exposure from the sun, heavy traffic or oil spills. The sealcoating process consists of applying an asphalt or coal tar emulsion to help protect the asphalt from weather elements.