Especially in Ottawa, driveways that go without regular sealing become far more than just an eyesore. Your front drive is the first thing that people see when they come to your home. To potential buyers, this can have a massive impact on their impression of its value.
Every city has a different set of circumstances that make life easier or harder on your driveway. A driveway is going to age considerably better in a climate with consistent temperature and humidity than in a city with unpredictable weather patterns. Ottawa is a great city for many things, but unfortunately not for driveways. Because of rapidly fluctuating temperatures and rampant salt use, in Ottawa driveways require more frequent re-sealing. How often? Read on to find out. Continue reading “How Often Should You Seal Your Driveway in Ottawa?”
We hear it all the time. Why pay for a service to come out and seal your driveway when the materials and tools are available off the shelf? A totally legitimate question, but those asking it rarely truly investigate. The fact of the matter that there are a number of good reasons why you ought to elect for the professional treatment as opposed to the DIY route. Continue reading “The Difference Between Sealant Types”
Asphalt is prone to cracks and crumbling as it expands and contracts, so a certain amount of that is expected over the course of a driveway’s life. But how do you know when cracking and crumbling warrants a re-sealing? Letting things go too long exposes you to the potential of a partial or complete re-paving of your driveway, but you also don’t want to pay for resealing too frequently. Find out exactly when a re-sealing is warranted with ProSeal Asphalt. Continue reading “How to Know When to Reseal Your Driveway”
With Winter fast approaching, we’ve entered the awkward transition between fall and winter known to bring freeze-thaw cycles. To Ottawa residents, this is the worst time of year for your driveway. Every thaw allows moisture, salt, and chemicals to penetrate your driveway; and every freeze causes them to expand, leading to cracks and crumbling. Fortunately, ProSeal is here to help. Continue reading “Driveway Repair Ottawa – Winter Ready Your Driveway”