frequently asked questions page 2

1. Park in different locations. Don’t park in the same spot during the 6-12 months as your asphalt is curing.

2. Do not turn your steering wheel back & forth when your is not in motion. This will leave visible marks on your new blacktop.

3. Avoid using jacks stands or car ramps.

4. Excessive weight from large, heavy vehicles can make depressions in your asphalt, so keep any heavy trucks (like oil & concrete) off your new driveway.

5. Place plywood under the tongue jack and tires when storing campers or trailers for an extended period of time.

6. Beware of bicycle and motorcycle kick-stands or pointed high-heals shoes. They exert weight on concentrated areas and will create holes
in your new asphalt.

7. Avoid driving along the edges on your new driveway as they are the weakest part and may crumble.

8. Gasoline, oil, anti-freeze, power steering and transmission fluid spills should be avoided.

9. It is normal for your driveway to look smoother in some areas than in others due to the different mixtures of stone, sand and liquid asphalt.

10. To preserve you new asphalt paving, it’s advisable to seal coat it after it has been paved. Do not seal too soon of it could cause damage. The best time to seal is after it has been paved and then every 2-3 years thereafter.