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How Much Does It Cost To Seal Asphalt Paving?

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$409
Typical Range
$227 - $594
Low End
$130
High End
$1,200

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Asphalt paving can be more durable than alternatives like gravel or concrete and you will have fewer erosion problems in the rain and snow. But if your asphalt paving is older, sealing it is a preventative measure to make it last longer. There are a few different factors that will affect the price of asphalt sealing.

Size of Paved Area

The length and width of your paved area will have the greatest affect on the cost of sealing it. There will be more cost in the sealant and in the labor to do the job.

Sealing Prep

Asphalt sealing cannot take place until any cracks or crevices in your driveway or other paved area have been filled or repaired. If the asphalt is severely cracked or damaged, this repair process will be more extensive and costly.

Cleaning the Driveway

Before sealing your driveway or other asphalt area, it must be thoroughly cleaned of any oil, dirt or debris. You can most likely clean the driveway yourself, but if it is terribly dirty, oily or filled with debris it might require a professional power washing to get it clean enough to take the sealant. This is a factor that could add to your costs

Warning for New Driveways

Do NOT seal a new asphalt driveway! An asphalt driveway should be a minimum of 6 months old prior to sealing. This is important as new driveways have too much oil on the surface which will result in the sealer not bonding properly.
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Dan & Erma Bel-Tempo More than 1 year ago
I think you can just call and give a price.
MIKE ORLANDO More than 1 year ago
Should have a calculator for SF
Yvette Reid 12 months ago
Very helpful regarding need to carefully clean driveway and inspect for any cracks.
Marianne Lerner More than 1 year ago
Our driveway is very short

Jerry Durtsche More than 1 year ago
It would be nice to know what the best rated sealer product on the market is used by professional sealer companies especially in wet areas like south Louisiana.
John Bencheck More than 1 year ago
Will wait until I hear from some of the vendors
Pete Rolando More than 1 year ago
Haven't had mine in long enough. Have to wait until spring,
larry lewis More than 1 year ago
Very helpful - notation to wait at least 6 months on new driveway cancelled project requirement.
Ruth Nimmer More than 1 year ago
This page was very helpful in selecting a supplier for my project.

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