Driveways are under constant attack from weeds, sun, rain, vehicles, age and just general wear and tear. If you have an asphalt driveway, it may at first seem difficult to repair, as asphalt is normally applied hot when new.
However, you can repair asphalt (often misspelled ashfelt) with paint on bitumen products that you apply when cold. You can also match the textured finish, by adding similar sized aggregate to the bitumen if necessary.
The image above shows a freshly painted (with bitumen) asphalt driveway. As with all asphalt driveways, the colour will lighten with age.
Topics Subsidence:Overloading:Prevention:Tools & Materials Required:The Repair:Notes (Hints & Tips): Subsidence: Subsidence is often where the surface below the asphalt is weakened by: Erosion.Or, the ground (substrate) under the asphalt covering, […]
Common Asphalt (Tarmac) Driveway Defects:
Common driveway defects can be split into the following groups: