How To DIY Asphalt Resurfacing
Have you been looking for another Do It Yourself skill that you can add to your list?
If you were just into small projects that you do inside the house, asphalt resurfacing may seem challenging to you. But don’t be afraid. Asphalt resurfacing is actually an easy task as long as your driveway is not in a bad condition.
And you know what’s better? Asphalt resurfacing does not cost you much!
If you’re thinking about something wherein you could save a few bucks but still have good results, just keep on reading to know the steps. I assure you, you will get the results you have been hoping for since the start.
First Step: Ready your driveway
Before anything else, you will have to clean properly the driveway. The zone must be free from all the dirt, dust, debris, water, and vegetation. Weeds can also grow from the asphalt so get rid of them first. It will be easier if you will remove it with the use of the sharp angled tip of a triangle shaped garden hoe. The dirt and debris can then be removed with the use of a stiff bristled broom or a leaf blower.
A hose is also a good choice in spraying down the driveway. Whichever of the mentioned methods of cleaning you choose, just see to it that the driveway is completely dry before the fixing. Because asphalt can get into the cracks and trap the moisture.
So if ever you choose to clean with a hose, it has to be on a really sunny day and wait for at least twenty-four hours before restoring.
Second Step: Restoration
Now that it is already free from dirt, you can start filling in the holes and cracks. You can make use …Read More →