How to take care of your tarmacked pavements

by | Oct 14, 2016 | Business

Tarmac is very long lasting and it is easy to maintain. That explains why many people prefer to use tarmac for their roads. There are some tactics that you can employ to your road to make them last for longer;

* After road tarmacing in Didcot, allow your road to rest for about three days without traffic passing on it. In a normal circumstance, it will take 6 to 12 months for your road to be hardened and cure.

* Tarmac becomes soft once exposed to heat and hardens when the temperature falls. Watering the tarmac when the weather is hot ensures that it not affected by the heat. At times, soapsuds appear when you water the surface; do not be frightened as it is a sign of the normal reaction between the chlorine in water and the diesel fuel.

* If you have a tarmac driveway, make sure you do not park at the same place every day. The place may become depressed over time.

* Road tarmacing in Didcot is adapted on all roads including highways because tarmac is very tough and lasts for a long period of time. However, heavy vehicles can damage it over time. Set a standard for the acceptable weight.

* Avoid oil, anti-freeze, gasoline and other oil spills on the surface of the tarmac. It can damage the surfaces.

* If you use it for your pavements, seal off the surface 6-12 months after paving. Do not rush to seal the surface as t may lead to damages on your pavements. The sealing protects water, antifreeze, grease and road salts damages.

Do you want your tarmac surfaces to last for long? Then you need to take care of them. Hazell & Jefferies Ltd are experts in tarmacing. Call us for any question to do with tarmacing.

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