How Often Should You Get Your Driveway Sealed?


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There is no strict rule on how often a driveway should be sealed; experts suggest somewhere between annually and every 10 years. The appropriate frequency for sealing depends upon the type of material that the driveway is made out of, as well as the climate where it is located.

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For asphalt driveways, contractors recommend sealing as regularly as yearly, or as infrequently as every 10 years. The correct sealing frequency for the driveway depends largely on climate; when there is ongoing freezing and thawing or very high temperatures then, sealing the driveway closer to yearly is suggested. For asphalt driveways that are sturdier, the sealing recommendation is as few as every five years or longer if the climate is moderate.

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