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How do you maintain Hot Tar Chip Sealing ?
Hot Tar Chip is relatively maintenance free with no top coatings needed and few repairs.
Can you Hot Tar Chip Seal any surface ?
Hot Tar Chip Seal can be put down over any good solid based foundation or over an existing blacktop or concrete surface.
Why should I choose Hot Tar Chip Seal instead of Blacktop or Concrete ?
The first and most Important reason Hot Tar Chip Seal is a better choice than Blacktop or Concrete is because it is very cost effective and does the same job as Blacktop at about half the price of asphalt and about a third of what concrete can cost, also like stated above it is practically maintenance free Hot Tar Chip also gives better traction, every surface can be slippery due to water from sprinkler systems, rain, snow, ice or oil leaks and should be treated for these conditions as needed but unlike Blacktop or Concrete Hot Tar Chip Seal has a rough surface and can provide traction for your foot or tire verses Blacktop & Concrete.
Can Chip Seal be plowed ?
Yes, To snow plow a Hot Tar Chip Sealed surface simply raise the blade up 1 inch
Hot Tar Chip Sealing is one of the oldest and most successful methods of road surfacing,
Hot Tar is sprayed down and washed rock is spread over it and locked into place with a large roller, this process is nothing new it has been around for over 100 years virtually every asphalt roadway or highway built in America before 1930 was Tar & Chip and many secondary county roads are still paved using the Hot Tar & Chip Seal method it's more affordable, lasts a long time and requires less maintenance than an asphalt paved surface !
What does Chip Seal look like
Hot Tar Chip Seal lets you keep that rural graveled country road look while having the convenience
of not having to re-rock it every year or deal with dust, dirt and mud !,