FAQ

What is Sealcoating?

Sealcoating is a process in which coal tar emulsion is used over an asphalt pavement . The asphalt in your driveway can deteriorate due to exposure from the sun, or removal of snow in the winter. Pavement seal coating is done for both improving the look of the pavement along with the property it is on, as well as extending the life of the pavement.

What is the difference between paving & sealcoating?

Paving is the process of adding a layer of asphalt over your existing asphalt or stone. Sealcoating is a liquid that is usually brushed or sprayed over your existing driveway.

When can I drive on my new seal coated driveway?

Every Situation Varies on factors like weather and environment, but as a rule of thumb you should stay off the drive for at least 2 to 3 days to allow the sealcoating time to properly cure so that it doesn’t track onto adjoining areas or scuff. Rainy days cause the product even longer to cure.

Should I sealcoat my driveway often?

Sealcoating a surface too often is not necessary unless it gets a lot of traffic or exposure to the weather. Every 2-3 years you should evaluate your property and see if it needs sealcaoting, or when it starts to look ‘dry’.

How much does asphalt paving cost?

The Cost of asphalt installation depends on the condition of the existing area, required ground work, and square footage of the property. To get a quick and free estimate.Click here.

What happens if I dont fill in the cracks in my asphalt?

Unsealed cracks will lead to more cracks, spidering, alligator cracks, and pot holes. These will expand and inevitably turn into major pavement failure which will result in costly repair in the future. You can repair this using Hot Crack Filling. Click here to see a video on hot to fix cracks on your driveway.

What locations/areas do we serve?

We Serve The capital district and surrounding areas which include Albany, Altamont , Ballston Spa, Ballston Lake,Berne, Bethlehem, Coeymans, Cohoes, Colonie, Clifton Park, Halfmoon, Green island, Guilderland, Knox, Latham, Menands, Malta, Niskayuna , New Scotland, Ravena, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Scotia, Schenectady, Voorheesville, Watervliet, Waterford, Westerlo and many more.





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SMITH'S 783SEAL
Paving & Seal Coating

776 D Watervliet Shaker Rd.
Latham NY 12110
518-783-SEAL(7325)

Smith's 783Seal serves the entire New York Capital District and surrounding areas which include Albany, Altamont , Ballston spa, Ballston Lake, Berne, Bethlehem, Coeymans, Cohoes, Colonie, Clifton Park, Halfmoon, Green island, Guilderland, Knox, Latham, Menands, Malta, Niskayuna , New scotland, Ravena, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Scotia, Schenectady, Voorheesville, Watervliet, Waterford, Westerlo and more. We provide sealcoating, and paving services for residential driveways and commerical parking lots.

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