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It has been at least 10 years since I last repaved my asphalt driveway. It is in pretty good condition for the most part. I have resealed it every fall, which has been largely effective. There are a few cracks here and there, but they can be sealed using some driveway patch from Home Depot.
In the winter here in the Northeast, due to snow, ice, rain, and salting, the roadways take a beating. My driveway is no exception. I have some low spots near the road and it needs to be repaired.
So I decided to do some repairs to my cracked driveway. This article will show you how I did it and how you can too.
For an area approximately 20 feet wide by 3 feet deep, the total cost of materials was about $300.
The labor took about one week, adding up to around 20 hours in total.
Note: Perform this while repair on a sunny hot day to help the settling and to seal the underground pockets of air.
For some cracks, it is better to seal using a rope. This requires the use of a blow torch. You can buy the rope seal at Home Depot. This will prevent water from seeping into the ground and causing additional damage. Here are some photos...
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