We at Texan Paving have more than two decades of combined experience helping customers throughout Central Texas preserve their property’s asphalt by applying a sealcoat. This preventative maintenance can extend the life of pavement and help home and business owners save money in the long run. Doing the job correctly and helping customers save money is what has made Texan Paving the asphalt contractor of choice in Austin, TX throughout the years.
The primary reason to sealcoating an asphalt pavement is to protect the pavement from the deteriorating effects of sun and water. When an asphalt pavement is exposed to sun, wind and water, the asphalt hardens, or oxidizes. This causes the pavement to become more brittle. As a result, the pavement will crack because it is unable to bend and flex when exposed to traffic and temperature changes. Sealcoating combats this situation by providing a waterproof membrane which not only slows down the oxidation process but also helps the pavement to shed water, preventing it from entering the base material.
A secondary benefit of sealcoating is an increase in the surface friction it provides. This is accomplished by the additional texture the cover aggregate adds to the pavement. With time, traffic begins to wear the fine material from an asphalt pavement surface. This result in a condition referred to as raveling. When enough of the fine material is worn off the pavement surface, traffic is driving mostly on the course aggregate. As these aggregate particles begin to become smooth and polished, the roadway may become slippery, making it difficult to stop quickly. A sealcoat increases the pavement texture and increases the surface friction properties.
Once we have verified that a sealcoat will be effective for your pavement, our team will get to work. If there are any cracks in the pavement, we will have to repair them before the process can begin. We will then apply a liquid coal tar emulsion over the surface of the pavement. The procedure of applying the seal coating and allowing it to dry and cure is usually done within a few mobilizations, depending on the size and layout of your lot. Not only will you dramatically extend the life of the asphalt, but you will greatly reduce the amount of money you would otherwise have to put toward future asphalt maintenance costs.
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At Texan Paving, our goal is to help our customers achieve their objectives quickly and affordably. We are committed to completing every project with professionalism and integrity. In addition to sealcoating, we can also assist you with new pavement, overlays, and striping. To learn more about our services or to get an estimate for your project today, please fill out our online form or call us today for a free sealcoating quote. We look forward to hearing from you!
Cedar Park, Texas is one of the fastest growing cities in Texas. Folks are friendly. Businesses are thriving. Residents are happy to call Cedar Park ‘home’. There is so much going on around here that tourists are calling Cedar Park a favorite vacation spot. We have concerts, sports, shows, parks, shopping, dining.. You name it, it’s here.
Cedar Park wasn’t always such a ‘happening’ place, though. This city was founded by a handful of courageous – and determined – pioneers. They endured countless hardships and challenges to build the city we know as Cedar Park. The name “Cedar Park” was the third name for the area, first known as Running Brushy and then Brueggerhoff. It was bestowed upon the area by Emmett Cluck, the son of George Washington and Harriet (Hattie) Cluck. This appellation was announced in 1887. Though the times have changed, that pioneering spirit has been passed on to us through remnants of history.
This site is a monument to the history of Cedar Park, its past, its people and its future. From historical photo galleries, collections, videos and documents to local resources and an interactive timeline, there’s something for everyone here. Photos used within this website were used courtesy of the City of Cedar Park and Cedar Park Heritage Society. Before you go, be sure to share your history with us, too.
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