Most contractors know that their toughest job-related decision is how to interpret weather conditions. If it is raining, the answer, unlike the sky, is clear – for the moment anyways. However, are you missing a window of opportunity if you call off all work for the entire day? Making the wrong decision costs both time and money.

In 2011, the first and only weather indicator scale for the pavement industry. The free, dynamic DAFscale.com website analyzes several critical weather factors needed for successful application of sealer and traffic paint and translates them into a simplified, color-coded rating or 0 to 10 for any 5-digit US zip code.