How to Repair Asphalt Driveway

Asphalt driveways must be maintained. Minor damage quickly becomes major and nothing says neglect like a cracked and broken driveway with weeds creeping up through the cracks. For asphalt driveway repair all cracks and potholes must be filled in before sealing. To fill cracks use a rubberized asphalt-emulsion crack filler, applied with a caulking gun or polyurethane crack repair in a cartridge. Fill in potholes using a cold asphalt mix or polyurethane pothole repair material. Once the cracks and potholes are filled and dried, mist the driveway with water. Then use an acrylic driveway sealer to coat the entire driveway. Last, remove all excess sealer, using a brush or squeegee.