Can you seal a driveway when it is wet?

Q: Can my driveway be wet before it's sealed? No, it can't. Driveway sealer cannot adhere to wet surfaces, so your drive must not be wet 24 hours before sealing. Make sure your lawn sprinklers are turned off and do not have your lawn treated within one week prior to sealing.
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How much does it cost to get a driveway sealed?

In the east, the average cost for driveway sealing is typically between $.10-$.16 per square foot. So for a 1000 sq. ft. driveway it will cost between $100-$160. In the upper-midwest, many driveway contractors charge per 1000 sq. ft., typically between $85-$100 per 1000 sq. ft. with a minimum charge of $100.
  • How much does it cost to have an asphalt driveway sealed?

    The average sealcoating cost for an asphalt parking lot with either asphalt or coal tar emulsion pavement sealer ranges from $0.14 - $0.25 per square foot.
  • How much did it cost you to get your driveway sealed?

    Most contractors are going to figure the job by the driveway size. Now that you have the square footage, here are some figures. In the east, the average cost for driveway sealing is typically between $.10-$.16 per square foot. So for a 1000 sq. ft. driveway it will cost between $100-$160.
  • How long do you have to stay off of a sealed driveway?

    Explanation: During the summer months of May through August we recommend staying off the driveway with vehicles for 48 hours. After September 1st allow 72 hours or more depending on the temperature. Driveway sealer will dry like paint from the top down. It may feel dry on the surface but may still be wet underneath.

Updated: 26th September 2018

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