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Do oil stains need to be removed before resealing an asphalt driveway?

Always
40%
In most cases
42%
In some cases
4%
Not sure
12%
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Question: Do oil stains need to be removed before resealing an asphalt driveway?
Top Answer (42% of 49 votes): In most cases.

Answer: In most cases
Explanation: During the "prep" phase we look at stains to determine if they need cleaning for good adhesion
WAMCO Asphalt Maintenance
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: If it is heavily soiled it would be good idea to get it pressure washed and there is Material that is provided by our company for oil stain .
A & J's Sealcoating
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Clean and scrub area and apply slurry seal
United asphalt and construction
ProMatcher
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Primer works best
Prestigious Asphalt & Concrete llc
Answer: Always
Explanation: Oil stains need to be spot primed solar asphalt sealer can adhere to the driveway
Cincy Sealcoating Plus
Answer: Always
Explanation: Yes oil stains should be cleaned and primed before resealing any Asphalt or it will bleed thru the sealer.
CPR Asphalt Maintenance
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: Yes with a Degreaser in you scrub the spot with a hard bristle brush and wipe it up and hold it off and do it again if need be
HAMMER & SONS CONSTRUCTION
Answer: Always
Explanation: If oil is not removed it will not stick to the driveway.
Aj and son asphalt specialist
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: If they are fresh oil stains ? Yes, but older ones cause no harm.
Clay Campbell Pavement Maintenance
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: Oil spots. Need. A. Primer. For. Proper. Adhesion of new sealcoat application
NICHOLS ASPHALT
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: They need to be treated with a primer, or heated prior to coating.
PC Paving Llc.
Answer: Always
Explanation: We always clean our oil spots with a torch to dry it up and primer before we seal it . If you know a car has a oil or gas leak , put a piece of cardboard or a old rug under it so it don't contact the asphalt .
Corrigan Paving
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: If not it could bleed through the sealer
Mullins Asphalt Paving
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Depends on the projecb
J. Worden & Sons Paving L.L.C.
Answer: Always
Explanation: Water based sealer won't adhere to oil.
Chance 2 Sealcoat
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: In most cases it blends in.
Mr blacktop
Answer: Always
Explanation: Oil stains should always be removed or minimized in order for the sealer to fully bond.
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When is the best time of year to reseal an asphalt driveway?Top answer: Late spring or early summer

Will rain damage the driveway sealer if it has not fully dried yet?Top answer: Yes

How long do I have to stay off my driveway after it is resealed?Top answer: 24 hours

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