Cracks in asphalt driveway

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Old 12-28-15, 02:14 PM
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Cracks in asphalt driveway

Hi, what is the best way to treat small cracks in an asphalt driveway?I would think hot tar or something.
 
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Big box stores sell specific crack repair products for asphalt driveways.
 
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Old 12-29-15, 05:24 AM
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The reason for the cracks is a poorly layed base. All you can do is patch and fill. Don't expect a permanent fix.
 
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Old 12-29-15, 06:43 AM
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Thanks, I realize they do just not sure how well they work.
 
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Old 12-29-15, 04:23 PM
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Most all of them work relatively well. The main idea is to prevent freezing water (ice) to get into cracks and expand, crumble and deteriorate the surface and what there is of the base.

Every year I repair cracks with filler and then seal the driveway. Usually in the fall so that I get best protection during winter.
 
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We had so many cars/trucks turning in our driveway to make a u-turn.
After repairing the end of the driveway twice in 3 years
I added a polymer that gave the asphalt extra strength.
We found some fake spikes called "Drivewayspikes"
They stopped all of it.
One problem we did have was the Sheriff was called.He laughed
 
 

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