The Actual Process to Blacktop Driveway Installation


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September 12, 2017 in Blog

What does blacktop mean?

The word Blacktop and asphalt are typically used synonymously. Asphalt and blacktop are mostly used when referring to the substances that are used for finishing roads and driveway installations, but most people considers asphalt and blacktop as the same thing. These two materials are mostly identical, however blacktop is used for residential driveways while asphalt is commonly and mostly used for commercial purpose like roads, racetracks and parking lots.


Process to blacktop driveway installation:

Listed below are the actual process to blacktop driveway installation.

  • Step1:

Clean your driveway thoroughly with a very high-powered hose.

  • Step2:

Allow the driveway dry thoroughly if wet.

  • Step3:

Fill any cracks if there is any.

  • Step4:

Clean the driveway by sweeping the driveway clear of any debris or fallen leaves.

  • Step5:

Apply the sealer. Pour the sealer on the top of the driveway. Use a brush applicator to spread a thinly, and even coat of sealer across the surface in an arc motion. Walk down the driveway, spread the sealer across the driveway installation. Take an extra care with the point where you have filled in the cracks (if there is any) to a smooth surface.


  • Step 6

Block off the driveway, when finished, allowing it to dry for 24 hours.


Then you are good to go………………


Why is Cannon Driveway and Patios the best choice for blacktop driveway installation?


  • Most experienced paving contractor.
  • Over 30 years combined experience
  • Delivering professional residential and commercial services.
  • Affordable service price.
  • Exceptional customer service


As a leading paving contractor in Morris County New Jersey, we are here to make blacktop paving installation quick, simple and clear. We understand the fact that the Blacktop Paving industry and process is a new concept, and it is unknown to most people. So, our commitment to give you all of the information you will need in order to understand the process and make the correct and right decision.






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