Improve and renovating your home can be done in many ways, you can simply improving your interior design, replacing your flooring, or you can simply repair your blacktop asphalt driveway in front of your home. Asphalt driveway can be damaged because of pressure, weather and many other causes and creates smaller cracks or a hole in the asphalt. This crack and hole (or usually called pot holes) can be dangerous for your car and your kids, especially when your kids are regularly playing in your driveway. Today, I will provide you information about how to prepare driveway for repairs and make your driveway is as good as new.
The first step is clean around the damaged areas. You may use stiff bristled broom and sweep them properly, or you can use water to clean your asphalt driveway. After that you can remove and clean vegetation that might grow on the pothole. You can burn them or you can pick vegetation by your hands.
The next step is start repairing the asphalt driveway. You can simply purchase cold asphalt from nearest home depot or home improvement store for pretty competitive prices. Alternatively, you can purchase pothole tampers. You can start by simply filling the hole with dirt and put the cold asphalt on top of them. After that you might need to use vibrating plate compactor or pothole tamper to fit the cold asphalt on your current driveway. For small cracks, you might need to purchase alligator patch and asphalt squeegee to fill the cracks. All you need to do is pour additional material as needed until every crack is filled.
Alternatively, you can use Jet-Seal to get the best and fastest way to repair and sealcoating your driveway. This way, you will be able to get the best result for your driveway.