Blacktop in Claymont, Delaware

Whether you are looking to install a new blacktop driveway in Claymont, enhance your property with a walking path or reseal a blacktop parking lot, you have come to the right place. Tom McDonald Contracting has been in the blacktop and asphalt business for over 31 years and has earned a solid reputation as a local favorite for Claymont blacktop repairs and installations. If you are looking for a top-notch team who arrives on time, does quality work and cleans up fully before leaving, you just found them!


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Blacktop Sealing in Claymont  Delaware by Tom McDonald ContractingClaymont Blacktop vs Asphalt

What is blacktop anyway, and how is it different from asphalt? Both asphalt and blacktop surfaces are made by mixing two primary ingredients: crushed stone and bitumen (a petroleum based material commonly used in roofing shingles).

The difference between the two is found in the quantity of each ingredient used in the mixing. Asphalt is used most frequently for high traffic roadways, frequently traveled by heavy trucks, and contains a much higher percentage of bitumen. Blacktop surfaces in Claymont are more commonly installed for residential driveways, bike paths and small commercial projects. It contains a higher percentage of crushed stones and much less bitumen. Tom McDonald Contracting specializes in sealing blacktop in Claymont and asphalt throughout the area. Call (302) 219-7939 for a great price to seal yours!


Benefits of Blacktop Sealcoating in Claymont

Many homeowners ask us if concrete or blacktop is a better material to use on a driveway surface. It often comes down to personal preference. Concrete as a material for driveways and walkways does have its advantages. Although often more expensive to install, concrete can be more attractive, especially when stamped concrete is used to create interesting designs. However, concrete cracks and chips and is not as easily repaired and maintained.  

Blacktop surfaces are heated to a high temperature during the mixing stage. Blacktop can withstand harsh temperatures and weather conditions, and it tends to be more durable than concrete. Although it also cracks and chips as a result of harsh weather conditions, Claymont blacktop is easy to maintain, because it can be repaired and resealed season after season at a fairly low cost. If you are thinking about refinishing your blacktop in Claymont, call the pros at Tom McDonald Contracting at (302) 219-7939 for a free quote.


Claymont's Blacktop Sealing Professionals

The professionals at Tom McDonald Contracting believe in specializing a few services, and doing them right. We are proud to offer superb blacktop sealing in Claymont. It is our specialty, and the difference shows. Our process for sealing blacktop surfaces has been honed and refined over 31 years. One thing remains constant: our commitment to providing exceptional service at a fair price.

The Tom McDonald Contracting sealcoating process includes:

  • Professionally blow clean the asphalt surface
  • Edge the vegetation to minimize over spray and create a clean finish
  • Fill cracks with crushed asphalt
  • Apply crack sealant
  • Apply oil-based seal coat for a durable finish

Call for quality asphalt and Claymont blacktop seal coating. We'll get the job done right!

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