Blacktop in Newark, Delaware
Whether you are looking to install a new blacktop driveway in Newark, 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 32 years and has earned a solid reputation as a local favorite for Newark 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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Newark 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 Newark 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 Newark and asphalt throughout the area. Call (302) 219-7939 for a great price to seal yours!
Benefits of Blacktop Sealcoating in Newark
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, Newark 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 Newark, call the pros at Tom McDonald Contracting at (302) 219-7939 for a free quote.
Newark'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 Newark. It is our specialty, and the difference shows. Our process for sealing blacktop surfaces has been honed and refined over 32 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 Newark blacktop seal coating. We'll get the job done right!
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WHAT CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING:
★★★★★ - "Excellent job done by the McDonald brothers and their hard working crew repaving and sealing our large driveway! We highly recommend them!"
Joe and Gail F. in Ocean View, DE2019-07-10
★★★★★ - "Very Very Pleased with the service all the way around, From the very first call I made to the company, to a very professional installation. The gentlemen who performed the installations were very helpful and polite. I could not ask for better service. Also, my home looks much better now !!! Thanks, Guys, You are highly recommended and appreciated!"
Nicholas W., Gutter & Gutter Gaurd Installation in Felton, DE2018-11-19
★★★★★ - "Absolutely the best driveway sealing I have ever had done. Absolute quality. No messes or splatters. Estimate and work completed in 48 hours and everything was made very easy to do business. Worth every dollar spent on it. Will absolutely use them moving forward for all my sealing and paving needs."
Mike in Long Neck, DE
★★★★★ - "I called Mr McDonald for an estimate on gutter guards They came out on time, very professional. I hired them and their work was outstanding, they did a great job; I give them 5 stars"
Tony Taylor in Lewes, DE
★★★★★ - "Michael McDonald came out and put gutter guards on our house we are very pleased prompt service fair price looks great 5s"
Jack brown in Oceanview, DE
★★★★★ - "I had gutter guards put on my house, Michael McDonald was very professional and did a great job- very pleased 5s"
john woods in Oceanview, DE
★★★★★ - "Tom very responsive he was quick to get back."
William M., Paving in Millville, DE2017-05-22
★★★★★ - "Quick response, willing to negotiate, immediate service and nearly done. No mess looks good."
Jerry D'Amura, Sealcoating in Milton, DE
★★★★★ - "Mr. Mcdonald was absolutely wonderful to work with he was very professional on time very knowledgeable his work is outstanding!! I would recommend him to all my friends I have all ready scheduled for next year to have my driveway done again. Thank you Mr. Mcdonald"
Homeowner, Sealcoating in Dover, DE
★★★★★ - "Michael arrived very quickly. Did a great job, very neat and a reasonable price. I would definitely recommend him."
Ken Anderson in Lewes, DE
★★★★★ - "Mike came by and gave me an estimate, it was the best job I ever had sealing my driveway. I am very happy. 5*'s"
AG in Long Neck, DE
★★★★★ - "I called McDonald Contracting for an estimate on my driveway, they responded right away. They came out, gave me a fair price, and they took care of it right away. Their service is excellent. Job well done. Overall I would give them 5 stars. Thanks guys! "
Robert Sawyer in Lewes, DE
★★★★★ - "Great job! Made our very large driveway look brand new. Very efficient and reliable. "
Happy Customer in Millsboro, DE2016-04-25
★★★★★ - "Tom was quick to respond to our inquiry. He showed up exactly on time. His work was excellent. Our driveway looks brand new."
★★★★★ - "Our experience was very good, it is hard to schedule these types of project when you are long distance, but working with Mike everything went smoothly and on-time."
★★★★★ - "Our driveway looks great. The process and the product was clearly described. The work was done professionally and promptly. Very good value. "
J Willis in Lewes, DE
★★★★★ - "I called to have my driveway sealed Tom McDonald came out and took care of it his work is fantastic my driveway looks like brand new very professional on time very happy with the job will definitely use again thanks Bob walker"
Bob Walker in Lewes, DE
★★★★★ - "I had McDonald Contracting do our driveway. They did a fantastic job. They were very professional, on time and did everything they said they would do. I Would Highly Recommend Them. Thank you."
Kelly Murphy in Magnolia, DE2016-04-13
★★★★★ - "McDonald contracting came out and worked on my driveway. And I'm very impressed with this company. There professionalism there cleanliness and wonderful work. Definitely would recommend to anyone looking to have great work done at a fair price."
★★★★★ - "He was prompt did the job right away explained what he was going to do and didn't try to talk me into doing anything more than I wanted. I appreciate him doing only what I wanted."
Donna N. in Millsboro, DE2016-03-16
★★★★★ - "Very prompt , neat."
Ron C. in Millsboro, DE2016-03-16
★★★★★ - "Good work."
★★★★★ - "Tom was hear on time and did a great job sealing my driveway. I contracted him for next year (2016) to treat my driveway again. He is all the above--customer service -- work quality-- price I give him a 5 star rating."
David W., Seal Asphalt in Frankford, DE2016-03-16
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