How Summer Heat Impacts Your Commercial Parking Lot

Why Sealcoat?

2 months ago
Sealcoating is applying a thin layer of fluid to a paved surface to protect it from damage. While sealcoating can’t fix existing issues such as cracks, it can help prevent that damage from occurring in the first place. Sealcoating is essential to extend the life of asphalt surfaces. So, why sealcoat? Benefits of Sealcoating Why […]
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The Benefits of Pavement Maintenance and Management

3 months ago
The ever-rising costs of materials makes pavement maintenance and management more important than ever. Maintenance slows the rate of deterioration of roads and lots by correcting small defects or distresses before they worsen and contribute to further, worsening defects or distresses. Generally, pavement deteriorates at an ever-increasing rate. Initially, it starts with a few minor […]
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Environmental Impact of Coal Tar Pitch

4 months ago
Coal Tar Pitch, also known as Coal Tar or Pitch, is a hazardous chemical called a volatile. It is listed on the Right to Know Hazardous Substance List with many organizations including OSHA, DOT, NFPA, NTP, IARC and more. Coal Tar is a flammable liquid used as a base for coatings or paint, in paving […]
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United States Geological Survey: “Coal-Tar-Based Pavement Sealcoat, PAHs, and Environmental Health”

6 months ago
The USGS published their findings on the effects of “Coal-Tar-Based Pavement Sealcoat, PAHs, and Environmental Health.” Check out their full findings and the article here and at the PDF linked below. An excerpt: “AS SEALCOAT WEARS OFF, WHERE DOES IT GO? Abraded dried sealcoat particles containing high concentrations of PAHs and related chemicals can be […]
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“ASMA-USA Emerges Stronger Than Ever”

7 months ago
EcoShield Asphalt Products is proud to announce that Jason Weaver, Principal, has been elected Southeast Director of the Asphalt Sealcoat Manufacturers Association (ASMA-USA). Jason will serve on the Board of Directors and work to bring awareness and progress to the asphalt preservation industry in the southeast sector. The ASMA organization brings together asphalt maintenance professionals […]
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