Cracks in a concrete or asphalt driveway need to be repaired as soon as possible to prevent water from penetrating through the surface and eroding the soil beneath the drive.
To repair cracks in a driveway:
Watch this video to find out more.
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Cracks in a driveway allow water to erode the soil beneath it, causing further damage, so it’s important to fill them. Begin by cleaning any weeds or debris from the crack with a screwdriver or putty knife and sweeping out the dirt. This will ensure that the repair caulk sticks.
There are specific formulas designed to bond, and blend with both asphalt and concrete drives. Liberally fill any crack you see and don’t forget to look inside score joints, if your drive is concrete.