Asphalt Slurry In Monterey

Asphalt Slurry Service When You Need It

Our team at Coastal Paving & Excavating works with you to ensure you’re getting the optimal asphalt service for your situation.  We will make sure that you have the best options available to you for your needs.

Some contractors may attempt to steer you towards one solution over the other, but there are important factors to consider for asphalt slurry compared to asphalt sealcoating.

Differences Between a Slurry and a Sealcoat

The main difference between a slurry and a sealcoat is that a slurry is thicker than a sealcoat. A slurry uses larger aggregates in its mix while seal coats contain smaller, or in some cases; no aggregates, in its mix.

When To Use a Slurry Instead of a Sealcoat?

While both slurry and a sealcoat protect your asphalt, they are best used in different situations.

A slurry is best for heavier traveled roadways and streets where vehicles travel at higher speeds. Since slurry uses larger aggregates, it provides a tougher surface that can withstand heavier and more constant traffic loads.

A sealcoat is best used in low traffic, low speed areas, such as parking lots and driveways. You’ll generally have smaller, lighter vehicles traveling/parking on the asphalt.

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Frequently Asked Questions For Asphalt Slurry Service

How long does slurry last compared to a sealcoat?

The longevity of a slurry seal and sealcoat depends on traffic loading and weather. In general terms, you should reapply slurry every 6-9 years. You should reapply a sealcoat every 3-6 years.

How long does a slurry take to cure compared to a sealcoat?

In ideal conditions, a slurry will take 6-10 hours to cure while a sealcoat will take 16-24 hours to cure.

Which costs more, a slurry seal or a sealcoat?

A slurry seal is about twice as costly as a sealcoat. One reason why slurry is more expensive than a sealcoat is that the slurry is mixed on site and spread in a large machine. On the other hand, a sealcoat can be applied using a spray or squeegee.

Which makes your asphalt look “nicer,” a slurry or sealcoat?

This can go either way. Both give your asphalt a rich, black color, as if the asphalt were brand new.

But a sealcoat provides a smoother surface than a slurry because it contains smaller (or has no) aggregates. If your pavement has unraveled and is rough, then a slurry may help in filling in surface voids (because it contains larger aggregates) and correct rough spots on the pavement.

Why Choose Coastal Paving and Excavating?

We are your one-stop-shop for all your asphalt paving and concrete requirements. Aside from providing professional asphalt seal coating for projects of all sizes, we also offer a range of other useful services, including fine grading, patching, parking lot striping, crack filling, and more.

We value our customer-first approach to doing business and have exceptionally high standards of service that utilize the highest grade of products and workmanship. We do all of this while upholding our commitment to always offer great value for money to our clients and friendly professional service from the moment you contact us through to completion and thereafter.

These values and commitments make us a leader in our sector and one of the most trusted asphalt seal coating contractors in Monterey County.

If you have a project you would like to discuss, or you’d like to find out the cost of local asphalt seal coating, please contact a member of our team today. 



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24560 Silver cloud ct. Ste 101
Monterey, CA

(831) 646-2099

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Monterey, CA

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