A Step-By-Step Guide To Repairing An Asphalt Driveway All By Yourself

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Pour In Your Asphalt Filler

Now it’s time for the fun part because you need to fill the hole with the asphalt filler. Be careful not to let it go everywhere because it’s only going to take you longer to clean up. Since it will need to be packed down you can’t just fill it up until it’s level with the ground. The asphalt filler should be sitting at least one and a half inches above ground level and this will ensure it ends up level.

Pack It Down And Cover It Up

Now it’s time to get physical, so grab a hand tamp and get ready to press down as hard as you can. For small holes you could even use a hammer. You need to make sure it’s really compact because if not it will fall apart pretty quickly as soon as you start driving over the top of it. Once it’s finished you can cover the hole with plywood and it will go a little harder.

You’re All Done

Now you can give yourself a pat on the back because you’ve just repaired your asphalt driveway all by yourself. Just clean up after yourself and then it’s time to relax. If you packed it down tightly enough you should be able to start driving over it straight away.

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