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Asphalt Sealcoating, Atlanta, Marietta, Peachtree City, Alpharetta

Buckhead Paving provides Atlanta and surrounding cities with quality asphalt repair and asphalt sealcoating services. Buckhead crews perform both large and small sealcoating projects. Our crews are available day or night to work around your business hours of operation. Please contact us (678) 540-2345 for a free pavement evaluation.

Asphalt sealcoating not only makes your parking lot or driveway look new again, but when applied correctly helps protect against harmful elements such as gas and oil leaks and the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Sealcoating material is normally applied in two coats and allowed to cure for a day before asphalt striping paint is applied. Sealcoating should be applied every two years or as the surface shows signs of graying out. Sealcoating is much less expensive than complete removal and replacement of pavement.

Asphalt is a cost-effective pavement solution and offers years of service when maintained properly. Over time, the binder in asphalt begins to degrade and your asphalt surfaces may begin to crack, chip, or erode. A sealcoat can help protect your surfaces from damage and prolong the service life of your asphalt surface. Not all sealcoating options are the same. We can help you select the best sealcoating technique for your surface to give you the most durable surface possible and keep your asphalt surfaces looking and working great.

Asphalt Sealing, or sealcoating, is simply the process of laying a thin protective layer over asphalt-based pavement to give it a protective layer of protection against the elements: oil, water, and U.V. The positive effects of asphalt sealing have long been debated. Some claim that asphalt sealing increases the lifespan of the pavement, but again, there’s no evidence that backs up those claims. In fact, asphalt sealing can actually damage the pavement by creating cracks. The excessive water and oil that can be soaked into the asphalt also weaken its structural integrity. And, the chemical fumes emitted during asphalt sealing can also be harmful to humans.

With all of that in mind, it’s not surprising that a lot of business owners, when they set out to perform asphalt sealing, opt to go the non-per square foot route. For one thing, the costs are much lower, often no more than a few cents per square foot. And, the benefits of lower cost and improved performance are well-known. After all, if you want to save money, you want to reduce your operation costs, right?

Contact us with your sealcoating needs and let us help you select the most effective and affordable solution for your traffic needs. We have equipment and experience with all types of sealcoat application and our knowledgeable tradesmen keep up with changing technologies and techniques. Contact our services today to request an estimate on your sealcoating project and let us get to work for you.

Workers applying blacktop sealer to asphalt street using a spray to provide a protective coat against the elements

About South Fulton, Georgia

The 2016 Georgia General Assembly passed bill HB514 to incorporate South Fulton. Governor Nathan Deal signed the bill into law on April 29, 2016. On November 8, 59 percent of the citizens of what would become South Fulton voted to charter the city. This referendum was part of a "cityhood movement" in the Atlanta metropolitan area that began in 2005 with the incorporation of Sandy Springs on the opposite side of Atlanta. Several other communities in Fulton voted to incorporate in 2007. With the passage of the South Fulton referendum in 2016, Fulton County became the first county in Georgia with no unincorporated residential areas. As a result, in 2017 Fulton County also became the first county in Georgia to cease providing municipal services such as fire, police, zoning, and code enforcement. Many former Fulton County personnel and facilities were transferred to the City of South Fulton.

On March 21 2017, South Fulton held elections for mayor and city council, followed by runoff elections before incorporation took effect on May 1. The first mayor of South Fulton was Bill Edwards, who previously served on the Fulton County Board of Commissioners from 2000 to 2014. His term expired on December 31, 2021.

In November 2017, after a one-year waiting period mandated by state law, the city council selected Renaissance as the new name for the city after allowing residents to suggest names. More than 200 names were suggested and the list was pared to 20, including Campbellton (a historical town now partly within the city), Atlanta Heights, Wolf Creek and retaining South Fulton. Following a three-week public notice period and two regular public meetings, which are required to amend the city charter, the city council approved the name change in December 2017. However, Mayor Edwards vetoed the name change on December 18, citing several reasons including contracts and some public opposition.

In its first eight months, South Fulton created its infrastructure, navigated financial challenges and began a transition from Fulton County services.