Commercial property owners often have to deal with maintenance of asphalt to keep their parking lots in good condition. In order to prevent cracking and other costly repairs, seal coating Seattle is often applied to the pavement. The coating actually provides protection for the binder or the aggregate used in the asphalt mixture. Sunlight, gasoline, oil, water and salt all degrade the asphalt over time. Regular coatings will prevent the asphalt from degrading and minimize the formation of pot holes, depressions and cracks. In turn, this simple maintenance task can really extend the life of the asphalt and prevent the property owner from having to repave the area on a regular basis.