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About Sealcoatings


Commercial properties are a valuable investment. Maintaining their value entails ensuring their long-term aesthetic appeal and functional integrity. One of the commonly overlooked maintenance practices for commercial properties involves the use of sealcoatings, a protective barrier for asphalt surfaces. This comprehensive guide will offer insights on the process, costs, and benefits of sealcoatings. Understanding this could bring you a step closer to preserving the value of your property, particularly if it boasts a broad asphalt surface area like a driveway or parking lot.

What is a Sealcoating?

A sealcoating, or seal coat, is a thin liquid layer applied over a concrete or asphalt surface to protect it from damage caused by UV rays, rain, and fluids from cars such as oils, antifreeze, and gasoline. Not only does sealcoating enhance the look of your driveway or parking lot by giving it a fresh, non-faded look, but it also extends its life by providing a protective shell against damaging elements. Engaging a sealcoating company carries the potential to save you significant repair costs over time.

The Sealcoating Process

Sealcoating involves a multi-step process that commences with the thorough cleaning of the surface to remove debris, oils, and any existing loose seal coat materials. Afterwards, any existing cracks are filled to ensure a smooth and level finish. The actual sealcoating process begins by applying the sealcoat material using sprayers, brushes, or squeegees depending on the job at hand. Generally, the sealcoat needs 24 to 48 hours to dry, but this could vary based on the environmental conditions and the type of sealcoat used.

Benefits of Sealcoating

Driveway sealcoating brings a plethora of benefits. Firstly, it extends the lifespan of your asphalt surface by protecting it from harmful elements, thereby saving you the cost and hassle of frequent repavements. Secondly, sealcoating enhances the look of your property by replenishing its faded finish, giving your driveway a brand-new look. Lastly, a well-sealed driveway offers increased traction, reducing the hazard of slips and falls, especially in wet conditions. Engaging driveway sealers contractors or sealing driveway contractors are one sure way of reaping these benefits.

Choosing a Sealcoating Company

Finding a reliable sealcoating company can be daunting. When selecting a contractor, consider their reputation, years of experience, and guarantees on their work. Ask for references and do your due diligence by checking reviews and testimonials by past clients. Compare quotes from different sealing driveway companies but remember, the cost should not sacrifice the quality of work.

Asphalt Sealcoating Cost

The asphalt sealcoating cost varies depending on several factors. These include the size and condition of the surface to be sealed, the type and amount of sealcoat material used, labor cost, and any additional repair work needed prior to the sealcoating. You can request a quote from driveway sealcoating contractors to get a good idea of the potential costs.

Local Optimization and Contractors

When considering sealcoating for your commercial property, choosing local contractors can provide many advantages. Local contractors are likely to be familiar with the local climate and environmental factors, ensuring that the sealcoating job is carried out using the most suitable materials and techniques. Additionally, they are likely to be more responsive and easier to contact for any follow-up services required.


Sealcoating is a valuable addition to the maintenance routine of any commercial property with asphalt surfaces, such as driveways or parking lots. It enhances aesthetics, increases safety, and offers significant long-term cost savings by prolonging the life of the asphalt. With careful selection of a reliable sealcoating company, you can ensure your property remains pristine and valuable for years to come.

Are you now considering sealcoating for your commercial property? Contact our experienced driveway sealers contractors now for a free consultation and quote. Let us protect your investment by providing the best sealcoat for your asphalt surfaces.

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About Center Line, Michigan


Historically, the land that Center Line came to occupy was swamp and wilderness until the early nineteenth century. As land became scarce, French, German, Belgian, and Irish immigrants began clearing the forests and draining the swamps. Center Line was known as “Kunrod’s Corner” during the mid-nineteenth century. The theory is that the French named it “Center Line” because it was the middle of three Potawatomi trails from Fort Detroit to northern trading posts. The “center line” was the trail used from Detroit to Utica. The community received its initial start when Catholics decided to build a church so that they would not have to walk to St. Mary’s in Detroit for Sunday Mass. This church (St. Clement’s) was established in 1854 and attracted more Catholic settlers into the area. In 1863, the first general store was constructed by Joeseph Buechel. On July 19, 1878, Hieronymous Engelmann was the first postmaster, and he was succeeded in 1885 by Sophia Buechel. The “Centre Line” post office closed on July 31, 1906, and the name was restored to Center Line thereafter. In this era, street car tracks connected Detroit to Center Line along Van Dyke Road, and Ten Mile Road was the final stop of the street car. The village was incorporated in 1925 in the center of Warren Township, which is now the city of Warren, and was incorporated as a city in 1936.


Center Line is in southwestern Macomb County and is surrounded entirely by the city of Warren. It is 11 miles (18 km) north of downtown Detroit, 7 miles (11 km) west of St. Clair Shores, 6 miles (10 km) east of Royal Oak, and 11 miles (18 km) south of Utica. Interstate 696 runs along the northern edge of Center Line, with access from Exits 22 through 24. Highway M-53 (Van Dyke Avenue) runs north-south through the center of town, connecting Detroit and Utica.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city of Center Line has a total area of 1.75 square miles (4.53 km), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop. Note
1930 2,604
1940 3,198 22.8%
1950 7,659 139.5%
1960 10,164 32.7%
1970 10,379 2.1%
1980 9,293 −10.5%
1990 9,026 −2.9%
2000 8,531 −5.5%
2010 8,257 −3.2%
2020 8,552 3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 8,257 people, 3,632 households, and 1,988 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,745.4 inhabitants per square mile (1,832.2/km2). There were 3,920 housing units at an average density of 2,252.9 per square mile (869.8/km). The racial makeup of the city was 82.5% White, 12.0% African American, 0.4% Native American, 2.5% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 3,632 households, of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 32.0% were married couples living together, 17.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 45.3% were non-families. 40.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the city was 41.2 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.1% were from 25 to 44; 27.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.

85.9% of residents 25 or older hold a high school degree. 10.8% of residents 25 or older hold a bachelor’s degree or higher. Median household income was $30,752. 21.3% of the population lives below the federal poverty line.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 8,531 people, 3,821 households, and 2,074 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,912.6 inhabitants per square mile (1,896.8/km2). There were 3,916 housing units at an average density of 2,255.0 per square mile (870.7/km). The racial makeup of the city was 93.82% White, 3.09% African American, 0.25% Native American, 1.01% Asian, 0.26% from other races, and 1.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.51% of the population.

There were 3,821 households, out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.8% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.7% were non-families. 40.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 22.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 21.8% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 22.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 81.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,677, and the median income for a family was $47,241. Males had a median income of $39,947 versus $26,487 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,066. About 10.6% of families and 13.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.9% of those under age 18 and 14.4% of those age 65 or over.


Most Center Line residents are zoned to schools in Center Line Public Schools, including Center Line High School. A small portion of the city is in Van Dyke Public Schools, served by Lincoln High School.<

St. Clement Catholic School, of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit, was in Center Line. It was established in 1857. It had 110 students in the 2009-2010 year, and then 12 teachers and 89 students in its final year, 2010-2011. The parish decided to close the school as a parish takes a greater share of the costs if the number of students is under 100.

The archdiocese operated St. Clement High School in Center Line. It closed in 2005. Macomb Christian Schools (MCS) occupied the old St. Clement High School building from 2017 until 2019, when MCS shutdown.

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Our Sealcoating services are available in Center Line as well as all of Macomb County.

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