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Introduction: The Power of Sealcoatings

The longevity, appearance, and overall structural integrity of commercial properties hinge on timely maintenance and protective measures. One such critical protective process is the application of sealcoatings. The practice not only enhances curb appeal but also extends the lifespan of commercial properties. This comprehensive guide will delve deeply into sealcoatings, their application process, benefits, and various insights related to our supporting keywords. From driveway sealcoating contractors to the estimated asphalt sealcoating cost, we’ll cover all bases unified under the indispensable sealcoating framework.

Understanding Sealcoatings

Sealcoating is a process that involves applying a protective layer over the asphalt pavement of a driveway, parking lot, or any other similar surfaces. This seal coat acts as a barrier against harmful elements like UV rays, water, oils, and other chemicals that can degrade the asphalt over time. Sealcoating thus helps in slowing down the deterioration process, thereby extending the functional life of the asphalt.

The Process: Embarking on the Sealcoating Journey

If you’ve ever wondered how professional driveway sealers or contractors work their magic, the process typically begins with thorough cleaning. By removing debris, dirt, and loose sediment, we ensure that the sealcoat will adhere properly to the asphalt surface. Also, necessary repairs like filling in cracks and holes are conducted before the sealcoat application to guarantee a smooth, even finish. Once the groundwork is seamlessly completed, the sealcoat is then applied, most commonly through spraying or spreading with a squeegee. After this, the area requires a few hours to dry and settle before it’s ready for use.

Why Hire Professionals: Role of Sealcoating Companies

DIY might seem an attractive option, but when it comes to sealcoating, professional intervention is recommended. Engaging experienced driveway sealcoating contractors or sealing driveway companies can ensure perfection. This is because skilled experts consider several factors such as the asphalt condition, local climate, and the right sealant type before undertaking the project. They are equipped with specialized tools, seasoned expertise, and are adept at providing a uniformly coated surface that guarantees long-lasting protection.

Asphalt Sealcoating Cost: Investment for the Long Run

Now, cost is an essential factor to consider. Although variables such as the driveway’s size, its condition, and local labor rates influence the total asphalt sealcoating cost, this investment proves beneficial for the long run. It preempts costly repairs or complete overhauls, resulting from untreated damage due to exposure to harmful elements. Sealcoating is thus a preventive cost-saving measure that can significantly enhance a property’s value.

The Potential Benefits: Beyond just a Restricted Pavement Life

Sealcoating not only prolongs the pavement’s lifecycle but also offers a range of benefits. It resists water penetration, thereby reducing the likelihood of asphalt damage and surface cracks. The sealcoat’s dark and rich color than enhances the appearance of the property, contributing to its aesthetic appeal. It also provides a smooth, clean surface, making maintenance, cleaning, and even snow removal much easier. However, it’s crucial to remember that for all these handsome benefits, regular reapplications of the seal coat are crucial, typically every 2-3 years.

Local Optimization: Sealcoating Services Tailored for You

The effectiveness of sealcoating significantly depends on local conditions. Different regions may call for a unique approach to sealcoating due to their distinct climates and wearing elements. Many professional sealcoating companies curate services tailored for specific localities, ensuring you receive optimized solutions based on your geographical context.

Conclusion: Embrace the Sealcoating Advantage

Commercial property maintenance has many facets, and sealcoating is a crucial one. It’s an investment with deeper and broader implications than just a short term aesthetic upgrade, it’s a strategic maneuver that enhances the property’s lifespan, appearance, and value. From leveraging the expertise of driveway sealcoating contractors to making an informed decision about asphalt sealcoating cost, taking this preventive maintenance measure takes you a step closer to an enduringly protected, attractive, and valuable commercial property.

If you’re considering sealcoating for your property, our advice: don’t hesitate. Do reach out to professional sealing driveway companies for expert consultation and a streamlined, satisfying sealcoating experience tailored to your specific needs.

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About Mount Clemens, Michigan

History

Mount Clemens was first surveyed in 1795 after the Revolutionary War by Christian Clemens, who settled there four years later. Clemens and his friend, John Brooks, built a distillery, which attracted workers and customers, helping to settle the area. Brooks and Clemens platted the land, and the town was named after Clemens in 1818. It received a post office in 1821, with John Stockton as the first postmaster. Christian Clemens is buried at Clemens Park, located just north of downtown.

Indian mounds were in the vicinity, more specifically just north of the Clinton River near the present location of Selfridge Air National Guard Base.

The settlement filed for incorporation as a village in 1837, but this was not acted upon by the legislature until 1851. It was incorporated as a city in 1879. It became the seat of Macomb County on March 11, 1818.

The Mount Clemens Public Library opened in 1865.

Historically, Mount Clemens’ largest industry for more than 100 years, from 1873 to 1974, was tourism related to the mineral baths, drawn from springs that were scattered throughout the city. Such mineral baths were very popular and were tourist destinations. At the peak of the industry, the city had 11 bathhouses and several hotels related to this trade. The first bathhouse was built in 1873 and was known as “The Original”; it was located on the corner of Jones and Water streets. The bathhouse burned in 1883, but it was rebuilt even larger the following year to accommodate the crowds of customers. Over the years, noted visitors such as film actors Clark Gable and Mae West, athletes Babe Ruth and Jack Dempsey, news magnate William Randolph Hearst, and the wealthy Vanderbilt family vacationed in the city to take advantage of the mineral springs baths.

The only remaining bathhouse building from this era is St. Joseph’s Sanitarium and Bath House. It has recently been renamed as Select Specialty Hospital and is owned by Select Medical Corporation. This last bath house is in danger of being demolished, but the Friends of Historic Preservation are working with the city to preserve it.

The Olympia Salon & Spa, located in the Martha Washington Sanitarium on Cass Avenue, is again offering mineral baths.

From about 1898 to 1950, the Mount Clemens Sugar Company operated, processing sugar beets into refined sugar.

Throughout the late 20th century, the suburban expansion of metropolitan Detroit and its exurbs affected the city of Mt. Clemens as well as its surrounding townships.

Geography

Mount Clemens is in south-central Macomb County, 20 miles (32 km) northeast of downtown Detroit, 37 miles (60 km) southwest of Port Huron, and 3 miles (5 km) west of Lake St. Clair. The Clinton River runs through the city. The city is almost completely surrounded by Clinton Township, except for the far east side which borders Harrison Township.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Mount Clemens has a total area of 4.21 square miles (10.90 km), of which 4.09 square miles (10.59 km2) are land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km), or 2.69%, are water.

Climate

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop. Note
1850 1,302
1870 1,768
1880 3,057 72.9%
1890 4,748 55.3%
1900 6,576 38.5%
1910 7,707 17.2%
1920 9,488 23.1%
1930 13,497 42.3%
1940 14,389 6.6%
1950 17,027 18.3%
1960 21,016 23.4%
1970 20,476 −2.6%
1980 18,991 −7.3%
1990 18,405 −3.1%
2000 17,312 −5.9%
2010 16,314 −5.8%
2020 15,697 −3.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 16,314 people, 6,714 households, and 3,542 families living in the city. The population density was 4,008.4 inhabitants per square mile (1,547.7/km2). There were 7,582 housing units at an average density of 1,862.9 per square mile (719.3/km). The racial makeup of the city was 70.0% White, 24.8% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 3.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino residents of any race were 2.9% of the population.

There were 6,714 households, of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 30.6% were married couples living together, 16.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.2% were non-families. 39.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.96.

The median age in the city was 38.3 years. 20.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.9% were from 25 to 44; 27.8% were from 45 to 64; and 13% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.5% male and 48.5% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 17,312 people, 7,073 households, and 3,854 families living in the city. The population density was 4,107.0 inhabitants per square mile (1,585.7/km2). There were 7,546 housing units at an average density of 1,790.2 per square mile (691.2/km). The racial makeup of the city was 75.79% White, 19.61% African American, 0.73% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.76% from other races, and 2.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.33% of the population.

There were 7,073 households, out of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.2% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.5% were non-families. 39.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 21.6% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 34.3% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,856, and the median income for a family was $50,518. Males had a median income of $41,005 versus $27,896 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,741. About 10.0% of families and 14.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.1% of those under age 18 and 11.9% of those age 65 or over.

Government

The city government is composed of a mayor, the current being Laura Kropp, and a city council. The city has been facing financial hardships for some time. Approximately 42% of properties in the city are tax-exempt, resulting in lost revenue of $1.2 million. In an attempt to raise funds to combat a $960,000 budget deficit for 2010, former Mayor Barb Dempsey solicited donations to the city’s general fund from tax-exempt organizations like churches, schools and a hospital, in order to pay for services like fire protection, streetlights and roads. The city already disbanded the 113-year-old police department in 2005 to cut costs. The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office now provides primary policing services in Mount Clemens. The deficit is projected to reach $1.5 million in 2011.

Education

  • Mount Clemens Community School District operates public schools.
    • Mount Clemens High School

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