Colored asphalt , is there such a thing?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by clyde, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. clyde

    clyde LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 336

    Hey guys, we are doing a project and need to know if there are any companies that have an asphalt product that comes in colors. I am looking for a brown.

    Post links to company if possible thank you!:usflag:
  2. wurkn with amish

    wurkn with amish LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    My grandparent's back patio is colored asphalt........gosh is it horenduous
  3. clyde

    clyde LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 336

    where did they get it ? We have a specification application for it.
  4. agrostis

    agrostis LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,545

    People who install asphalt tennis court's might have a answer for you.
  5. JimQ

    JimQ LawnSite Bronze Member
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  6. woodlawnservice

    woodlawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 979

    Google it... apparently there is colored asphalt and.there a colored sealent that seems the way to go....very cool actually by all the pics.... suprised not many know about this?
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  7. sgbotsford

    sgbotsford LawnSite Member
    Messages: 127

    Asphalt comes in colors. Black, dark grey, lighter grey, dirt, ...

    I've sometimes seen different colors but they were achieved by putting a tar sealer coat and coloured rock on top, and rolling it while the tar was still hot.

    The nature of the binder -- black gunk -- imposes a limitation on the basic colour. If it comes on other colours it's either paint or a sealer and coloured rock.

    The best paint for asphalt comes in two colours. Yellow and white.... (grin)
  8. clyde

    clyde LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 336

    who carrys it?
  9. sgbotsford

    sgbotsford LawnSite Member
    Messages: 127

    Paint? Call your local highway department. That's also why the very limited range of colours. Google "highway line paint" Nope that didn't work. Call the highway department.

    It may come in blue now too. They marked a bike race here in town, and it lasted for at least 2 years.
  10. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 4,720

    "Sealmaster", sells traffic paint in white, blue, red, and white.

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