Asphalt driveways offer many benefits. They are affordable, easy to install and last a long time.
An asphalt driveway does need some minimal maintenance. It is also susceptible to staining, from engine oil and transmission fluids to mulch left for long periods. It is important to keep your driveway clean to avoid these situations.
One common stain that you might notice on a freshly paved asphalt driveway is orange lines and streaks of rusty water running down your driveway. These orange lines are not the result of neglected driveway maintenance, but rather a chemical reaction in the asphalt itself that can be easily removed.
Keep reading to learn more about these asphalt stains, where they come from and tips for removing them from your newly paved asphalt surface.