Chip & Seal

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California’s Central Coast “Chip Seal” or “Tar & Chip” Paving

If you’re frustrated with your dusty gravel or dirt driveway or old, cracked pavement, City Paving Service also specializes in a lower-cost alternative to traditional asphalt paving known as “Chip Seal” or “Tar & Chip” paving. One big benefit is that it’s often a fraction of the cost of regular asphalt or concrete.

Tar & Chip / Chip Seal Paving your California driveway, parking lot or ranch road is a great alternative to concrete or hot mix asphalt, often costing half as much! The best way to describe this terrific type of pavement is “Economical, practical & beautiful.” By choosing this great paving method, you’ll add to your property’s value, appearance, and functionality.

Chip Sealing, or Tar and Chip, involves spraying a hot rubber-based emulsion onto the surface, then immediately spreading a layer of uniformly-sized aggregate chips. The hot rubberized asphalt emulsion retains flexibility and will not bleed through the aggregate overlay. The new surface is rolled to seat the aggregate. After a very short curing time, the pavement is swept of excess aggregate and is ready for use.

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Call Today:  (805) 264-4743

“Chip Seal” or “Tar & Chip” Paving

Nationally syndicated newspaper columnist Tim Carter, also known as “Ask The Builder,” absolutely loves Tar and Chip driveways. He calls them “a dynamic, beautiful surface.” Read his column all about Tar & Chip paving to learn more.

Tar & Chip is so durable & economical that it’s used on hundreds of miles of highways in Alaska (including the Alaska Highway), the Yukon Territory and British Columbia. Ease of application is one reason for Tar & Chip’s popularity, along with attractive appearance, ease of maintenance, durability and very competitive price.


Often Half the Price of Traditional Asphalt


Choose Your Own Driveway Color


Superior Traction, Even When Wet


Attractive Look of Natural Stone


Easy Installation Saves Time & Money


Durable & Easy to Maintain

California’s Central Coast Tar & Chip Seal Driveway Paving Specialists

One highly desirable attribute of Tar & Chip pavement is the ability to choose the color of your driveway simply by selecting the color of the stone that is used. This allows you to easily choose a driveway color that complements the colors of your house and landscaping.

Tar & Chip paving is referred to by a wide variety of regional terms outside Texas: “chip seal paving”… “chip and seal”… “shoot & chip”… “sprayed seal” and others. Whatever name you use, City Paving Service will make your driveway practical, durable & beautiful for much less than you’d expect for such a superior type of pavement.

City Paving Service has extensive experience installing Tar & Chip Seal driveways and ranch roads on the Central Coast. Contact us today to learn more about this beautiful, cost-effective alternative to traditional asphalt paving or concrete.

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Thank You for Considering City Paving! Serving California's Central Coast: Buellton, Carpinteria, Gaviota, Goleta, Lompoc, Montecito, Orcutt, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Santa Ynez, Solvang, Summerfield, Vandenberg Village, Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Avila Beach, Grover Beach, Los Osos, Nipomo, Oceano, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, Santa Margarita, Shell Beach, Templeton

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A tip of the hat to my cousin Matt Carroll in the Dallas, Ft. Worth Area. If you or your family have a need for paving services farther South, M. Carroll Black Top Service is the best in Texas.