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tomk1981 12-22-2011 04:10 PM

how to mount / bolt / secure wood to tarmac?
 
Im building a large shed to spray cars in on my driveway which is made out of tarmac but im unsure how to secure or bolt the wood base sides to the tarmac so i can secure it from simply lifting or blowin over in wind i would apreciate any help thrown my way. many thanks. tom

TammyF 01-15-2012 08:21 PM

My husband and I own an asphalt paving company.....asphalt if installed correctly is 2 inches compacted depth installed over 4 inches compacted depth limestone flexbase. I dont think that bolting anything to asphalt would keep it there.... I would suggest after building is set in place drill holes and fill with concrete and either drill into that or set some sort of tie downs into the concrete.... check with a mobile home supply store for those..... Hope that helps!!!!! Also.... be careful not to get any solvents or fuel on your asphalt as it will cause it to fail.


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