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Is Your Pavement Ready for This Winter?

November 16th, 2017
Make sure your pavement is ready for the snow and ice by winterizing your pavement with PTG Enterprises.

Make sure your pavement is ready for the snow and ice by winterizing your pavement with PTG Enterprises.

Winter is approaching fast and now is the time, if you haven’t already done so, to start the winterization process for your pavement. Parking lots and other paved surfaces should be prepared for the havoc that winter can often wreak by taking those necessary steps before it comes. In addition to your regular maintenance, follow this guide and call PTG to get your pavement ready to endure the winter weather. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Does Asphalt Deteriorate?

November 8th, 2017
Asphalt Defects

While asphalt is one of the most durable materials used in construction, it can also deteriorate over time from errors and improper maintenance.

As one of the most durable materials used in construction, asphalt adds dependability and strength to all paving and building projects. Aside from those factors, the result is also a sleek, professional look that will make people marvel. However, like any other material, over time asphalt will start to show signs of its age and exposure. Even asphalt that is well maintained will begin to deteriorate after some time, depending on its environment and how it’s used. Here are some reasons why asphalt deteriorates.   Read the rest of this entry »

Driving Safety Tips For Autumn

November 1st, 2017
Each season brings its own set of hazards for drivers, here are our tips for safe driving in the fall.

Each season brings its own set of hazards for drivers, here are our tips for safe driving in the fall.

Each season brings its own set of hazards for drivers, and it’s important to be aware of all the dangers out there so you can be as prepared as possible. Autumn’s hazards include children and school buses, darkness, deer, and unpredictable weather. Read the rest of this entry »

Benefits of Dumpster Corrals

October 27th, 2017
Property owners and commercial business owners should have dumpster corrals on their property.

Property owners and commercial business owners should have dumpster corrals on their property.

As a property owner or commercial business owner, you should already have a dumpster corral on your property. They offer countless benefits for your customers, your residents, your employees, and your business. What are dumpster corrals, and why are they so transformative for business owners? Read the rest of this entry »

How to Remove Tire Marks from Concrete

October 18th, 2017
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Here are some tips for keeping your concrete in pristine condition.

As cars travel over concrete, they often leave little reminders of their presence after they leave. Whether it’s from a sudden stop or high-quality tires, these marks do affect the overall look of your concrete. Your parking lot is one of the first parts of your property that people see, so of course, you want it to be in top condition. Remember these tips for keeping your concrete in pristine condition. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Prevent Weed Growth in Pavement Cracks

October 13th, 2017
Here are some methods to use to ensure that your pavements remain weed free.

Here are some methods to use to ensure that your pavements remain weed free.

There is nothing more frustrating than having weeds growing between the joints of pavement cracks. Before you know it, the weeds can take over and be almost impossible to remove. Trying to kill them seems futile, digging them up by hand is impossible because of the pavement in the way, and chopping the tops off will not kill the roots below. Spraying for weeds seems like a better idea, but harsh chemicals can be dangerous. However, there are other methods to ensure your pavements remain weed free, which we will be looking at today. Read the rest of this entry »

How the Weather Affects Your Pavement

October 6th, 2017
Learn how the changing temperatures and weather conditions can affect your pavement.

Learn how the changing temperatures and weather conditions can affect your pavement.

Now that fall is here, the changing temperatures and weather conditions will start to affect your pavement. While we always expected some wear and tear, a significant amount of destruction can take place if you don’t take the proper steps to protect your pavement. Here is what you need to know about the ways that weather can affect your pavement. Read the rest of this entry »

The Importance of Parking Striping and Re-Striping

September 29th, 2017

 

A well striped and maintained parking area gives customers the impression that, you take a great deal of pride in ownership.

A well striped and maintained parking area gives customers the impression that you take a great deal of pride in ownership.

There are two main reasons for parking lot striping: safety, and visual aesthetic. After all, your parking lot is one of the first things customers notice when visiting your facility or business, and a well-detailed parking lot directs people safely around the parking area. It’s probably an area we casually forget about, but its importance cannot be understated. A well striped and maintained parking area gives customers the impression that, you, the owner takes lots of pride in ownership. Consider your parking area an extension of your business; therefore, it requires just as much attention. Read the rest of this entry »

Benefits of Pothole Repair

September 22nd, 2017
Pothole repair is a simple and necessary measure to restore the look and overall function of your pavement.

Pothole repair is a simple and necessary measure to restore the look and overall function of your pavement.

Potholes aren’t just eyesores, but they can also become a pain to motorists who sometimes swerve their vehicles to avoid the bumps and damages that potholes cause. Usually the result of water damage or gradual deterioration over time, they show neglect and an apparent lack of maintenance on your property. Pothole repair can be a simple and necessary measure to restore the look and overall function of your pavement. Consider the benefits of doing the work now versus the possible need of a total replacement later. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Save Money On Parking Lot Maintenance

September 13th, 2017
Parking lot maintenance is important and can save you money in the long-run

Parking lot maintenance is necessary and can save you money in the long-run

Without the right preventative measures and maintenance, asphalt parking lots will begin to crack and show other signs of damage and age after a few years. A parking lot is often exposed to harsh sunlight, intense weather, and a lot of heavy traffic day in and day out. If you are looking for some parking lot maintenance tips to help your parking lot stand the test of time and look as good as new for years, we’ve got you covered. Read the rest of this entry »