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Two Important Sources for The Paving Industry Standards: AI and ACI

September 20th, 2018
Learn about the important sources for industry standards: AI and ACI.

Learn about the important sources for industry standards: AI and ACI.

There are two important sources for the paving industry standards: Asphalt Institute (AI) and American Concrete Institute (ACI.) Continue reading to learn more about these sources and what they mean for the paving industry. Read the rest of this entry »

Last Call For Sealcoating Parking Lots Before Extreme Temperatures

September 14th, 2018
Sealcoating Baltimore

It’s the last call to seatcoat parking lots before the extreme temperatures hit Maryland!

Sealcoating your parking lot is the most effective method for preserving the structural integrity and visual appeal of the pavement. Pavement maintenance is crucial for commercial properties to ensure that the parking lot is safe and free of cracks or potholes. The process can’t take place during the cold winter weather and harsh elements, so the fall season is the last call to sealcoat your pavement. Read the rest of this entry »

Retaining Wall Installation Guide

September 12th, 2018
Check out this retaining wall installation guide.

Check out this retaining wall installation guide.

Installing a retaining wall is a great way to add value to your property and improve the health of your landscape. In fact, a recent study shows that landscape redesign projects saw a 105 percent value recovery after homes were sold. Continue reading our retaining wall installation guide, then call PTG for our retaining wall installation and repair services! Read the rest of this entry »

What Causes Asphalt To Deteriorate?

August 31st, 2018
Learn what causes asphalt to deteriorate.

Learn what causes asphalt to deteriorate.

While asphalt is known for its durability and strength, it still needs proper maintenance and can deteriorate over time. Properly laid asphalt can last a long time in your parking lot, but long-term exposure to the elements can cause damage faster than you may think. Continue reading to learn more about asphalt deterioration. Read the rest of this entry »

Budgeting Needs for Asphalt Paving and Repairs With Property Managers

August 24th, 2018
Check out these tips for property managers to budget needs for asphalt paving and repairs.

Check out these tips for property managers to budget needs for asphalt paving and repairs.

As property managers prepare their annual budget, it can be difficult to know how to much to budget for asphalt paving and maintenance. Asphalt paving and repair cost often vary from year to year, so it is not easy to know exactly how much money you need to budget for asphalt costs. Continue reading for a few tips on how to prepare for annual budgets, and how PTG can help evaluate your needed asphalt repairs. Read the rest of this entry »

The Complete Process For Asphalt Installation

August 13th, 2018
Crack Fill

Learn about the complete process for asphalt installation

If you are a homeowner or commercial property owner, it’s a good idea to be informed about the asphalt installation process and learn how it works. There are many steps in the complete process, from demolition and removal to the final roll. Continue reading to learn more about the very important asphalt installation process. Read the rest of this entry »

How Concrete Sidewalks Are Built

August 10th, 2018
caulking

Learn how concrete sidewalks are built.

When planning walkways for your home or property there are several options you can choose from. Paving stones, slate, cobble and gravel all can be excellent choices, but concrete sidewalks are one of the best. Concrete, when installed by a reputable company, can last for decades and is one of the best options for accessibility. Concrete was first used hundreds of years ago, and the evidence still exists, many of the first concrete buildings are still recognizable! Concrete is also non-slip, and is easy for those with mobility issues to traverse, making it accessible to everyone regardless of the weather. Read the rest of this entry »

Make Sure Your Parking Lot Is ADA Compliant

August 3rd, 2018
ADA

Learn how to ensure your parking lot is ADA compliant.

When it comes to parking lots, there is no such as being “a little ADA compliant,” as there are federal standards and requirements you must meet. If you are not compliant with these requirements, you are at risk of receiving fines or potential lawsuits. Continue reading to learn more about ADA compliance and what you and your parking lot are liable for. Read the rest of this entry »

French Drain 101: What Is It and Why Should I Install One?

July 27th, 2018
Learn all about french drains.

Learn all about french drains.

A French drain can be a very effective drainage system if you have water drainage problems on your commercial property. The system helps to get rid of excess water on your property or parking lot, and empties water a safe distance away from your building. Continue reading to learn more about French drains and why you should install one. Read the rest of this entry »

Benefits Of Dumpster Corrals For Your Commercial Property

July 18th, 2018

Learn about the many benefits of dumpster corrals for your commercial property.

Dumpster corrals are essential for commercial businesses, as they offer many benefits for your customers, residents, and employees. Today, dumpster corrals are not only necessary for trash, but also for separate recycling bins. Continue reading to learn more about dumpster corrals and why they are important for your business. Read the rest of this entry »