Archive for the ‘Parking Lot Maintenance’ Category

Make Sure Your Parking Lot Is ADA Compliant

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

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. (more…)

How Does Milling and Paving Work?

Friday, June 1st, 2018
Learn more about the milling and paving process.

Learn more about the milling and paving process.

Have you ever driven down the road and noticed big chunks of asphalt missing? This happens when a stretch of road needs to be replaced. This is called pavement milling or cold planing; it removes part of a paved surface, like a road or parking lot, so that new asphalt can be laid on top. Milling can be needed to level a paved surface or to repair damage to the pavement that has happened over time. (more…)

ADA Compliance – What Are You Liable For?

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
ADA Compliance

Learn about ADA parking lot regulations.

Is your parking lot compliant with ADA Title III? ADA compliance is a federal requirement as of 2012, and violations can result in fines or potential lawsuits for property owners. Continue reading to learn more about ADA compliance and what you and your parking lot are liable for. (more…)

3 Reasons Why Parking Lot Pothole Repair Is Important For Your Business

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Learn why repairing potholes in your parking lot is so important for your business.

Every driver is used to seeing the occasional pothole on the road, but a parking lot full of potholes looks bad for any business. When a customer pulls into your parking lot and sees an unmaintained lot full of potholes, they will likely have an immediate negative reaction towards your business. Property managers should repair potholes as quickly as possible, as it not only helps to make a positive first impression but will also limit liability and save them money in the future. (more…)

How To Save Money On Parking Lot Maintenance

Wednesday, 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. (more…)

How to Deal with Flooding in Parking Lots

Friday, September 8th, 2017
Ponding Water Parking Lot

Flooding is a hazard to drivers and is very damaging to the parking lot. Keep reading to see how to stop flooding from occurring.

One of the most important aspects of a parking lot that is often overlooked is its drainage, which can quickly become the main focus with the expected excess of rainfall. Whether the parking lot flooding is natural or man-made, it is a hazard to drivers or pedestrians and is also very damaging to the parking lot. Even though the parking lot might seem like it’s in good condition on the surface, the pooling water will start to eat away the sealcoating and eventually allow water to seep into the pavement and begin to oxidize and deteriorate the pavement. Today we will look at procedures to put in place to deal with unexpected flooding in parking lots. (more…)

Should You Repave or Sealcoat Your Parking Lot?

Monday, May 15th, 2017

If you can’t remember the last time that you gave your parking lot some extra TLC, it is definitely time to repave or sealcoat your parking lot.

The summer months have arrived and it’s so hot that you could fry an egg on the pavement. Speaking of frying an egg on the pavement-when was the last time you took care of your parking lot pavement? If you can’t remember the last time that you gave your parking lot some extra TLC, it is definitely time to repave or sealcoat your parking lot. Should you repave or sealcoat your parking lot this summer?


What to do When Your Pavement is Discolored

Monday, April 10th, 2017
pavement discoloration

Pavement discoloration can ruin a beautiful paving job, and can happen easily without proper care.

While we may ideally all want perfectly even and consistent concrete, and finishing can get us very close to that goal, the reality is that this will never be one hundred percent perfect. No matter how much effort you pour into a project, there will always be even minor inconsistencies due to several factors. These include ingredient mixing, methods of application, the weather, and curing time. Here are some ways to take on discolored pavement issues.


Why Can’t You Just Pave Over Parking Lot Structural Problems?

Friday, January 6th, 2017
asphalt pavement

Urban Heat Island is essentially the fact that cities, or more populated urban areas, have a higher pavement to plant life ratio than sparsely populated areas.

Are you seeing cracks, potholes, and drainage issues when you inspect your parking lot?  Are you thinking you might just be able to pave over them?  Unfortunately, repairing and maintaining a parking lot isn’t that simple.  Repairing asphalt is a very intensive job and, when done incorrectly, can cause serious damage.  Don’t go the cheaper route just to save money, because you’ll end up costing yourself more in the end.  Why?  Read on to find out.


Concrete Parking Lots vs. Asphalt Parking Lots

Thursday, April 21st, 2016
Maryland Asphalt Index

Whether you choose a concrete parking lot or an asphalt parking lot, when you choose PTG Enterprises we can ensure it will be built to last.

When it comes time for paving a new concrete or asphalt parking lot, or repaving an old one, there is a lot to consider. The debate is hot in regards to whether concrete or asphalt parking lots are better. When it comes to knowing the pros and cons of each when considering their strength, cost, longevity, and specific strengths, it can be difficult to know which is truly the better choice for your paving needs. PTG Enterprises is here to teach you more about both paving options, and help you discover which will deliver better results for your specific project. (more…)