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Sinkholes: How They Happen and How PTG Repairs Them

Thursday, April 19th, 2018
sinkholes

Learn about sinkholes and how PTG repairs them.

Sinkholes are more common than you may think, especially after a heavy rainstorm or flash flood. A sinkhole is essentially a hole in the ground that has been formed through the process of erosion and the drainage of water. While some sinkholes are small and manageable to fix, other sinkholes can be extremely dangerous and cause trees, parked cars, or even buildings to collapse. Continue reading to learn more about how sinkholes happen, and how PTG can help repair any sinkholes in your parking lot or sidewalks. (more…)

What Is Pavement Maintenance? PTG’s Maintenance Services

Friday, April 13th, 2018
Pavement Repair Baltimore

Learn about pavement maintenance and PTG’s maintenance services.

Pavement maintenance covers a wide variety of services, including patching, sealcoating, parking lot striping, and much more. Continue reading to learn more about pavement maintenance and our many services we offer at PTG Enterprises. (more…)

Spring Showers Bring Water Damage To Parking Lots

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
Learn how spring showers can bring water damage to your parking lot.

Learn how spring showers can bring water damage to your parking lot.

As the saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers,” but unfortunately, rain showers also bring many parking lot issues. Too much rain can lead to all kinds of water damage problems for parking lots, including ponding issues, penetration of pavement, and walking hazards for customers. Continue reading to learn how to deal with these issues from spring showers to keep your parking lot in good condition all season long. (more…)

Importance Of Spring Pavement Inspections

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
Pavement Maintenance

Learn about the importance of spring pavement inspections.

While sweeping and hosing your parking lot is a big part of pavement maintenance, proper maintenance goes far beyond the occasional cleaning. Property managers should schedule a complete pavement inspection before spring officially begins to restore their parking lot from winter. Call PTG today for an evaluation of your pavement needs due to any damages from winter, solutions to the problem, and proposals for repairs. (more…)

Pavement Maintenance Tips For Property Managers

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
property managers

Pavement maintenance is a critical duty of every property manager.

Property managers have a lot of responsibilities, but keeping the parking lot and pavement surrounding their property in good shape is one of their most important duties. A parking lot is one of the first things a visitor sees when arriving at a new property, and that first impression can leave the guest feeling negatively about the business before they even reach the building. Pavement maintenance can be a tough job for property managers to do alone, but PTG Enterprises knows how to get the job done right every time. (more…)

Property Managers Should Start Thinking About 2018 Pavement Projects

Friday, December 15th, 2017
2018 Pavement Projects

It’s time for property managers to begin planning for paving projects in 2018!

Now is the perfect time for property managers to begin planning for paving projects in 2018. There are a lot of moving pieces and questions to be asked when planning: is there a brand new area that needs to be paved? Does an existing paved area need to be re-striped or sealed? Can any of these projects be pushed back a year, or is it imperative to fix this year? That is why seeking professional pavement contractor services can be vital to your project planning.   (more…)

The Environment Effects of Road Salt and Eco-Friendly Alternatives

Friday, December 8th, 2017
How does Salt affect the Road?

Did that know that road salt has many negative environmental effects?

Road salt is used throughout the country by municipalities and property management companies to keep roadways and parking lots safe. However, road salt is not always the best thing for the asphalt or pavement that it’s being placed on. Beyond how it affects the pavement itself, it’s also important to consider the environmental ramifications of road salt. (more…)

Is Your Pavement Ready for This Winter?

Thursday, 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. (more…)

How to Prevent Weed Growth in Pavement Cracks

Friday, 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. (more…)

How the Weather Affects Your Pavement

Friday, 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. (more…)