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The Effects Of De-Icing Products On Asphalt

Friday, November 2nd, 2018
icy roads

Learn about the effects of de-icing products on asphalt.

While de-icing roads and driveways with salt and chemical de-icers is a common practice, the products can have a negative effect on asphalt. However, there are other options for effectively removing ice from your pavement without damaging the asphalt. Continue reading to learn about the impact of de-icing products and a few alternative products to try this winter. (more…)

Is Your Pavement Ready For This Winter?

Thursday, October 25th, 2018
Learn if your pavement is ready for this winter.

Learn if your pavement is ready for this winter.

Before the winter season arrives, all property managers must ask themselves an important question: “Is my pavement ready for winter?” Parking lots and sidewalks need to be prepared now for the winter elements and freezing temperatures to ensure they remain in good condition. Continue reading to learn how PTG can help with winterization of your pavement! (more…)

Crack Fill Before Winter To Prevent Freeze/Thaw Damage

Friday, October 19th, 2018
cracks

Learn why it’s important to crack fill before winter to prevent freeze/thaw damage.

Winter is just around the corner, and it’s important to start preparing your parking lot and pavement to prevent freeze/thaw damage. If the asphalt has any cracks or potholes, now is the time to crack fill the pavement before the temperature gets too cold. Learn more about freeze/thaw cycles and why it’s crucial to crack fill your parking lot before winter arrives. (more…)

Why It’s Important To Repair Pavement Damage Before Winter

Friday, October 5th, 2018
Learn why it’s important to repair pavement damage before winter.

Learn why it’s important to repair pavement damage before winter.

Although fall just arrived, winter will be here before we know it. Before the freezing temperatures, snow, and ice hit Maryland, property managers must first repair their pavement. It’s crucial to fill cracks and potholes in the fall, or your pavement will need expensive repairs in the spring. (more…)

Reserve Study: Planning Your Pavement Budget

Thursday, September 27th, 2018
Learn all about reserve studies and planning your pavement budget.

Learn all about reserve studies and planning your pavement budget.

As we enter the last few months of 2018, property managers and homeowners associations are beginning to plan for next year. A main aspect for planning for the year ahead is setting a budget, which means it’s time to decide what takes priority and deserves the most attention. A good way to make an educated decision is to schedule a reserve study to have a professional inspect your pavement and provide a financial analysis. (more…)

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

Thursday, 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. (more…)

Last Call For Sealcoating Parking Lots Before Extreme Temperatures

Friday, 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. (more…)

Retaining Wall Installation Guide

Friday, September 7th, 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! (more…)

What Causes Asphalt To Deteriorate?

Friday, 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. (more…)

Budgeting Needs for Asphalt Paving and Repairs With Property Managers

Friday, 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. (more…)