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PTG Enterprises is Your Go-To Commercial Paving Service

Monday, November 18th, 2019
pavement parking lot at Parkview at Ellicott City

PTG has provided paving services for multi-family HOAs such as the Parkview at Ellicott City.

Since its founding in 2001, PTG Enterprises has been dedicated to serving our commercial clients with asphalt and concrete paving services. We serve facilities across a wide range of sizes and purposes, from shopping centers to multi-family homes, to business parks. Read on for more information on who we serve, and if you have paving needs for a facility located in Baltimore, Harford, Anne Arundel, Howard, and Prince George’s Counties, contact PTG today!  (more…)

What To Do When The Asphalt In Your Parking Lot Is Wearing Down

Friday, September 27th, 2019
Learn what to do when the asphalt in your parking lot is wearing down.

Learn what to do when the asphalt in your parking lot is wearing down.

Your parking lot is often the first impression that a potential customer has of your business. If it is smooth and clean and well-kept, it looks like you take good care of it, and people can assume, by extension, that you will take care of their business needs. When it is full of potholes, covered in oil spots, and messy with trash, a potential customer may decide that they should take their business elsewhere. But paving a parking lot is a significant expense, and the unfortunate reality is that the asphalt on your lot naturally starts to break down almost as soon as it is down. However, there are some steps you can take to protect your parking lot if you see that it is wearing down more quickly than it should.   (more…)

5 Ways Commercial Asphalt Paving Services Can Help Your Business Save Money

Friday, September 20th, 2019
Pavement Repair Baltimore

Learn about five ways commercial asphalt paving services can help your business save money.

New asphalt on your parking lot can be a lot of money, but it is one of the best investments for your business. A significant expense like this is probably not the first thing to come to mind when you’re thinking about ways to save money. The truth is, however, that an investment in commercial asphalt services can actually save your business money, whether you’re having new asphalt installed or replacing the old asphalt you already have. (more…)

Retaining Wall 101: What Is It And What Are Its Benefits?

Thursday, September 12th, 2019
retaining wall

Learn about retaining walls and their benefits.

Slopes on your property can be a challenge not only for building, but for paving, planting, and landscaping as well. This is one of the major reasons that many property owners need to construct retaining walls. Whether your property requires one wall or a system of walls, retaining walls hold back earth and water on a slope to prevent erosion and manage water drainage. This makes retaining walls absolutely crucial for many kinds of plantings, as well as properties in particularly vulnerable areas for stormwater drainage problems and soil erosion. Read on for more of the basics of retaining walls and the benefits of using them on your property. (more…)

Why It’s Important To Remove Oil From Your Parking Lot

Friday, September 6th, 2019
Learn why it’s important to remove oil from your parking lot.

Learn why it’s important to remove oil from your parking lot.

Your parking lot is an extremely important part of your business, as it gives customers an easy place to park so that they can access your business without needing to find or pay for street parking. It makes sense that, like any other investment in your business, you have to spend time and money maintaining the parking lot. When you have a lot paved, it starts to break down almost immediately, though the process is usually slow, giving you many years of use. Some factors can exacerbate the breakdown, however, and oil spots are one of the worst.  (more…)

The Life Cycle Of An Average Asphalt Parking Lot

Friday, August 30th, 2019
Parking Lot Striping Baltimore

Learn more about the life cycle of an average asphalt parking lot.

Have you ever wondered about the expected lifespan of your parking lot? The average lifespan of a parking area can vary depending on factors like care and environment, but often it follows a straightforward pattern that you can use as a guideline for planning care and treatment. In general, a well cared for parking lot should last 25 years, but there are a few exceptions. (more…)

4 Steps To Take After Sealcoating Your Parking Lot

Friday, August 23rd, 2019
seal coating

Learn about four steps to take after sealcoating your parking lot.

When it comes to effective parking lot maintenance, sealcoating is a key part of keeping your pavement functional and looking good as new. In order to maintain the long-term durability and appearance of your parking lot, property managers should frequently inspect and repair pavement. However, parking lot maintenance isn’t quite finished after fresh sealcoating. In order to take full advantage of the benefits of sealcoating, there are a few key steps you should take in order to make sure your parking lot stays new for years to come. (more…)

What Causes Potholes and How To Fix Them

Friday, August 2nd, 2019
Learn what causes potholes and how to fix them.

Learn what causes potholes and how to fix them.

Potholes are a common problem in most areas, but they are a big problem for property owners. Every year, potholes on public roads and parking lots cost millions of dollars in damage to vehicles. They can damage tires, wheels, axels, and shocks, among other car components. Continue reading to learn about potholes and how to fix them in your parking lot. (more…)

How Various Weather Situations Distress Asphalt

Friday, July 26th, 2019
Learn how various weather situations distress asphalt.

Learn how various weather situations distress asphalt.

Although asphalt is very strong and durable, it will still be affected by the elements including snow, rain, and sun. It’s important for property managers to understand how the different seasons and changing weather patterns can distress their parking lots in order to provide the proper pavement care and damage prevention. Continue reading to learn how various weather situations can distress your asphalt pavement. (more…)

4 Important Asphalt Paving Budget Tips For Property Managers

Friday, July 19th, 2019
Fall Sealcoating

Learn about four important asphalt paving budget tips for property managers.

If your parking lot is in bad shape, you may be wondering how to fit repairs into a tight property budget. However, establishing a realistic parking lot maintenance budget is easier than you may think! Continue reading for four important asphalt paving budget tips for property managers. (more…)