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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…)

Spring Maintenance Checklist for Your Asphalt Pavement

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
parking lot

Follow this spring maintenance checklist for your asphalt pavement.

Parking lots, walkways, and other types of asphalt pavement will require spring maintenance before you know it. With all the other springtime repairs, maintenance, and landscaping you may have on your plate, it’s a good idea to sort out the maintenance your asphalt pavement will need this spring. By considering spring maintenance now, you can get ahead of any tricky repairs or patches you may need when the snow and ice finally subsides. Plus, you can keep your pavement safer and usable all year round by being proactive with maintenance. Here are the essentials when it comes to spring maintenance for your asphalt pavement. (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…)

What Is Infrared Asphalt Repair?

Friday, July 5th, 2019
Concrete Asphalt Parking Lots

Learn about infrared asphalt repair.

Asphalt driveways and parking lots are used almost daily by countless vehicles. It’s only natural that over time, your asphalt will require repairs and routine maintenance. Whether the freeze/thaw cycle has left your parking lot cracked, or wear-and-tear has left potholes throughout your pavement, asphalt repair will eventually be necessary. You may be wondering–what’s the best way to patch or repair my asphalt pavement? Though most of us are familiar with asphalt patching, infrared asphalt repair is a highly effective and durable method for repairing blacktop. Learn about why infrared asphalt repair is a good choice and how it can benefit you. (more…)

Concrete vs. Asphalt Parking Lots

Friday, June 21st, 2019
Learn about the difference between concrete and asphalt parking lots.

Learn about the difference between concrete and asphalt parking lots.

Whether you’re installing a new parking lot or replacing one that’s been well worn and damaged over the years, you should weigh your options carefully. After all, a parking lot gives the first impression of your building in many ways, so it’s important that it’s safe, durable, and easy to maintain. Parking lots are generally laid in asphalt or concrete, and there are a number of factors that will help determine which is right for you. Choosing a parking lot will mainly depend on the amount of traffic your lot will see, weather patterns in your area, and the required level of ongoing maintenance. Using these main criteria, we’ll weigh the pros and cons of concrete and asphalt parking lots. (more…)

5 Things That May Be Ruining Your Asphalt

Monday, June 10th, 2019
 Learn about five things that may be ruining your asphalt.

Learn about five things that may be ruining your asphalt.

Your parking lot is an important part of your business, as it gives your customers an easy place to park so they can access your store or office. If it has a lot of potholes that need to be filled, however, it will reflect poorly on your business and brand. It could also be a liability if someone gets injured in your lot. But what kinds of things can damage your asphalt? Actually, a lot of things, since asphalt starts degrading as soon as it goes down. So if you are worried about what can damage your asphalt and the first impression it produces, read on.  (more…)

4 Benefits of Getting Asphalt Paving In the Summer

Monday, May 27th, 2019
Paving Fabric

Learn about four benefits of getting asphalt paving in the summer.

Summer is around the corner, so if your parking lot needs repairs or you have another paving project on the horizon, now is the time to schedule the work. Summer is the ideal time for doing asphalt paving, so the months typically book up quickly. You may think that asphalt is something that can be installed any time of year, especially if you’ve ever seen crews in the late fall and winter doing emergency patching. For best results, however, asphalt needs to go down in warm conditions.  (more…)

Why You Should Install Asphalt This Spring or Summer

Monday, May 20th, 2019
Learn why you should install asphalt this spring or summer.

Learn why you should install asphalt this spring or summer.

It seems like asphalt is something that goes down any time of year, after all, repairing the streets seems to be an all-year-long sort of occurrence in this area. The reality, however, is that asphalt should be installed in a warm environment. This means that the spring and summer are the ideal times to install asphalt for your home or business. If you’ve got an asphalt project in mind, such as parking lot repairs, now is the time to book a contractor. Since the warmer months are the best time, many fill up fast. (more…)

5 Ways To Improve Your Asphalt Parking Lot

Monday, May 6th, 2019
Fall Sealcoating

Learn about five ways to improve your asphalt parking lot.

Every parking lot needs regular maintenance and repairs to ensure it remains in good condition for a long time. Your commercial parking lot is the first thing a customer sees, and you want them to have a good first impression. A parking lot full of potholes and cracks not only makes your business look bad, but it is also dangerous for those driving and walking in the lot. Continue reading for four ways to improve your asphalt parking lot to ensure it is in great condition! (more…)

How Property Managers Can Save Time and Money with an Asphalt Parking Lot

Monday, April 8th, 2019
Asphalt Patching Process

Learn how property managers can save time and money with an asphalt parking lot.

As a property manager, it’s your responsibility to make important decisions regarding the function and efficiency of the property that you manage. One component that shouldn’t be overlooked is the parking lot – the main feature that has one of the most significant impacts on the experience of people who visit the building. For convenience and safety reasons, the parking lot should be well maintained to allow traffic to continue to flow on and off the property. Here are the ways property managers can save time and money with an asphalt parking lot.  (more…)