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Protecting Your Parking Lot From Sun Damage

Monday, April 22nd, 2019
Fall Sealcoating

Learn how to protect your parking lot from sun damage.

Did you know that the sun is strong enough to damage your parking lot? While we all know that the sun can have a lot of different harmful effects on both us humans and our possessions, it’s sometimes hard to remember that it is an incredibly powerful force. The rays of the sun can affect even the most stalwart seeming objects, like parking lots. The effects of sun damage can go unnoticed for a considerable amount of time, but they shouldn’t be ignored. When affected by long term UV ray exposure, your parking lot will gradually lose its color, but more importantly, it will lose its durability as well. If you are beginning to notice that the texture of your parking lot has changed and it seems to be getting more cracks than usual, it may be time to take action. (more…)

How To Know If Your Parking Lot Is ADA Compliant

Friday, March 22nd, 2019
ADA Compliance

Learn how to know if your parking lot is ADA compliant.

The ADA, or Americans with Disabilities Act, was created to ensure that all public places have access for people who face disabilities. ADA compliance is very important for property managers to ensure that equal access is provided for everyone. The ADA covers everything inside and outside of most businesses, so it’s crucial to ensure that your parking lot is ADA compliant. (more…)

How To Repair A Sinkhole In Your Parking Lot

Friday, February 1st, 2019
sinkholes

Learn how to repair a sinkhole in your parking lot.

Your parking lot is an important, yet often overlooked, part of your business. It is a place where you can offer clients, customers, or employees a safe, hassle-free place to park when they visit. But sometimes, even our parking lots have issues- and one of the biggest is the sinkhole. Continue reading to learn how to repair a sinkhole in your parking lot. (more…)

How To Eliminate Trip And Fall Hazards In Your Parking Lot

Friday, January 25th, 2019
Learn how to eliminate trip and fall hazards in your parking lot.

Learn how to eliminate trip and fall hazards in your parking lot.

Trip and fall injuries are a big deal, and they happen more often than they should. In fact, as much as 80% of snow and ice-related trip and fall accidents occur in parking lots or sidewalks. As a property owner, it is your responsibility to ensure people are safe on your pavement. Continue reading for a few ways you can eliminate trip and fall hazards in your parking lot. (more…)

Important Tips for Property Managers: Pavement and Parking Lot Maintenance

Monday, January 7th, 2019
Paving Fabric

Learn about important tips for property managers about pavement and parking lot maintenance.

One of the first things that a potential customer will notice about your company is how well the parking lot is maintained. No one wants to be jostled around by potholes or to get out of their car and trip due to a crack. Not only can these signs of wear be dangerous to your guests and employees and put you at risk of a personal injury suit, but they can also harm your reputation. While we’d all like to believe that there’s more to your business than appearances, the way you treat your property matters. As a property manager, you must take pavement and parking lot maintenance seriously. (more…)

Make Sure Your Parking Lot Is ADA Compliant

Friday, August 3rd, 2018
ADA

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
potholes

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…)