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3 Reasons To Repair Potholes As Quickly As Possible

Friday, February 8th, 2019
Learn three reasons why it’s so important to repair potholes as quickly as possible.

Learn three reasons why it’s so important to repair potholes as quickly as possible.

Potholes can cause a lot of damage to cars or pedestrians in your parking lot, and it is crucial to repair a pothole as soon as possible. If your parking lot is full of potholes, it is not only a terrible first impression for new customers, but it also puts you at risk of being liable for an accident. Continue reading for three essential reasons why you should always repair potholes on your property as quickly as possible. (more…)

What Are Emergency Cold Patching Services?

Friday, December 14th, 2018
 Learn about emergency cold patching services.

Learn about emergency cold patching services.

The winter season is tough on pavement, as the freeze-thaw cycles cause new pavement damages and potholes in existing asphalt surfaces. If your pavement is in rough condition, don’t wait any longer to reinforce it with emergency cold patching services from PTG! (more…)

It’s Time for Property and Facility Managers to Plan for 2019 Pavement Projects

Friday, December 7th, 2018
Learn why it's time for property and facility managers to plan for 2019 pavement projects.

Learn why it’s time for property and facility managers to plan for 2019 pavement projects.

As we enter December, it is that time of year when property managers must begin planning paving projects for the new year. The end of the year can be a stressful time for businesses, and planning new projects is not always an easy task. If you feel overwhelmed by the asphalt and concrete projects you must complete in 2019, call PTG today! We offer professional pavement contractor services that can be vital to your planning process and help to develop a strategy that works best for your community or facility. (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…)

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…)

What To Know About Infrared Patching Repairs

Thursday, July 12th, 2018
Asphalt Installation

Learn all about infrared patching repairs.

Infrared patching is the method of blending new asphalt with existing pavement to make a joint-free integral patch. You may consider infrared patching repairs if your asphalt surface has potholes, divots, cracks, heaving, or any other kind of uneven areas. Continue reading for important things you should know about infrared patching repairs. (more…)

What Are Bioretention Ponds And What Do They Do?

Thursday, July 5th, 2018
 Learn more about bioretention ponds and how they can benefit your parking lot.

Learn more about bioretention ponds and how they can benefit your parking lot.

Bioretention ponds, also referred to as rain gardens or stormwater planters, are designed to collect stormwater runoff from sidewalks, parking lots, and other paved surfaces. The bioretention ponds are beneficial for pavement, as too much water can result in ponding issues, penetration of pavement, and walking hazards for customers. Continue reading to learn more about bioretention ponds and their benefits. (more…)

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…)