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Why Parking Lot Striping is So Important

April 29th, 2019
restriping

Learn why parking lot striping is so important.

One of the most recognizable features of every parking lot is the striping. When we drive onto a parking lot, the striping gives us direction and shows us where to park. For pedestrians, it makes it a lot easier for people to walk safely to their destinations. It’s a factor that most of us probably take for granted but would definitely notice if they were missing. Read on to learn more about why parking lot striping is so important. Read the rest of this entry »

Protecting Your Parking Lot From Sun Damage

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Choose An Asphalt Parking Lot Over A Concrete Parking Lot?

April 15th, 2019
Learn why you should choose an asphalt parking lot over a concrete parking lot.

Learn why you should choose an asphalt parking lot over a concrete parking lot.

Is your business’s parking lot in need of a makeover? When it comes to a great first impression and improved customer retention rates, one of the most overlooked aspects of a business is its parking lot. While not every company has control over the state of their parking area, for those who do, it should be one of significant concern. Not only can a poorly maintained parking lot lead to injuries, vehicle damage, and personal injury lawsuits, but it can make a substantial impact on your reputation. No matter how good your products and services, customers will be less inclined to return if they know your parking area is a mess. With that in mind, stopping to consider the type of parking lot you choose is critical. Ensuring that you can keep it maintained and repaired for years to come will make a huge difference in its long term effectiveness. The two options for a parking lot are asphalt and concrete, both have their own pros and cons, but today we’ll be focusing on asphalt.  Read the rest of this entry »

Signs Your Asphalt Parking Lot Needs Repairs

April 5th, 2019
Parking Lot Repair

Learn about the signs that mean your asphalt parking lot needs repairs.

Asphalt repair is an important part of your property’s maintenance plan. After all, cracking, uneven surfaces and other damages to asphalt can cause safety issues or even damage the vehicles that use your parking lot. Making sure your parking lot is well-maintained can help you avoid trickier, more expensive repairs down the road, in addition to preventing safety issues. It’s a good idea to tackle preventative maintenance on a regular basis to prevent persistent issues with your asphalt parking lot, but there is plenty of regular wear and tear that can require repairs as well. Here are some of the biggest signs that your asphalt parking lot may be in need of repairs. Read the rest of this entry »

When To Sealcoat Your Asphalt Parking Lot

March 29th, 2019
 Learn when to sealcoat your asphalt parking lot.

Learn when to sealcoat your asphalt parking lot.

Your parking lot as an important part of your business, and you want it to represent you and your brand as well as possible. A parking lot that is cracked and full of potholes, or even one that has been patched repeatedly, is not giving a strong first impression of your business. All those cracks and hole could even become a liability issue and cost you money in the long run. But repaving a parking lot is expensive, and parking lots seem to develop holes every year. Sealcoat can help prevent cracks and holes from forming and extend the life of your asphalt parking lot. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Know If Your Parking Lot Is ADA Compliant

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Is Drainage So Important For Asphalt Pavements?

March 1st, 2019
Learn why drainage is so important for asphalt pavements.

Learn why drainage is so important for asphalt pavements.

Flooding in parking lots and on other asphalt surfaces can be a huge safety concern since it can cause dangerous conditions for both drivers and pedestrians. Water is also a big problem for the asphalt itself. Water can cause serious damage to the pavement from all sides. Continue reading to learn more about why proper drainage is vitally important for your asphalt pavement. Read the rest of this entry »

Prepare for Spring with 5 Post-Winter Pavement Repairs

February 18th, 2019
Asphalt Installation

Learn how to prepare for spring with five post-winter pavement repairs.

Winter weather can wreak havoc on many parts of your property. The pipes, pavement, and other aspects can break down under the pressure, weight, and constant freezing and refreezing. Without the proper preventative measures and maintenance throughout the season, you could find a great deal of expensive damage that you’ll have to repair. Check out how you can prepare for spring with these five post-winter pavement repairs. Read the rest of this entry »

What Is Frost Heave Damage?

February 11th, 2019
Learn about frost heave damage.

Learn about frost heave damage.

The winter is not over yet, but after months of freezing temperatures, property managers may see frost heave and cold weather damages in their parking lot and sidewalks. Continue reading to learn more about frost heave damage and how to repair it. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Reasons To Repair Potholes As Quickly As Possible

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. Read the rest of this entry »