Posts Tagged ‘Parking lot maintenance’

How to Create an ADA Compliant Parking Lot

Friday, March 20th, 2020
ADA compliant parking lot

An ADA compliant parking lot requires proper sizing, placement, and marking of accessible parking spaces.

The Americans with Disabilities Act, or the ADA, was created to ensure that public places across America are accessible for people with disabilities. ADA compliance is essential for every property, and property managers must take care that their property follows the guidelines of the ADA. The ADA has regulations for the spaces inside as well as outside most businesses, including the parking lot. The parking lot is the entrance to your business, so creating an ADA compliant parking lot is crucial for making your business accessible to every individual. Read on to learn what necessary components your parking lot needs to be considered ADA compliant.  (more…)

Why You Should Repair Your Potholes in Spring

Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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The warm weather of spring gives you an excellent chance to repair asphalt potholes.

Potholes are one of the biggest problems for commercial parking lots and commercial paved spaces. If you have potholes on your property, it is crucial that you repair them as soon as possible before they become larger and create serious problems. The best time of year to fix these dangers to pedestrians and vehicles is during warm weather seasons. Springtime is the best time to start repairing your potholes, as several new ones may have developed during the winter. Read on to learn why spring is the best time to repair your potholes, and how PTG Enterprises can help you prepare for your repairs today.  (more…)

How to Spot and Prevent Frost Heave Damage

Thursday, February 13th, 2020
frost heave damage pavement

Frost heave damage can crack and unsettle your pavement after extreme winter temperatures.

After enduring months of temperatures that yo-yo between freezing and cool, property managers in Maryland may be spotting the effects of frost heave and freeze-thaw cycles on their parking lots and sidewalks. It’s essential to understand what frost heave damage is, as well as the freeze-thaw cycles, in order to prevent or repair the damages that can result from them. Read on to learn about these consequences of winter weather, and how to spot them on your property.  (more…)

How to Eliminate Common Pedestrian Hazards in Your Parking Lot

Friday, January 24th, 2020
how to eliminate common pedestrian hazards in your parking lot

Removing snowfall immediately is an important step in preventing your parking lot from developing common pedestrian hazards.

Even if you are taking measures to remove snow from your parking lot this winter, your pavement can still become dangerous to pedestrians by accumulating ice and developing cracks that can trip customers. If your visitors don’t feel safe traveling in your parking lot, you can not only lose business but suffer long-lasting damages to your reputation. To avoid the negative consequences of pedestrian hazards in your parking lot, follow the guide below for spotting dangerous areas and eliminating them as efficiently as possible.  (more…)

How Often You Should Restripe Your Facility’s Parking Lot

Thursday, January 16th, 2020
restripe your facility's parking lot with bright paint

Learn why and when you should restripe your facility’s parking lot.

Business owners may underestimate the maintenance and upkeep required to keep their business running smoothly and remaining attractive to customers. Besides the obvious factors that are necessary for maintaining a business such as rent, employee wages, taxes, and inventory, taking care to maintain your business’s parking lot is just as essential. Understanding the reasons why striping your parking lot is important, as well as when to restripe your facility’s parking lot, will help you maintain this critical part of a well-run business.  (more…)

Benefits of Pothole Repair

Friday, September 22nd, 2017
Pothole repair is a simple and necessary measure to restore the look and overall function of your pavement.

Pothole repair is a simple and necessary measure to restore the look and overall function of your pavement.

Potholes aren’t just eyesores, but they can also become a pain to motorists who sometimes swerve their vehicles to avoid the bumps and damages that potholes cause. Usually the result of water damage or gradual deterioration over time, they show neglect and an apparent lack of maintenance on your property. Pothole repair can be a simple and necessary measure to restore the look and overall function of your pavement. Consider the benefits of doing the work now versus the possible need of a total replacement later. (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…)

Why a Good Looking Parking Lot is So Important

Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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A good looking parking lot is exactly what’s going to make the difference between a positive and negative experience for your client or customer.

What’s the first thing people see when they pull up to your business building?  Your parking lot.  This may seem insignificant in terms of what you usually focus on–after all, the building itself is where all the business takes place.  The parking lot is merely an in-between stage wherein people leave their cars behind to forget about them.  However, a good looking parking lot is exactly what’s going to make the difference between a positive and negative experience for your client or customer.  Read on to find out why a parking lot is such a vital part of your business.


Why Can’t You Just Pave Over Parking Lot Structural Problems?

Friday, January 6th, 2017
asphalt pavement

Urban Heat Island is essentially the fact that cities, or more populated urban areas, have a higher pavement to plant life ratio than sparsely populated areas.

Are you seeing cracks, potholes, and drainage issues when you inspect your parking lot?  Are you thinking you might just be able to pave over them?  Unfortunately, repairing and maintaining a parking lot isn’t that simple.  Repairing asphalt is a very intensive job and, when done incorrectly, can cause serious damage.  Don’t go the cheaper route just to save money, because you’ll end up costing yourself more in the end.  Why?  Read on to find out.


Asphalt Parking Lot Installation in Maryland

Friday, April 8th, 2016
asphalt parking lot installation in maryland

Our expert staff can handle your asphalt parking lot installation in Maryland with true success!

Asphalt may seem completely invulnerable and tough. However, under the constant wear and tear of traffic, weather, and other damaging environmental circumstances – asphalt can wear down and require repair and replacement before you know it. If you find yourself in need of asphalt parking lot  installation, we can help. Here is a look inside the PTG Enterprises process regarding asphalt parking lot installation in Maryland.