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Asphalt Parking Lot Maintenance

Friday, December 9th, 2011

While your parking surface may look rugged and indestructible, it’s not (trust us). This is why regular asphalt pavement maintenance is important. Without such maintenance, your asphalt surface will slowly begin to crumble away. On the other hand, with proper asphalt maintenance, your parking lot will last for years (maybe even decades) to come.

Preventative asphalt maintenance tasks include:

•     Preventing the surface and underlying infiltration bed from becoming clogged with fine sediment.

•     Your parking lot pavement surface should be vacuumed at least twice a year with a vacuum sweeper.

•     If routine vacuum sweeping proves ineffective, wash your pavement with clean, low-pressure water followed by immediate vacuuming.

•     Maintain the landscape surrounding your asphalt. This will hopefully prevent soil washout onto the parking surface.

•     If soil washout occurs, clean up immediately.

Winter asphalt maintenance:

•     Never use sand or abrasives because they will clog the pores of your asphalt. Instead, use deicing materials.

•     When plowing, set the blade an inch higher than normal. This will prevent unnecessary damage.

If damage still occurs to your asphalt parking lot and it is in desperate need of a little TLC, contact an experienced asphalt company today – a company like PTG Enterprises. The asphalt experts here have managed hundreds of repair projects and have the experience you need. So contact PTG Enterprises aka My Pavement Guy today by calling 410-636-8777 or click here today!

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Parking Lot Maintenance For Porous Asphalt Pavement