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Why It’s Important To Remove Oil From Your Parking Lot

Friday, September 6th, 2019
Learn why it’s important to remove oil from your parking lot.

Learn why it’s important to remove oil from your parking lot.

Your parking lot is an extremely important part of your business, as it gives customers an easy place to park so that they can access your business without needing to find or pay for street parking. It makes sense that, like any other investment in your business, you have to spend time and money maintaining the parking lot. When you have a lot paved, it starts to break down almost immediately, though the process is usually slow, giving you many years of use. Some factors can exacerbate the breakdown, however, and oil spots are one of the worst.  (more…)

The Life Cycle Of An Average Asphalt Parking Lot

Friday, August 30th, 2019
Parking Lot Striping Baltimore

Learn more about the life cycle of an average asphalt parking lot.

Have you ever wondered about the expected lifespan of your parking lot? The average lifespan of a parking area can vary depending on factors like care and environment, but often it follows a straightforward pattern that you can use as a guideline for planning care and treatment. In general, a well cared for parking lot should last 25 years, but there are a few exceptions. (more…)

4 Steps To Take After Sealcoating Your Parking Lot

Friday, August 23rd, 2019
seal coating

Learn about four steps to take after sealcoating your parking lot.

When it comes to effective parking lot maintenance, sealcoating is a key part of keeping your pavement functional and looking good as new. In order to maintain the long-term durability and appearance of your parking lot, property managers should frequently inspect and repair pavement. However, parking lot maintenance isn’t quite finished after fresh sealcoating. In order to take full advantage of the benefits of sealcoating, there are a few key steps you should take in order to make sure your parking lot stays new for years to come. (more…)

3 Important Tips For Parking Lot Maintenance

Friday, July 12th, 2019
Here are 3 important tips for parking lot maintenance.

Here are 3 important tips for parking lot maintenance.

Your parking lot is often the first thing people see as they approach your business and the state of the lot – be it flat and nicely painted or cracked and full of potholes – contributes greatly to their first impression. It would be nice if parking lots were set-it-and-forget-it, especially since they tend to last between 20 and 30 years on average. That’s just not the case, however, because those decades are not guaranteed, especially if your lot is subject to heavy traffic, extreme temperatures and sun exposure, or chemical contamination. In order to keep your parking lot looking good for as long as possible, you have to make parking lot maintenance a priority. Here are 3 tips to get you started. (more…)

5 Ways To Improve Your Asphalt Parking Lot

Monday, May 6th, 2019
Fall Sealcoating

Learn about five ways to improve your asphalt parking lot.

Every parking lot needs regular maintenance and repairs to ensure it remains in good condition for a long time. Your commercial parking lot is the first thing a customer sees, and you want them to have a good first impression. A parking lot full of potholes and cracks not only makes your business look bad, but it is also dangerous for those driving and walking in the lot. Continue reading for four ways to improve your asphalt parking lot to ensure it is in great condition! (more…)

Why Parking Lot Striping is So Important

Monday, 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. (more…)

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…)

Signs Your Asphalt Parking Lot Needs Repairs

Friday, 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. (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…)

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…)