Posts Tagged ‘PTG Enterprises’

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

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…)

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

Monday, 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.  (more…)

How Property Managers Can Save Time and Money with an Asphalt Parking Lot

Monday, April 8th, 2019
Asphalt Patching Process

Learn how property managers can save time and money with an asphalt parking lot.

As a property manager, it’s your responsibility to make important decisions regarding the function and efficiency of the property that you manage. One component that shouldn’t be overlooked is the parking lot – the main feature that has one of the most significant impacts on the experience of people who visit the building. For convenience and safety reasons, the parking lot should be well maintained to allow traffic to continue to flow on and off the property. Here are the ways property managers can save time and money with an asphalt parking lot.  (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…)

When To Sealcoat Your Asphalt Parking Lot

Friday, 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. (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…)

Why It’s Important To Repair Potholes In The Spring

Monday, March 11th, 2019
Learn why it’s crucial to repair all potholes in your parking lot this spring.

Learn why it’s crucial to repair all potholes in your parking lot this spring.

If your parking lot has a pothole, it’s important to fix it as soon as possible to avoid further damage. Potholes will worsen if they are not addressed quickly, and can cause damages to vehicles and possible injuries to pedestrians. Emergency repairs should be performed year-round, but full repairs should take place when the weather is warm. Continue reading to learn why it’s crucial to repair all potholes in your parking lot this spring.  (more…)

Spring Maintenance Checklist for Your Asphalt Pavement

Monday, March 4th, 2019
parking lot

Follow this spring maintenance checklist for your asphalt pavement.

Parking lots, walkways, and other types of asphalt pavement will require spring maintenance before you know it. With all the other springtime repairs, maintenance, and landscaping you may have on your plate, it’s a good idea to sort out the maintenance your asphalt pavement will need this spring. By considering spring maintenance now, you can get ahead of any tricky repairs or patches you may need when the snow and ice finally subsides. Plus, you can keep your pavement safer and usable all year round by being proactive with maintenance. Here are the essentials when it comes to spring maintenance for your asphalt pavement. (more…)