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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…)

Last Call For Sealcoating Parking Lots Before Extreme Temperatures

Friday, September 14th, 2018
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It’s the last call to seatcoat parking lots before the extreme temperatures hit Maryland!

Sealcoating your parking lot is the most effective method for preserving the structural integrity and visual appeal of the pavement. Pavement maintenance is crucial for commercial properties to ensure that the parking lot is safe and free of cracks or potholes. The process can’t take place during the cold winter weather and harsh elements, so the fall season is the last call to sealcoat your pavement. (more…)

Spring Showers Bring Water Damage To Parking Lots

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
Learn how spring showers can bring water damage to your parking lot.

Learn how spring showers can bring water damage to your parking lot.

As the saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers,” but unfortunately, rain showers also bring many parking lot issues. Too much rain can lead to all kinds of water damage problems for parking lots, including ponding issues, penetration of pavement, and walking hazards for customers. Continue reading to learn how to deal with these issues from spring showers to keep your parking lot in good condition all season long. (more…)

Sealcoating: Sealed vs. Unsealed Asphalt

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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Learn all about the benefits of sealcoating.

Sealcoating is the best way to keep your parking lot in good condition, as it seals small cracks and prevents water from penetrating through the asphalt and deteriorating the pavement. The protective barrier protects your asphalt from damages while extending its life and performance. Continue reading to learn about the many benefits of sealing your parking lot. (more…)

Pavement Maintenance Tips For Property Managers

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Pavement maintenance is a critical duty of every property manager.

Property managers have a lot of responsibilities, but keeping the parking lot and pavement surrounding their property in good shape is one of their most important duties. A parking lot is one of the first things a visitor sees when arriving at a new property, and that first impression can leave the guest feeling negatively about the business before they even reach the building. Pavement maintenance can be a tough job for property managers to do alone, but PTG Enterprises knows how to get the job done right every time. (more…)

Why Asphalt Sealcoating Works

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
Sealcoating vs. Unsealed Parking Lot

Sealcoating protects asphalt and makes it look fresh, new, and clean.

Asphalt sealing, often referred to as sealcoating, is important for protecting asphalt from destructive elements. While sealed asphalt may be seen as more expensive, unsealed asphalt actually costs property managers more money in the long run as it deteriorates much quicker. (more…)

Property Managers Should Start Thinking About 2018 Pavement Projects

Friday, December 15th, 2017
2018 Pavement Projects

It’s time for property managers to begin planning for paving projects in 2018!

Now is the perfect time for property managers to begin planning for paving projects in 2018. There are a lot of moving pieces and questions to be asked when planning: is there a brand new area that needs to be paved? Does an existing paved area need to be re-striped or sealed? Can any of these projects be pushed back a year, or is it imperative to fix this year? That is why seeking professional pavement contractor services can be vital to your project planning.   (more…)

How the Weather Affects Your Pavement

Friday, October 6th, 2017
Learn how the changing temperatures and weather conditions can affect your pavement.

Learn how the changing temperatures and weather conditions can affect your pavement.

Now that fall is here, the changing temperatures and weather conditions will start to affect your pavement. While we always expected some wear and tear, a significant amount of destruction can take place if you don’t take the proper steps to protect your pavement. Here is what you need to know about the ways that weather can affect your pavement. (more…)

How to Deal with Flooding in Parking Lots

Friday, September 8th, 2017
Ponding Water Parking Lot

Flooding is a hazard to drivers and is very damaging to the parking lot. Keep reading to see how to stop flooding from occurring.

One of the most important aspects of a parking lot that is often overlooked is its drainage, which can quickly become the main focus with the expected excess of rainfall. Whether the parking lot flooding is natural or man-made, it is a hazard to drivers or pedestrians and is also very damaging to the parking lot. Even though the parking lot might seem like it’s in good condition on the surface, the pooling water will start to eat away the sealcoating and eventually allow water to seep into the pavement and begin to oxidize and deteriorate the pavement. Today we will look at procedures to put in place to deal with unexpected flooding in parking lots. (more…)

The Many Benefits of Sealcoating

Friday, August 25th, 2017
Sealcoating vs. Unsealed Parking Lot

Sealcoating protects a parking lot and makes it look fresh, new, and clean.

Sealcoating a thin liquid layer added over a paved surface serves to protect it from damage caused by UV rays, rain and snow, and fluids from vehicles.  Sealcoating won’t cure existing issues, like cracks, but it will help prevent such damage from forming in the first place. Aside from keeping out damaging elements, properly applying a sealcoat is important to extend the life of asphalt paving. Sealcoating protects and prolongs the life expectancy of asphalt pavement by filling surface damage and providing a protective layer to keep out damaging UV rays, vehicle fluids and water. (more…)