Posts Tagged ‘Snow Removal’

How to Eliminate Common Pedestrian Hazards in Your Parking Lot

Friday, January 24th, 2020
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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…)

Winter Maintenance: Don’t Hurt Yourself Removing Snow

Monday, February 1st, 2016
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Winter maintenance in Maryland can call for serious snow removal. Learn how to keep from injuring yourself during snow removal.


Last week – in light of Blizzard Jonas wreaking havoc on the nation – we talked about why you should not use de-icer on your concrete, asphalt and masonry. De-icer can be hazardous to your surfaces and surrounding vegetation. However, after a major snowfall, removing snow from these surfaces is necessary for health. So, how do you practice winter maintenance and keep your pavement and patio safe and clear of snow without hurting yourself? Let’s talk about it.


Snow Removal for Commercial Properties in Maryland

Friday, February 7th, 2014

As a business owner, snow is the last thing you want to see. Snow means downtime. If employees and customers can’t make it to your business, you don’t make money. Snow also means snow removal, which isn’t cheap. And this has already been a rather snowy winter here in Maryland and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down. In fact, everyone’s favorite groundhog just predicted 6 more weeks of winter. So get ready for more frigid temperatures, more snow, and more costly snow removal.

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Snow Removal for Commercial Properties in Maryland

Not only is removing snow from your parking lot an expensive endeavor, it can also damage your asphalt, costing you even more money down the road! So please, follow these snow removal tips for commercial properties in Maryland:

  1. Prompt Snow Removal: Not only is it a good idea for your business to remove snow as soon as possible, but it is important from a legal standpoint as well. After all, the last thing you want or need is for a customer to slip and fall outside your business because you didn’t properly clear the walkway and parking lot. If this happens, you could be held liable.
  2. Professional Snow Removal: While you can try and tackle snow removal yourself, it is often better to leave this job to the professionals. They have the knowledge and equipment to get the job done right. Plus, a professional plowing service is far less likely to damage your parking surface. Still, accidents do happen.

If you notice any asphalt damage, whether the result of a snow plow or the constant Freeze-Thaw Effect of winter, you need to address the damage as soon as possible. Timely repairs are extremely important. If you notice a crack, pothole, or other form of asphalt damage, it is important to have it repaired quickly to avoid the issue worsening.

So pick up the phone and call  an experienced asphalt company today – a company like PTG Enterprises. The asphalt experts here have managed hundreds of pavement repair projects and have the experience you need.

If you have any questions about Asphalt Repair or if you are looking for an asphalt contractor in the Baltimore, Maryland area, please contact PTG Enterprises aka My Pavement Guy today by calling 410-636-8777, or click here today! You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

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