Asphalt Maintenance

Parking Lot Safety Suggestions

Perhaps you are someone who takes safety very seriously. You wear your seat belt, make sure that all of your vehicle’s lights are operational and obey the traffic laws. When walking, you cross only at intersections, wait for the “Walk” light and look both ways before you step off the curb. Unfortunately, however, some people…

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Winter Weather Can Affect Your Asphalt Pavement

For many people, winter is the most delightful season of all. For your asphalt parking lot, however, winter can be the cruelest season that it will face. It is not at all uncommon for property owners to be shocked by the amount of damage that their parking lots incurred between autumn and spring. Understanding how…

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Why End-Season Sealcoating Can Be Problematic

Maintaining your sealcoating is one of the nicest things you can do for your asphalt pavement. Sealants can double the pavement’s life, and as an added bonus, they can drastically improve its appearance. Many customers are aware of the protective properties that sealcoating provides, so they want to make sure that their pavements are fully…

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Sand, Safety, and Sealcoating

Reputable sealcoating contractors following the manufacturer’s recommendations for mixing sealants. All manufacturers provide precise recipes that detail the amount of water that should be added, and the instructions also advise that silica sand should be added as well. Sand is needed even if special additives are included in the mix, such as additives to make…

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Property Managers And Asphalt Paving Maintenance

Parking Lot Striping July '16

When you are a property manager, it often seems as if the list of maintenance needs never ends. There are many different areas of the property that can need attention at the same time. Perhaps your landscaping is on life support, certain areas could use a fresh coat of paint or a tenant has noticed…

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An Asphalt Sealcoating Parking Lot

To offer a modified version of an old saying, familiarity breeds complacency. You can become so used to seeing your parking lot that you can be lulled into a false sense of security, satisfied that your pavement is holding up as it should. One day, something forces you to inspect your parking lot more closely,…

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Budgeting Asphalt Maintenance

As a property manager, you likely have two goals you would like to meet for your pavement: make it last as long as possible and make it as attractive as possible throughout its life. With year-end looming just over the horizon, you are probably working on next year’s budget and may be trying to determine…

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Parking Lot Maintenance Can Save You Money

An asphalt parking lot should last for many years and remain attractive throughout its life. However, getting the most out of your investment requires maintaining your lot properly. Here are some tips to help you do just that. Parking Lot Maintenance Can Save You Money – An Example 1. Having your parking lot professionally sealcoated…

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The Difference In Asphalt Paving and Asphalt Sealcoating

  Many customers are confused about the difference between sealcoating and asphalt paving. They are actually two very different products that are used for different reasons. Think of sealcoating as the “ounce of prevention” and paving as the “pound of cure.” The Difference In Asphalt Paving and Asphalt Sealcoating – The Two About Sealcoating Sealcoating…

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Sealcoating At Night

This is how you make asphalt paving companies uncomfortable, tell him that you need him to sealcoat your parking lot at night. On the one hand, he, like most other asphalt professionals, is accustomed to adapting his schedule to make things more convenient for his customers. On the other hand, he knows that in three to…

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