Getting the Most Out of Your Parking Lot
Spring paving season is almost upon us and now is the perfect time to assess and take action regarding how you maintain your parking lot.
Is Your Parking Lot Ready for Winter?
Winter is almost here! Is your parking lot ready for the elemental impacts the season will bring? Snow and ice are two of the biggest threats to your parking lot. When snow and ice melt, the water doesn’t just rest on the surface, it can seep down into the subgrade and refreeze, causing massive structural damage to your paving installation. Below, we will discuss the steps you can take to ensure your parking lot is prepared for winter weather.
Is It Too Cold to Sealcoat My Parking Lot?
If you own or manage a property in Boston or any other city in the northern half of the US, you may be wondering if you still have time to sealcoat your parking lot before winter arrives. A fresh sealcoating will protect your parking lot from the damaging effects caused by weather and sunlight, as well as keep your parking lot looking fresh.
Don’t Settle for a Boring Parking Lot
Your parking lot can often become an afterthought when considering ways to refresh the look of your facility, but often, your parking lot is the first impression you make when someone visits your property. You don’t have to settle for the same boring parking lot design and layout that your customers see in every other parking lot.
4 Reasons Why Parking Lot Maintenance Is More Important Than You Think
As a facility manager or business owner, you should always strive to improve the overall experience of customers and employees visiting your facility. I say overall, as you should consider improvements for both the inside, as well as the outside of your facility.
5 Benefits of SealCoating
As with most things, the parking lot of your facility has a limited lifespan. A key part of any good maintenance plan, regularly scheduled sealcoating will protect and extend the life of your parking lot.
The Importance of Parking Lot Drainage
In most new parking lots, you expect to find that rich, black asphalt with bright, freshly painted lines, but often, one aspect of a parking lot is overlooked: drainage. Perhaps the most important aspect regarding the longevity of your parking lot, drainage will determine the ability of the pavement to withstand the harsh effects of traffic and weather.
Parking Lot Maintenance: Reactive Vs. Preventative
A reactive maintenance plan requires something to go wrong or break down before the issue gains attention. When an asset malfunctions, a maintenance technician will identify the issue that occurred and take steps to restore the property to an operational condition. However, if maintenance issues begin to pile up, and when left ignored, can lead to catastrophic damage that can only then be repaired by full reconstruction.
The Lifecycle Of A Parking Lot And How To Gauge Its Condition
Starting the day your brand-new parking lot is completed, it slowly begins to deteriorate, but it can be combated with routine preventative maintenance. To better understand what kind of maintenance your parking lot needs, you first will need to know its condition. To do this, you must first access the condition of your parking lot.
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