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Fri, Mar. 26, 2021
Closeup of the Nylon brush of a street sweeper

You can grab an umbrella, a raincoat, or even a pair of classic yellow boots to get ready for the rainy season, but your parking lot can't. Here's everything you need to know about parking lot maintenance when the skies are gray (hint: it involves a little bit of sweeping!).

The Big Question

Should you be sweeping your parking lot when it's rainy?

The short answer is...

Wed, Mar. 24, 2021
New pavement or asphalt parking lot, Aerial view of an empty shopping center parking lot

What does it take to create a new parking lot? Can a company hope to handle it alone? Here's everything you need to know to get the pavement of your dreams!

Creating Parking Lots

You probably don't think of your company's parking lot as a work of art, but when you know what goes into creating that work of art, you might just change your mind! Here are the steps involved in creating a new parking lot (and what you need to know if you plan to try it...

Wed, Feb. 24, 2021
Newly painted or striped parking lot

Parking lots don't require a lot of work, but they do occasionally need some TLC. One of the biggest and best things you can do for your parking lot--and your customers, and your budget--is to know the ins and outs of parking lot striping, why you'd need to re-stripe, and when to consider re-striping. Here's everything you need to know!

The Why

With so many things to juggle in order to keep your business up and running, you probably don't want...

Mon, Feb. 15, 2021
large puddle on driveway

Spring is just around the corner, which means budding flowers, warmer weather, and, of course, the notorious puddle. While puddles may be great news for kids with rain boots, it's not such a blessing for your asphalt driveway. Here's everything you need to know!

Problems and Solutions

Spring rain can mean trouble for your pavement. Standing water quickly leads to bigger problems, which, in turn, can ruin the asphalt--and break the bank while...

Mon, Jan. 25, 2021
De-icing concept, closeup of salt or ice melt on asphalt

Winter's here in full force, which means that snow and ice are always lurking on the horizon. Don't leave your parking lots, driveways, and sidewalks out in the cold; instead, get ready for any eventuality with winter services like de-icing!

A Crash-Course without the Crash

Of course, the goal of any de-icing crash-course is to avoid the crash. Ice can be a huge problem for drivers and pedestrians, but it can also cause long-term damage to your asphalt--...

Wed, Jan. 13, 2021
Snow plow parked, snow removal of asphalt parking lot

At first glance, it might seem like a stretch to say that snow removal can have an impact on your customer service--but it's true, and it's a pretty big deal. Read on to find out how winter services can make your customers and your asphalt a whole lot happier!

Snow Service Matters 

Your company's asphalt probably gets overlooked for most of the year--and, generally, that's a good thing. As long as your pavement is being properly maintained and...

Mon, Dec. 28, 2020
back view of a salt truck, de-icer concept. Putting salt on an icy winter road

It's time for your asphalt to face its old nemesis: ice with winter weather upon us. The good news is that you've got a couple of options when it comes to fighting this age-old villain: salt and liquid deicer. Here are the pros and cons of each option, and a little advice on which might be best for you!

Pros and Cons

Winter services can make the difference between a safe,...

Mon, Dec. 21, 2020
snow removal concept, snow plow attached to the front of a truck, shoveling or plowing parking lot

Winter is here, and with it, some frigid temperatures. Sure, snow and ice can be fun--but not for your asphalt, and certainly not for the cars and pedestrians trying to travel. Here's what you need to know about ice and snow removal and all the winter services your asphalt needs!

Bracing Yourself

Whether you've been snowed in for weeks or you haven't seen so much as a flurry, one thing is clear: winter weather means business, and when it shows up in...

Tue, Nov. 24, 2020
snow piles by the side of parking lot, asphalt in winter

Winter's right around the corner, which means that people and pavement need to get ready for cold temperatures and bad weather. Of course, for you, that means putting on a coat or breaking out the hot cocoa--but what does it mean for your parking lot? Here are some tips to help prepare your commercial asphalt for the winter and avoid significant repairs when spring rolls around!

Making a Plan

It's important to prepare for the winter weather...

Thu, Nov. 19, 2020
Man sealing an asphalt driveway, sealcoat protection

If you're looking for a long-term, cost-effective solution that will protect your asphalt and your wallet, there's no better choice than sealcoating. However, there are a few things you'll need to do first--so sit back, relax, and let us help you with your sealcoating homework!

The Basics

First, a crash-course in sealcoating: it's precisely what it sounds like. Instead...

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