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Wed, Mar. 27, 2019
Newly Paved Parking Lot

Managing a business location or another kind of property that welcomes the public can come with its share of headaches. The state of the exterior of your property, especially the parking lot, can be one of these reoccurring problems. Paving the lot with asphalt is a great way to prevent these issues before they can take hold and keep the outside of the property looking great.

Asphalt is Aesthetically Pleasing and Practical

An asphalt surface isn't just aesthetically pleasing...

Fri, Mar. 22, 2019
seal coating asphalt cul de sac

Asphalt is a versatile substance that creates great streets, driveways, parking lots and more. However, it can be damaged over time as it is subjected to the elements. Constant exposure to rain, ice, and harsh sunlight can cause cracks as well as crumbling over time. That's why asphalt must be treated with sealcoating.

Damage to Asphalt

When asphalt is subjected to direct sunlight each day, it can get dried out....

Mon, Feb. 25, 2019
Parking lot with new markings and cars

In many ways, your business parking lot is as important as your building. A well-maintained parking lot adds aesthetic value to your building and grounds and gives customers and employees a safe place to park. A parking lot that's cracked, stained, or showing other signs of deterioration sends a message, and it's not a good one.

If you're adding a new parking lot or upgrading an existing one, here's a look at why asphalt...

Sat, Feb. 23, 2019
Boise Parking Lot

Treasure Valley, What Really Runs Off a Parking Lot?

1. Sediments

Dirt and sediments will build up in parking lots over time.  There are many different causes of sediment build up.  Asphalt, concrete, and sealers, all release small sand particles caused from traffic and water erosion that will eventually build up in a parking lot. Dirt and sand are like compound interest.  The more you have, the more it will produce.  Dirt and sand are abrasive materials that will erode...

Mon, Feb. 18, 2019
Winter Pavement Services

While it's critical any time of the year to keep your commercial property safe for visitors, winter requires special consideration. A lack of attention to winter safety could have catastrophic consequences for your business. Here's how professional winter services can help you protect your customers and your business.

Keep Your Customers Safe

You work hard to keep your floors clear of tripping and slipping hazards year around. You...

Sat, Feb. 16, 2019
Accessible Parking Sign

Your parking lot is, in many ways, the real entryway to your business. It welcomes customers, potential and long-lasting alike, as well as your loyal employees. It provides the crucial first impression that sets up the high expectations for your service. And, most importantly, it provides a safe and accessible journey from car to door, and it provides this to everyone--without excluding those who have additional accessibility needs.

Why You Need Accessible Stalls...

Thu, Jan. 17, 2019
parking lot covered in snow

Prompt snow removal and de-icing are critical when winter weather hits Boise's businesses and residential areas. When it comes to ice, it's always better to prevent build-up in the first place—a proactive approach that can save your business time and money. An early start and timely application is key to ice build-up prevention.

While you could potentially de-ice your commercial property yourself, professional winter...

Fri, Dec. 21, 2018
man shoveling snow

Snow is on its way to Boise, and if your Boise business parking lots and sidewalks haven't been hit yet, they will be soon!

When a winter storm is in the forecast, you'll need to be prepared. Some business owners opt for professional snow removal and others plan for a DIY approach.

Here are a few things to factor in when deciding how you'll handle snow and ice removal for your Boise business this winter.

  • The convenience factor — You could roll out...
Wed, Dec. 12, 2018
Winter Pavement Services

You'll need more than just a truck and a snow plow to deal with everything Mother Nature dishes up during the winter. Check with a potential provider to find out what they offer before agreeing to a contract or service.

Winter Services

Some of the winter services you may need this winter include:

  • Weather monitoring — The best winter services providers keep an eye on the...
Fri, Nov. 30, 2018
removing snow and salting pavement

Winter is on its way, and for Idaho businesses, that means getting prepared now for snow removal. Have you been handling the job yourself or are you thinking about taking it on this year for the first time? Here's a look at what that could mean for your business.

  1. You'll need some heavy-duty equipment. Commercial snow removal is a lot more complicated than plowing a driveway, and your company will...

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