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Thu, Oct. 05, 2017
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Having an investment in property usually means pavement is involved. The surrounding pavement of a building or land should be aesthetically pleasing as well as free from hazards. Here are three common questions people have about maintaining their pavement.

1. How Does the Weather Affect Pavement?

The temperature of the ground, as well as the surrounding air...

Thu, Sep. 28, 2017
person preparing portfolio

When done properly, parking lot maintenance is easy and effective. Even with multiple properties in your portfolio, you can keep every parking lot you own attractive and free of hazards. Here are three ways to manage a portfolio of parking lot properties.

1. Prepare a Budget

The maintenance status of a parking lot depends on a few factors. Did you build the property and have taken care of it for its entirety? Or is it newly acquired and you’re unaware of what...

Thu, Sep. 07, 2017
Boise parking lot

Managing a parking lot for a home owners association can be overwhelming. Specifically, you are answering to a large group of people paying for a satisfactory product. The best way to prepare for parking lot maintenance is to become aware of what an HOA parking lot needs.

3 Things an HOA Parking Lot Needs

1. Lot Marking

Let’s start with setting your parking lot up for success. Distinct markings are pleasing to the eye and leave little room for...

Mon, Aug. 28, 2017
Idaho asphalt

Managing your property requires covering a lot of different areas. Most people with property involving pavement don’t realize that the upkeep of asphalt is a priority task. If you maintain pavement regularly, you can avoid costly repairs. Here’s what you need to know:

Don’t Wait to Repair

It’s easy to hope that small problems won’t get worse, but that’s never the case....

Mon, Aug. 07, 2017
Boise parking lot

Your parking lot is one of the most visited areas by customers. While it may go unnoticed for the most part, unsightly details are hard to ignore once they emerge. Damages such as cracks and breakage in the asphalt can leave your parking lot looking unkempt. To continue to impress your customers make sure to monitor the state of your parking lot regularly. If you notice...

Mon, Jul. 17, 2017
Boise Pavers

Pavement problems are an eyesore and often can be hazardous. The good news is that taking care of your parking lot is easy with routine maintenance. Crack seal is a technique to apply sealant to cracks in the pavement. Here are three reasons you need it for your parking lot.

1. To Prevent Potholes

Potholes are the large holes throughout your parking lot. They...

Tue, Jul. 11, 2017
Boise Paving

Anytime a solution promises to be a ‘quick fix’, it’s probably not the best choice. Paving over pesky issues will prove only to have them show up later down the road. Here are three of the biggest paving mistakes and what you can do to avoid them.

1. Resurfacing a Parking Lot with Cracks

Paving over a parking lot with cracks does not solve the problem. If you take this route, you will end up with the same cracked parking lot in 3-5 years. Instead, crack filling can...

Sun, Jun. 18, 2017
Boise Pavers

Sometimes we don’t know any better until we make a mistake. If you’ve been neglecting the catch basins in your parking lot you’ve probably learned a few things.

3 Questions to Help You Maintain Your Catch Basins

1. Where Are Your Catch Basins?

If you have neglected catch basins, the first thing you probably learned is where to locate them. They should exist in a low-lying area to work properly. If the catch basin has become positioned higher or...

Thu, Jun. 08, 2017
Boise Paving

Taking care of pavement is something that continues for the entirety of your ownership over the property. Do not overlook the importance of maintaining your pavement surfaces. While it may be tempting to skip repairs to save money, you will cost yourself much more over time.

How to Keep Your Pavement in Top Shape

1. Proactively Fix Potholes

First of all, what causes potholes? The simple answer is the expansion and contraction of water. To...

Thu, May. 11, 2017
Boise Pavers

When it comes to taking care of a driveway, there's a lot to learn. You have to come up with a regular maintenance plan, identify problems with the asphalt itself, analyze possible outside risks like improper drainage, and, last but not least, know when it's time to take action. There's one more step beyond that, that: knowing what action to take. Today, our Boise pavers will explain one option--resurfacing--and when it needs to be done.

The Basics

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