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How to Manage an HOA Parking Lot

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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.

How to Protect Your Parking Lot from Sun Damage

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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 cracks in the Summer, you may need to learn how to protect your parking lot from sun damage.

Winter Maintenance for your Boise Parking Lot

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Winter is upon us--and it's certainly making itself noticed. The world seems determined to remind us that the last leaf has fallen, the last bird has flown south, and the last "bah humbug-er" has finally given in to the joyful lure of the various winter holidays that are closing in fast. Hundreds of radio stations blast lyrics into the winter air: between let it snow and the weather outside is frightful, it seems as though we're just begging for frosty weather.

How Zig-Zag Pavement Striping Promotes Safety

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There are several different options for parking lot striping in Boise. However, traditional options have not always proven to be effective and newer options are emerging. Amongst them is zig-zag pavement striping. Though not very widespread as of yet, it has proven to be quite effective in promoting safety.

More Visible

The zig-zag pattern provides a switch from the mundane; motorists are used to seeing straight lines and stripes, so the zig-zag pattern stands out more to the eye. As with bright signs, it draws the attention of the driver.

Update Your Parking Lots and Roads

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For any type of road that needs an excellent surface, asphalt is a great option. Cement works well and lasts a long time but asphalt is more flexible and can do a better job in a lot of situations. There is no need to worry about the durability of a road when the right contractors are hired. With pavement services from Pavement Specialties, a person gets the appearance of high quality and modernization that any road or parking lot can give. 

The Proper Time to Prepare Parking Lots

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While much of the snow and cold seems to have passed in the Treasure Valley, we are still in winter, even if it is the tail end of the cold season. This is the perfect time to begin looking at performing a number of parking lot repairs before the warm weather returns. Springtime parking lot maintenance and repairs can be a hassle if you haven’t properly prepared and budgeted during the colder winter months.

Spring Cleaning Your Parking Lot

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Now that the snow has melted away, trees are budding, the grass is getting greener and it's time for spring cleaning! Most businesses and residences do some spring cleaning inside. Everything from dusting off those shelves that have been compiling filth for the last four months to sweeping the floor behind the desk. When it comes to the outdoors, generally the lawn gets mowed and trimmed, we pick up some branches and debris around the yard and clean out the flower beds. The last step in this process is to clean up the pavement with the help of a Boise asphalt paving company.

Parking Lot Striping and Your Boise Business

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When patrons come to your business, the first thing that they will see is the parking lot.  We all know that first impressions are very important and that they take time and serious effort to reverse.  If your parking lot looks unprofessional, has cracks, crooked lines or signage, or just plain looks old and outdated, what do you think your customers will assume about your business?

Things to Know About Parking Lot Pollution

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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 asphalt or concrete resulting in the production of more sediment.