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What To Do After Your New Asphalt Parking Lot Is Poured

Posted by on July 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What To Do After Your New Asphalt Parking Lot Is Poured

If you’re a new property owner, you’ve probably got big plans for that parking lot. But you’ll want to keep a few things in mind for the after care. From planning the actual parking spaces to long-term maintenance, here’s what you need to do in order to be the envy of the block and save yourself from preventable repairs. Schedule Regular Maintenance It’s been estimated that in the first ¾ of your parking lot’s life, the condition and quality of the surface will decrease about 40%. Investing in maintenance...

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4 Ways To Protect Your Asphalt Parking Lot From Water Damage

Posted by on June 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Ways To Protect Your Asphalt Parking Lot From Water Damage

You know how weather can take its toll on your parking lot, but did you know that water is the biggest contributor to damage? In fact, a parking lot that’s covered in water only 10% of the time will see its lifespan potentially cut in half. Fortunately, you can take steps to protect your investment against threats to its integrity. If you want to get the maximum life out of your asphalt parking lot, here are four ways that you can shield it from the ill effects of rain, snow, and sleet. Applying a Sealer The sun is vital for supporting...

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Child Always Asking To Go To The Rink To Practice? Build A Skating Rink In Your Backyard!

Posted by on June 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Child Always Asking To Go To The Rink To Practice? Build A Skating Rink In Your Backyard!

If you are the parent of a die-hard figure skater or hockey player, chances are that you spend a lot of time at the rink so your child can practice in between their lessons. Instead, they can practice in your backyard! Build an outdoor rink for inline skating by installing an asphalt surface. That way, they can practice at any time. Here’s what you need to know to install an outdoor inline skating rink. Subsurface Drainage  According to the Asphalt Institute, drainage is considered as the most important element for long-term...

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