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Installing Speed Bumps: What to Plan For

Nowadays, it seems as though most of us have a limited amount of patience. We have quickly transitioned from a society content with waiting in line to an on-demand society with an abbreviated attention span. People are more than willing to speed through school zones, parking lots and other spaces with comparably low speed limits. […]

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Pothole Repair is Essential for Your Parking Lot’s Functionality

Potholes will eventually form in every parking lot. These indentations develop as water moves below, causing expansion and contraction beneath the pavement. The pavement is gradually weakened through erosion and pooling water that eventually forces it to collapse as vehicles pass above, creating a pothole. Since moisture is almost always required for potholes to form, […]

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When is Petromat Installation in Tampa Necessary?

Most Tampa property owners are surprised to learn their parking lot pavement gradually weakens after being subjected to moisture. Water will damage the parking lot’s surface as well as the layers below, creating significant structural problems that are quite costly in the long run. If the damage gets bad enough, your parking lot’s structural integrity […]

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How Erosion Affects Asphalt Paving

How Erosion Affects Asphalt Asphalt is bound to erode in due time, regardless of its location or the quality of material used. Those who are proactive and maintain their asphalt will enjoy a surface with a longer useful life. Everything from the pressure of vehicles to fluctuations in temperature, the sun’s ultraviolet rays, and moisture […]

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What is Asphalt Oxidation and How Does it Damage Asphalt?

Asphalt Oxidation begins as soon as asphalt is laid. Exposure to oxygen is problematic in that it triggers molecular processes in asphalt that create new polar sites, or “bonding sites.” The spike in polar sites permits molecules to move around, seeking bonds that help them reach a stable thermodynamic state. This push toward equilibrium continues […]

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How Serious are Parking Lot Drainage Issues?

Drainage issues are a serious threat to the integrity and functionality of your parking lot. Water can compromise the integrity of your parking lot. Parking lot drainage issues result from poorly-designed drainage systems. If your lot lacks the proper drainage, you may face a variety of problems as time progresses. These drainage issues can compromise […]

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Why Maintaining Asphalt Pavement is Vital to the Growth of Your Business

If you are responsible for any sort of commercial property, you should be mindful of the parking lot. This often overlooked space is easy to forget about as you only venture to it twice per day. Proper parking lot maintenance ensures this important space proves reliable, safe, and visually pleasing. Forego maintaining asphalt pavement and […]

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Tips for Maintaining Asphalt in 2019

If you own or manage a business in Tampa, maintaining your property should be a top priority. Regular maintenance will preserve the quality and longevity of your pavement. Pavement maintenance involves more work than most assume. Though asphalt lots can last quite a while, they will not last indefinitely. Some maintenance and repairs will be […]

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Sports Court Maintenance in Tampa

Sports courts will eventually deteriorate if given enough time. Even rarely-used sports courts require maintenance to stay in decent shape. Otherwise, the sports court’s appearance, lifespan, and quality will gradually diminish. If the court is worn out and sports court maintenance is not performed, this area will present some safety risks. An unsafe sports court […]