Category: Parking Lot Services of Florida

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Ready Your Parking Lot – Prepare for Hurricane Season

Parking lots need to be prepared for hurricane season. Spring is the time of year when the flowers bloom, the sun shines, and the skies open up. It is only a matter of time until we receive a heavy rainstorm and possibly even a hurricane or two. If your parking lot is not prepared for […]

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Environmentally Friendly Facts About Asphalt

What makes asphalt an environmentally friendly material. Asphalt is essential for constructing well-built highways, parking lots, and driveways. While many people are familiar with the durability and the strength of this substance, most do not realize that it is also environmentally friendly. Asphalt pavement requires much fewer energy resources compared to other surfaces, as it […]

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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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Tampa Parking Lot Striping Recommendations

Tampa parking lot striping is essential for every business parking lot. A perfectly striped parking lot looks inviting and makes an important, positive first impression. Not to be overlooked, Tampa parking lot striping also enhances the property’s safety. These clearly marked lines show customers and other visitors where to drive and park. Tampa Parking Lot […]

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Parking Lot Improvements: How to Improve Your Parking Lot

Parking lot improvements to enhance your parking lot’s functionality and appearance. Now that winter is finally coming to a close, it is time to embrace spring and look forward to the eventual transition to another beautiful summer in Tampa Bay. Facility owners and professionals are consistently challenged with maintaining the integrity and safety of their […]

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How to Save Money in your Asphalt Repair Budget

There are steps you can take to save money in your asphalt repair budget. Parking lots are major investments that have the potential to become money pits if not properly maintained. However, few paving contractors are willing to show customers how to save money on parking lot maintenance, repairs, and other projects. Follow these tips […]

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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 […]