Asphalt Paving Blog

3 Signs Your Parking Lot Sewer Drain or Manhole Needs Repair

Posted by Jacob Mrugacz on Jun 5, 2019

To avoid costly repair and liability issues, a property manager’s, facilities manager’s and business owner’s exterior maintenance plan should include regular audits of all the property’s sewer drains and utility holes. Sewer drains and manholes can be found in parking lots, basements, backyards and alleys and with proper maintenance, may last a lifetime. Even with long-lasting characteristics, exposure to outdoor elements plays a role in the lifespan of drains and manholes that are both susceptible to deterioration.

7 Reasons Why Parking Lot Cleaning Is Essential To Your Business

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Aug 11, 2015

Keeping your parking lot clean is just good business. Did you know? Studies show that a business’ external cleanliness is one of the top decision-making factors in terms of where customers shop. Not only could it keep customers away, failure to keep your parking lot clean can also lead to accelerated asphalt deterioration and other problems that can end up costing much more than street sweeping and maintenance services in the long run.

Top 3 Asphalt Parking Lot Preventative Maintenance Tips To Save You Money

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Apr 14, 2015

Your asphalt parking lot isn’t likely the most glamorous aspect of your business, but it does present an opportunity to make a great first impression and save you money. In fact, taking preventative steps to maintain your parking lot can save you a lot of money in repair costs and keep your parking lot looking great for years to come.

Driveway lighting: benefits and options

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Aug 5, 2011

The benefits of driveway lighting are proven. In both industrial and residential settings, well-lit driveways deter thieves, intruders and trespassers, and improve safety for the building's residents and occupants. You can also greatly enhance the curb appeal of your property by choosing the right type of lighting for your driveway. Broadly speaking, you have three major options:

Parking Lot Maintenance For Porous Asphalt Pavement

Posted by J. Mrugacz on May 27, 2011

The main goal of maintaining porous asphalt pavement, which is commonly used in parking lots, is to prevent the surface of the pavement and the underlying infiltration bed from being clogged with fine sediments. With proper routine maintenance, the porous asphalt can last effectively for 20+ years.