The condition of the parking area outside your business is essential. If the lot is in rough shape, it can be unsightly and dangerous to drive in, but parking lot repaving is an excellent way to bring new life into an old parking lot.
There are a number of reasons that pavement cracks, but in most cases, the cracks are a result of weather and time. As the pavement in your parking lot ages, cracks begin to open and allow water to seep in under the pavement.
If you have decided to have asphalt paving laid on your commercial property, following these tips should ensure the end results meet your expectations.
Wait several days before painting lines on the new asphalt
When the paving contractor completes the laying of the new asphalt paving, you might want to add a few painted lines to this area. For example, if the paved area is a loading bay, you might want to add lettering to the paving that indicates this, or you may need to put some parking lines on for the trucks that are left in this spot.
When you own an apartment building, you want the grounds and parking lot to be in good repair. This helps your tenants have pride in their living area, which can entice them to take better care of your property. In addition to making your property more attractive, maintaining your parking lot by sealcoating it prolongs the life of the asphalt. Here are some things to know about having a sealcoat applied to your parking lot.