A well-designed and constructed parking lot can last anywhere between 20 and 30 years with proper care. Unfortunately, even the highest quality asphalt pavement isn’t entirely invincible, though, and it can be damaged by harsh wear and tear. Winter weather patterns and driving habits are particularly hard on asphalt parking lots with the cold climates, heavy snowfalls, snow removal methods, and oftentimes corrosive de-icing agents … Read More
Potholes are the bane of every property owner’s existence. Not only are they unsightly and off-putting, but once they start forming, they can easily spread like weeds in a garden, especially if your asphalt parking lot gets a lot of heavy traffic. Caused by a combination of factors including inclement weather conditions, sudden temperature fluctuations, and constant pavement usage among other things, the cost of … Read More
If you just recently repaved, repaired, or applied a fresh layer of sealcoat to your commercial asphalt pavement, you may already be noticing unsightly tire scuff marks. Not to worry, though, because scuffing is a fairly common problem that occurs on most asphalt parking lots at one point or another, especially during peak business season. Although tire scuff marks are an unavoidable part of having … Read More
Sealcoating helps to improve the overall quality, appearance, maintenance, and longevity of your asphalt parking lot. But without proper sealer additives, like different types of latex, sealocating would be an ineffective practice. Sealer additives add an important layer of flexibility to the sealcoat while also suspending sand particles in the sealer to prevent them from permeating the top layer of the asphalt and causing internal … Read More
Maintaining a clean, safe, and aesthetically pleasing asphalt parking lot is an important part of running a business. Unfortunately, many business and property owners tend to neglect the maintenance and cleanliness of their asphalt parking lots because they become preoccupied with other professional responsibilities. While it’s understandable that you might not always have the time or resources to give your asphalt parking lot the attention … Read More
A brand new, professionally installed asphalt parking lot requires a great deal of care and maintenance to make it last as long as possible. Despite the fact that asphalt is one of the most durable and reliable paving materials on the market, some wear and tear over the years is still inevitable. When you start to notice minor cracks, damages, dirt, or debris, it’s your … Read More
Even with proper maintenance and upkeep, your commercial asphalt parking lot can be damaged due to a number of mitigating factors. There’s nothing worse than moving your business to a new location or having a new asphalt pavement installed only to notice a short time later that it’s already beginning to crack and crumble.
To help you avoid this type of situation and save money … Read More
Slurry seal pavement surface treatment is typically applied to existing asphalt surfaces that have incurred natural wear and tear or various damages like cracking over time. Professional asphalt contractors throughout Toronto and the GTA rely on slurry seal surface treatment for a broad range of asphalt repair projects including airport runways, commercial parking lots, residential properties, as well as major and minor roadways.
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Sealcoating is an important preventative measure that property owners can take to protect their commercial asphalt parking lots from severe damages. It’s been proven that sealcoating your asphalt parking lot using a premium-grade sealer like POLY-TAR High Durability Sealcoat is an essential part of any Pavement Management Plan (PMP). Not only does sealcoating protect your pavement, but it also extends its lifespan and reduces long-term … Read More
Asphalt milling is a relatively new pavement repair technique that’s employed to restore damaged asphalt in the commercial paving industry. The process, which involves removing damaged layers of asphalt and recycling it to create a new hot or cold aggregate, was developed in the early 1970s. Since then, it’s developed tremendously, and the cost-saving and environmentally friendly attributes are undeniable. All in all, milling has … Read More