How to Minimize Business Disruption During Your Paving Project

We are all familiar with the headaches that roadway paving projects cause with related detours and travel delays. These projects are vital for maintaining the safety and integrity of road surfaces that we rely on every day, but they sure can be inconvenient when you’re running late for work or an important appointment. Paving projects in your industrial or commercial property’s parking lots and other paved areas can be just as annoying, as well as disruptive to your daily business activities if they are not well planned and collaboratively managed by both your internal team and your paving contractor.

The good news is, though, that you can spare your business from frustrations and costly downtime due to paving and asphalt surface maintenance projects. Choosing to work with an experienced and reliable paving contractor like us here at Lyons & Hohl is part of the solution, but there are some additional steps you can take to assure that your project is both successful and minimally disruptive. Continue reading “How to Minimize Business Disruption During Your Paving Project”

How to Get More Mileage From Your Parking Lot

As the owner of a commercial or industrial building in the Mid-Atlantic region, you’re responsible for addressing a host of maintenance issues to ensure the safety and visual appeal of your physical property. Your own business and those others that may call your property home rely on both your regular upkeep and responsiveness to issues. However, a primary feature of many commercial properties that does not often rise to the top of the maintenance priority list is parking lots. Be honest – beyond snow removal in the wintertime, have you thought much about your building’s parking areas lately?

Over the years, continuous usage by customers, vendors, and staff members inflicts wear and tear on your lots’ asphalt, eventually creating safety hazards and general unattractive conditions in areas that should be welcoming to visitors and employees alike. Luckily, there are some steps you can take to help preserve your asphalt parking lots that allow you to delay or avoid costly and disruptive repaving projects. The key is to understand what asphalt is as a material, how long it should last, and what factors are damaging to asphalt. Today we’ll discuss these and also give you some tips on how you can extend the life of the parking lots on your commercial property.  Continue reading “How to Get More Mileage From Your Parking Lot”

Why You Need a Paving Contractor for Your Next Job

Did you know that approximately 90% of parking lots in the US are paved with asphalt pavement? Asphalt is used to pave a majority of US highways, streets, parking areas, walking & biking trails, and airports. Currently, there are approximately 3,500 asphalt production companies located in the United States. With over 4.1 million miles of public roadways in this nation, that is a lot of surface area to pave. Continue reading “Why You Need a Paving Contractor for Your Next Job”