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How to Prepare Your Parking Lot for Winter

11/9/2018
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As a business owner, you want to provide a safe environment for your customers, and this means making sure that your parking lot is well maintained. In the winter, parking lot maintenance requires more work. You must regularly shovel snow (or have it shoveled) and toss out salt or sand to melt ice so no one slips or has an accident with their vehicle. At Total Asphalt, we know parking lot paving and parking lot repaving better than anyone. So, we have a few tips for business owners on how to keep their parking lots safe and as well maintained as possible throughout the winter.

Three Tips to Ensure a Safe Commercial Parking Lot Through the Winter Months

When it is time to replace your parking lot, contact the asphalt paving experts at Total Asphalt Paving, Inc. We will quickly deliver a long-lasting parking lot for an affordable price. In the meantime, follow these important tips to maintain parking lot safety during the winter.

Clean Your Parking Lot Thoroughly

Certain spills can eat through your asphalt over time, so you want to clear all spills away before the snow covers and conceals them. Also, rocks, debris, sticks, and trash present safety hazards when snowplows hit them.

Have Your Drainage System Inspected

If your drainage system is in good working order, it can quickly move water away from your parking lot. However, if there are clogs, water moves slowly, leaving ice to form in frigid temperatures.

Get Crack Filling 

By sealing up existing cracks, you reduce the risk of potholes forming.

Contact Total Asphalt Paving, Inc. for a FREE Estimate

If you need a new parking lot for your business or commercial asphalt repaving services, call Total Asphalt Paving at (586) 752-9060. We also deliver excellent residential asphalt paving services, including driveway paving and recreational paving. If you have any questions about the services we provide, please reach out to us through the contact form on our website.