How to Keep Your Commercial Lot Free of Summer Construction

May, 28, 2021 By CASSIDY PAVING 6 min read
Are you concerned with having a safe parking lot that makes a great first impression? As the temperatures increase going into summer, so do the number of asphalt service requests. If you wait too long to book your repairs, you may have to wait for service. However, you can do some things throughout the year to avoid the long wait many see for asphalt services during the summer. Experts recommend the following to keep the number of repairs and disruptions to your workflow low.

Start with a Clean Slate

One of the best things you can do to avoid a myriad of summertime commercial asphalt repairs is to have your pavement applied correctly from the beginning. Working with an experienced commercial paving contractor helps you determine needed repairs in a timely manner and with little to no disruption of your operations. New England is notorious for long, harsh winters. This causes changes in your asphalt pavement due to the expansion and contraction of the material with the temperature fluctuations. Because asphalt is porous, the water within the layers will freeze and thaw. As it moves, so does your asphalt pavement. Any movement can cause cracks, asphalt potholes, and other deterioration. The key to avoiding surprises in the summer is to work with asphalt paving experts to get your compaction and application right the first time.

Preventative Maintenance

To avoid summertime construction, make repairs, as needed, throughout the year. Don’t wait for small cracks to become large hazardous potholes that will only increase your liability issues. An asphalt maintenance company can assist you quickly and effectively with blemishes in your asphalt with services like crack sealing, sealcoating, and drainage updates. They will also be able to recommend when and how to restripe your lot to keep it safe, especially in the winter months when visibility is limited. Preventative maintenance can also extend the lifespan of even the newest asphalt paving lot, so protect your investment with an asphalt paving contractor, like Cassidy Paving!

Repair Quickly

The longer you avoid an issue in asphalt paving, the worse it will become. Avoidance will cost you more money and will most likely be a repair that lasts for weeks into the summer. Waiting until it is an emergency also means that you’ll be at the very bottom of the schedule compared to customers with preventative maintenance pre-booked with Cassidy Paving. The best thing you can do for your bottom line is to have a trusted asphalt company you can call at the first sign of deterioration. Even during colder months, evaluations and prep work can happen. This lessens your wait time in the spring and has your lot ready for summer.

Make a Commercial Lot Repair Plan

The great thing about anticipating your parking lot maintenance and repairs is that you’re more likely to be in charge of your schedule. A well-maintained parking lot helps your business give the best first impression and keeps drivers and pedestrians safe. Give Cassidy Paving a call today at 866-978-9788 to gain control of your commercial lot repairs.
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