When it comes to managing your commercial property, maintaining a safe and well-kept parking lot is essential. A well-cared-for parking lot not only enhances the appearance of your property but also ensures the safety and convenience of your customers and staff. At ProZone, our team is here to assist you with your parking lot maintenance needs. Below, we will explore the ABCs of parking lot maintenance, primarily focusing on asphalt and concrete lots. We will also highlight some best practices to keep your parking lot in tip-top shape. Keep reading to find out more!

Asphalt Maintenance:

Asphalt is a popular choice for many parking lots as it is durable and cost-effective. However, exposure to heavy traffic, harsh weather conditions, and environmental factors can take a toll on asphalt lots over time. Here are some essential asphalt parking lot maintenance practices ProZone employs:

  • Routine Inspections: Our team of experts will regularly check your parking lot to identify cracks, potholes, or other signs of deterioration. By promptly addressing these issues, ProZone can prevent them from worsening, thereby extending the lifespan of your parking lot.
  • Crack Sealing: Cracks in your asphalt parking lot allow water to penetrate the surface, leading to further damage. At ProZone, if we spot cracks in your lot, we will apply a high-quality crack sealant to fix the damage, preventing water infiltration and the formation of potholes.
  • Sealcoating: When necessary, ProZone will apply a proactive sealcoat every few years will help maintain the integrity of your asphalt parking lot. Sealcoats act as a barrier against UV rays, automotive fluids, and water, minimizing the risk of deterioration.
  • Routine Cleaning: With ProZone’s all-year-round parking lot maintenance contracts, our team will sweep and remove debris, leaves and other materials from your lot to prevent them from causing damage or clogging the drainage system.

Concrete Maintenance:

Concrete parking lots are popular for their overall strength and longevity. However, like any other material, concrete requires proper maintenance to preserve its integrity. Some of the concrete parking lot maintenance practices ProZone employs are as follows:

  • Cleaning and Stain Removal: The team at ProZone will regularly clean the surface of your concrete parking lot to eliminate dirt, oil stains, and other contaminants that may degrade its appearance and compromise its structural integrity.
  • Joint and Crack Repair: Concrete parking lots have expansion joints and, over time, can develop cracks. ProZone’s team will repair joints and cracks promptly to prevent further damage and maintain a smooth, even surface.
  • Resurfacing and Repairs: If your concrete parking lot shows signs of significant wear and damage, resurfacing or greater repairs may be necessary. If required, ProZone will remove the damaged layer and apply a new layer of concrete to restore the surface.

Best Practices for Parking Lot Maintenance:

Regardless of your parking lot type, it’s essential to properly maintain and care for it to prevent costly repairs or replacements. Below are a few best practices for parking lot maintenance that apply no matter if your lot is constructed from concrete or asphalt:

  • Regular Maintenance Schedule: Implement a proactive maintenance schedule that includes routine inspections, cleaning and necessary repairs. Regular maintenance helps identify issues before they escalate into more significant problems.
  • Proper Drainage: Ensure your parking lot has a well-designed and functional drainage system, as that will help prevent water from pooling and causing surface damage. Clearing and maintaining drainage channels and ensuring proper slope and grading are essential.
  • Professional Expertise: Employ the services of a reputable concrete and asphalt contractor like ProZone for expert guidance and professional parking lot maintenance. Our team has the knowledge, experience and specialized equipment to handle every aspect of your parking lot maintenance effectively!

Parking Lot Maintenance Services from the Pros

Properly maintaining your parking lot is an investment that pays off in multiple ways. By partnering with ProZone, you can ensure your parking lot’s longevity, safety, and attractiveness. Moreover, we can provide tailored solutions to address your parking lot’s unique needs and works within your budget. Ready to learn more about ProZone’s all-year-round parking lot maintenance services? Contact us today!