Maintaining your parking lot is crucial to upholding and prolonging its structural integrity, aesthetics, and functionality. Our Albertan climate can take a toll on your lot, so doing routine maintenance and repair can save you time and money in the long run. Hiring a contractor to handle the hard repair work can ensure that the repairs are done correctly the first time. ProZone is Edmonton’s premier construction contractor specializing in concrete and asphalt repair. Our team of experts is here to assist you in maintaining your parking lot to the highest standard. Below, you’ll find some reasons you should regularly maintain and repair your lot. Continue reading to learn more!

Keep Your Parking Lot Looking Professional

Consider a potential customer’s perspective. Would you like to be dodging potholes to prevent damage to your vehicle’s rims or injury to yourself? Or would you rather drive into a business’s parking lot without worrying about cracks or potholes? Suppose a business’s parking striping is faded. Would you be more inclined to park in their parking lot where your vehicle could be scratched or dented because the spacing is unclear to other patrons? How would you perceive the quality of the business’s products or services if their parking lot is in ill repair? A neglected parking lot can speak volumes to your customers about your business, so maintaining it can ensure that your parking lot tells a positive story. It also helps your patrons feel safe and comfortable leaving their vehicles parked for an extended period. As they know their cars are safe from the chaos of an unclear parking lot.

Fix the Small Problems Before They Get Big

In the long run, maintenance will always save you money. Suppose you can find and fix minor problems before they become a more significant issue. In that case, you can prevent severe repairs from having to occur. Parking lot maintenance is a simple way to avoid repaving your entire parking lot. A paving contractor like ProZone can advise you on repairing anything from small cracks to significant potholes. However, you need to be able to spot them and fix them before they grow. The cost of repairs can increase fast if more work is required to fix the initial issue. For example, suppose you need a large section of concrete or asphalt removed due to damage. In that case, that will ultimately cost you more than a simple crack repair that you could have done the year before. Without proper maintenance, asphalt paving, in particular, can deteriorate faster and often require complete reconstruction. So when you’re considering the long-term cost of maintaining your parking lot, remember that small-scale repairs can prevent you from completely closing off your parking lot and losing out on business due to significant lot repair work. 

Reduce Safety Issues and Liability

A parking lot that hasn’t been adequately maintained can damage vehicles and potentially injure clients. If your lots have plenty of chips, holes, or cracks, it could pop a tire, damage a rim, or wreck a vehicle’s suspension system. As the parking lot owner, you are liable if an employee or patron decides to sue for damages. Liability insurance is essential but avoiding liability claims by addressing problems in the first place is a sure way to guarantee no one is injured and no vehicles are damaged while navigating your lot. 

Commercial Parking Lot Maintenance and Repair with ProZone

ProZone is Edmonton’s premier asphalt and concrete paving contractor. We are pleased to offer a full range of asphalt and concrete services such as; parking lot repair, snow removal, crack sealing, drainage correction, line painting, new construction, and more! Whether you’re looking for your old beat-up parking lot to look brand new or you’d like a new concrete driveway, we have the expertise behind us to get the job done. Our experienced pavers are committed to providing you with the highest quality materials and equipment to make your parking lot safe and secure. Contact us today to learn more about how our team can keep your parking lot in tip-top shape!