Are your parking lots taking a beating with the hot summer heat?

Parking lots surely take a beating, as asphalt surfaces begin tо wear аnd brеаkdown due to repeated exposure to the еlеmеntѕ ѕuсh as water, ѕunlight аnd сhеmiсаlѕ. Over time, concrete and asphalt can creak and crack, becoming hazardous to both drivers and pedestrians alike.

There are several factors to consider as to why it is extremely important for your business to maintain its parking lot:

  • A smooth parking lot is so important for liability. If an accident occurs in a parking lot because of a crack or crevice that has appeared in the concrete or asphalt of your parking lot, your business could be held responsible for any damage done to any persons or vehicles during an accident. Imperfections of the concrete or asphalt are one of the biggest causes of accidents in parking lots.
  • Proper parking lot maintenance can protect your invеѕtmеnt.  Whеn sand, grаvеl, oil, аnd оthеr debris ѕtау оn thе ѕurfасе fоr tоо lоng, it will аffесt life expectancy оf thе parking lot. It will аlѕо dеtеriоrаtе thе ѕurfасе of the раrking lot, so over time, thе residual residue will rеѕult in соѕtlу rераirѕ.
  • There are many variables that go into a parking lot being able to pass an ADA inspection. All parking blocks need to be marked with highly visible paint and securely anchored to the pavement. All parking lot striping and crosswalks need to be easy to see and clearly visible. But the main thing is that there cannot be any potholes or cracked pavement throughout the parking lot. To be able to pass a thorough inspection, your parking lot will need to be free of breaks in the surface and free of any potholes or imperfections.
  • It greatly improves the aesthetics and beauty of any parking lot or business complex. Having a smooth, tailored, neat concrete surface in the parking lot is a great way to set your business apart. Failure to properly maintain the concrete of a parking lot can set a business back, especially when it comes to employee recruiting and attracting new customers.

Lakeside Project Solutions is a critical resource for your business in protecting and extending the life of your parking lot through monitoring, repair and maintenance.  Our trained and dedicated Project Managers concentrate on safety first, reduced costs, resources and scheduling efficiencies on every project.

To get started, please contact Ronnie Massingale at 704-483-3739 or ronnie@lakesideps.com.

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About Lakeside Project Solutions

Lakeside Project Solutions provides facilities management services serving customers across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico and spanning many industries, including: Financial, Healthcare, Retail, Restaurant, and more. Lakeside employs a customer centered approach, first understanding the client’s needs and applying strategic thinking to tactical action. From small-scale custom fit-outs to massive multi-site renovations, and everything in between, Lakeside leverages years of experience, expert project management, and measurable results via unique KPIs. By combining unique Facilities Management Software solutions with dedicated project managers and a vetted network of partners, Lakeside is able to bring consistent, responsible, and effective results.

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