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Category Archives: Property Maintenance

Decorative Concrete Paving Options – Are They Worth the Price?

Two of the most common decorative concrete paving options – stamped concrete and interlocking concrete pavers – are often pitted against each other in “winner takes all” contests. Both, however, offer their share of benefits and weaknesses. In Support of Stamped Concrete Growing in popularity and perfect for patios, driveways, walkways, entryways, and pool decks,
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Commercial Parking Lot Restriping Goes Beyond Good Looks

The list of things that go well with stripes is a relatively short one. Zebras, tigers, and Gremlins come to mind. And, of course, commercial parking lots. For property owners, commercial parking lot restriping is a relatively low-cost service that can drastically improve curb appeal while ensuring that the first impressions of your visitors and
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Preparing for Icy Pavement: Understanding 3 Essential Items

Winter has officially arrived. Temperatures are dropping, and frosty weather events have been forecast. Before long, snow plows and salt spreaders will dot the Interstate, as the perennial battle between man and icy pavement picks up once again. Each and every year, compromised roadways and parking lots lead to countless vehicular accidents. Commercial property owners
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How to Achieve Optimal Pavement Safety at Your Property

For a moment, imagine your office complex as a safe harbor situated amidst a black sea of asphalt and concrete reefs – the only direct passage to the port in the storm that your company provides. When calm, that sea can be an enchanting and captivating vista, but unmaintained, its surface can become choppy and
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3 Ways Commercial Property Maintenance Can Help Prep for Hurricane Season

Although it is only the beginning of September, we’ve already seen our share of weather forecasters pointing out swirling tropical storms forming off the east coast with ominous portent.  This month, in fact, Hurricane Hermine became the first hurricane to make landfall in Florida since Hurricane Wilma in 2005. Hurricane season officially kicked off on
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STOP! Is Your School Parking Lot Signage Up to Date?

In a matter of weeks, schools will be back in session across the country, and parking lots that have for months served only as makeshift skate parks and overflow for the annual firemen’s carnival will once again be bustling with carpools and school buses, harried teachers, and the young minds they shape. While the actual
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3 Things to Look For Before Signing Your Snow Removal Contract

Picture this—the morning after a huge snowstorm, your customers pull into your parking lot to find that your property maintenance service has already wiped the place clean. Sound like a dream come true? The only catch is that you need a reliable property maintenance service to provide it. So ask these three questions before signing
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3 Components of Quality Curbs and Gutters in Washington, DC

The decision to upgrade your DC commercial property’s curbs and gutters is not an easy one. You have to consider several factors: “Do I need to hire a professional pavement service?” “How much is this going to cost?” “Will the quality of work be worth the amount I’m paying?” There are many reasons you should
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4 Good Reasons to Hire a Professional Paver in Washington, DC

Hiring a professional paver for your commercial property in Maryland, Virginia, or DC might not be high on your to-do list. After all, you have neighbors and friends who can do the job just as well as a pro, right? Wrong. Professional paving provides myriad benefits from the beginning of the job through completion. Partnering
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5 Paving Problems that Might Require Brick Paver Repairs

It’s been only a few months since your building’s stunning new walkway was installed. But the beautiful earth-toned pavers are already pitching, creating a trip hazard and an eyesore that will become even more unappealing over time. Why is this happening? Here are some of the problems that often require brick paver repairs: The pavers
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