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Making Your Parking ADA Compliant

Since the passage of the American with Disability Acts, your parking lot and entrance must be accessible. Many businesses fail to meet this obligation. Before you start your next commercial paving in Orlando project is a great time to make sure that you comply. You can face hefty fines for being out of compliance, and you may be losing part of your customer base.   Required Spaces You are required to provide accessible parking in each of your parking areas. Consider...

Listening to Your Asphalt

While it is obvious that your asphalt does not talk in words that you can hear, it may be screaming for attention based on its current condition. Therefore, if you are a business owner or manager in Orlando, learn what your asphalt areas would be telling you if it could talk.   Potholes If potholes fill your asphalt driveway or parking lot, then it may be trying to tell you about several different issues. It may be trying to tell you that the pavement mixture used w...

Why Do Cracks Form in Asphalt?

Why Do Cracks Form in Asphalt? There are many reasons that cracks form in asphalt. Understanding the reason why they form can help you prevent them from reappearing quickly. While you may need to have new pavement laid this time, asphalt repairs in Orlando may be corrected with Hot Crack Sealant if taken care of when they are small. Learning the reason that your asphalt is cracking gives you important clues about the best way to fix it. Fatigue Cracking ...

What Distresses Asphalt Pavement?

Many different things can asphalt pavement to crack, become distorted, or look like it is wearing out. Before you pay someone, like Florida Sealcoating LLC, to pour new asphalt, it is essential to take the time to identify the cause because stopping the reason. This process can help your new pavement last longer. Cracks If the main reason that you are paving your parking lot, driveway, or other area is beacuse of cracks. Then, sealcoating and Hot Crack Sealing  may ...

3 Types of Sealcoating

All sealcoating consists of four essential components. Most of it is a binder that protects the asphalt. The binder also gives sealcoating its beautiful color and helps it bond to the pavement underneath. Another critical component is the filler and clay. This part of the mixture helps improve the strength of the sealcoating. The third part of every sealcoating combination is water as it is the medium that keeps all the other components stable and allows workers to put the sealcoating down sm...

Tips for Increasing Rent on Your Commercial Property

Recent statistics show that the price of commercial real estate in Orlando continues to climb. As of June 16, 2019, the average asking price for office real estate in the city was $177.92 per square foot, and the average asking price for industrial real estate was $92.08. The average asking price for retail space in the city was $216.77. Rent prices continue to climb as commercial real estate continues to rise. Therefore, if you are thinking of selling your commercial property or renting...

Consider Additives When Sealcoating

If you have been talking to an expert in sealcoating in Orlando, and they have suggested using sealcoating with additives in it, then you may be wondering if you are being upsold or being told the truth. It is true that using sealcoating with additives will increase the cost of the project, but the cost of these additives may very well be worth it. Here are some facts you may want to consider. What are Sealcoating Additives? There are at least five different types of add...

Just the Facts: Sealcoating

Sealcoating is a thin liquid coat that is applied to the top of asphalt. It can help protect it from the sun like suntan lotion protects your body. It also can help keep minor cracks and imperfections from getting worse like a good lotion does for your skin. It can also help water runoff asphalt surfaces so that customers do not slip on your wet parking lot. Here are some more facts about sealcoating that you may not know. Sealcoating Makes Asphalt Last Longer Sealcoatin...

Asphalt and the Rain

If you are a commercial building owner, then you may wonder what happens to your parking lot when it rains. As you have probably noticed, periods of intense rain followed by periods of dry, leaves your parking lot in rough condition. Here is what happens to asphalt when it rains. Bonds Weaken Between Asphalt Binder and Aggregate Your pavement is made up of multiple layers. When it rains, water manages to seep in between layers causing stress. Over time, your pavement sta...

5 Questions to Ask About a Sealcoating Company in Florida

If you are thinking about having your driveway seal coated, then it can be difficult to choose the right person to complete the job. Here are some questions and the answers you want to hear after asking them. Do You Have any Reviews? Companies doing sealcoating in Florida should encourage you to find out more about them. They may point you to Google reviews or Facebook reviews. They may also offer to let you read reviews written about their customers and saved in a file....