Part of your commercial property’s curb appeal is the parking lot. Clients and customers make snap judgments based on appearance. If you have a rundown parking lot, it won’t go unnoticed. This could make a difference in who stops into your business. One of the best materials to use for a durable parking lot happens to be asphalt. This is a recyclable, sustainable parking lot choice. If you’re not sure if it’s time to repave, you may want to look out for the following signs.
Cracks in your pavement are normal signs of wear. Small cracks may even go unnoticed. However, you want to monitor for any cracking. Any cracks can grow and lead to further problems, like potholes. In addition, when you have cracks, water may end up beneath the surface and can lead to weak spots.
Low areas can be caused by a few different things. These areas could be due to larger and heavier vehicles frequenting the parking lot. It could be caused by a vehicle that sat in the parking lot for long periods. Your asphalt may look more compressed. These spots will lead to puddles and other issues. If you don’t repair these quickly, it can lead to further damage.
Potholes are an obvious sign that you need to replace the pavement. Not only do potholes damage your parking lot, but they can cause damage to vehicles. You don’t want to have hazards in your parking lots! Not only can they damage vehicles, but potholes can also lead to trip and fall accidents.
When it comes to parking lot maintenance, you don’t want to let anything slide. Keep an eye out for any problems that may need repair or replacements. If it’s time to repave your parking lot, contact NVM Paving & Concrete by calling 703-423-0471 or sending an email today!