When you're running a productive company, taking the time to have your parking lot repaired isn't always easy. However, if you don't keep your company's parking lot maintained, you could be considered liable for any property damage or injuries that occur due to the lack of maintenance. The good news is, many blacktop companies can complete the repairs and/or repaving with minimal disruptions to your day-to-day operations. But, you do need to take the time to consider these things before hiring a blacktop company to complete the project.
Parking Lot Use
Repairing and/or reaving your company's parking lot isn't likely to be convenient for your employees or customers. But, you can limit the inconvenience by working around times when your parking lot sees a lot of traffic. So, if you run a company that's only open during normal business hours, consider having the repairs completed after hours or on the weekend. If your company operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week, you might need to have your parking lot repaired in sections. This way, your employees and/or customers still have limited access to your parking lot at all times.
Condition of the Lot
Because repairing a parking lot can be inconvenient, it's common for people to put off small repairs until they are absolutely necessary. However, hiring a blacktop company to make repairs to your lot on a regular basis, could minimize the amount of time portions of your parking lot aren't able to be used and save you money. If you don't have small cracks in the blacktop repaired quickly, it's possible for water to infiltrate the blacktop's surface, which can cause damage to the subbase. If the subbase is damaged, the repairs will take longer and cost more.
Type of Repairs Needed
Before you contact local blacktop companies for quotes, you need to assess the overall condition of your parking lot. Walk through the lot taking note of any pothole, ding, and crack that needs repaired. Additionally, you need to make a list of any parking lot spaces that need remarked, and you should also consider having the blacktop resealed since you're already hiring a company to make repairs.
Maintaining your company's parking lot is important. It helps keep your employees, customers, and their vehicles safe. So, if you have any cracks, potholes, or dings that need to be repaired, you should contact a local blacktop company (like Arrow Blacktop & Masonry Inc) for an estimate as soon as possible.