How a Simple Routine Can Maximize the Usefulness of Parking Lots

Washington, DC and Baltimore Metro Official Street Sweeping Services.

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(703) 684-1095 – Office
(703) 684-1093 – Fax

Mailing Address:

PO Box 10740
Alexandria, Virginia 22310

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5221 Franconia Road
PO Box 10740
Alexandria, Virginia 22310

How a Simple Routine Can Maximize the Usefulness of Parking Lots

Freshly sealed parking lot

The Need For Parking Lot Maintenance

If you have ever seen the cracks that can run through asphalt surfaces, you know that parking lots do not last forever. Whether because of the slow accumulation of simple wear and tear or because of sudden and unexpected occurrences, parking lots are fated to lose their usefulness bit by bit until they reach the point of total uselessness. When that happens, the only choice for landowners who want to continue using them as they were is to replace them, which is something that can be both expensive and time-consuming.

Fortunately, there is much that can be done to extend the usefulness of parking lots by as much as possible before they reach that point. For example, repairs can restore a portion of a parking lot’s lost usefulness, while regular maintenance can slow its rate of loss. Combined, such measures can extend a parking lot’s usefulness by years and years, thus maximizing its value to its landowner. The best part about all of this is that implementing said measures tends to be much easier than most people expect, particularly when you have access to a skilled and experienced service provider such as Atlantic Sweeping & Cleaning, Inc.

How Our Services Can Maximize the Usefulness of Parking Lots

Consider these examples of how our services can help maximize the usefulness of your parking lot:

  • Sweeping, pressuring washing, and other parking lot clean services can keep your parking lot in as pristine a state as possible. This is more important than you might expect because small pieces of glass, rock, and even broken-off asphalt can be ground into asphalt surfaces by traffic, thus speeding up their deterioration. Likewise, rainwater can have oils, metals, and other pollutants that can have a deleterious effect as well. Simply put, if you want your parking lot to remain intact for as long as possible, you need to keep them clear of substances that can cause damage by coming into contact with them.
  • Unfortunately, even if you manage to keep your parking lot in a pristine state, cracks and pot holes will still happen as an inevitable consequence of their use. However, what you can do is to get them repaired as soon as you notice them, which will keep them from spreading with terrible speed under the wrong circumstances. Once again, this is something that we can help with. In fact, we will even your asphalt surfaces once we are done, thus providing them with increased protection against the elements as well as potential contaminants.
  • The painted lines that tell people where to go are just as vital to a parking lot’s usefulness as its asphalt surfaces. Unfortunately, they are just as prone to being worn away, meaning that they need to be repainted from time to time as part of parking lot maintenance. So if you are interested in our parking lot cleaning services, be sure to ask about our parking lot painting services as well.

Contact Us

To learn more about how our parking lot cleaning and parking lot maintenance services can help, please contact us as soon as possible for the best results. Remember that both are needed to maximize the usefulness of parking lots, making us a convenient, one-stop service provider when it comes to such problems.