Commercial Construction & Contracting Resources

Commercial Parking Lot Repair FAQs

Posted by Tom Owings on November 29, 2018



If you’re looking into repairing the asphalt parking lot on your commercial property, you probably have a lot of questions before getting started.

We’ve put together this guide of the questions we commonly hear from property owners who are looking into having their asphalt lot repaired, as an easy way to find all of the answers you’re looking for before the ball gets rolling on your new lot.

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Topics: Ohio construction, Parking Lot, Asphalt Paving, asphalt milling, civil construction

Commercial Asphalt Lot Installation: 5 Steps From Start to Finish

Posted by Tom Owings on September 20, 2018

Whether you're a business owner, property manager, or civil engineer you'll likely have to replace an asphalt surface at some point; whether that surface is a road, parking lot, or recreational site.

Asphalt resurfacing produces a final product that will last a while -- sometimes upwards of 20 years. It’s important to choose a contractor who you trust to do a good job, since this asphalt will represent your property for a long time.

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Topics: Asphalt Paving, asphalt milling, site work, Ohio construction

6 Things You Need to Know About Civil Construction Projects

Posted by Eric Park on April 13, 2018

Civil construction projects require honest and upfront communication of your needs and how the contractor proposes to meet them. Both sides should come prepared to hammer out dirty details to achieve a squeaky clean project in the end.

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Topics: Ohio construction, civil construction, underground utilities, demolition contractors, Asphalt Paving, asphalt milling, contractors, Parking Lot, rules, regulations

DIY Parking Lot Repair: How to Fix a Pothole in Asphalt

Posted by Tom Owings on March 30, 2018

Editor's Note: This blog post was originally posted on March 30th, 2018 and was updated on July 16th, 2018.

Potholes in Central OH are a fact of life. Well, in reality, they can pop up pretty much anywhere there’s enough water to erode your asphalt and sub-base, coupled with enough traffic to speed up the destruction.

As another harsh winter comes to an end, commercial property owners now should begin looking at some parking lot maintenance tactics to repair the damage. After all, your lot is typically the first physical and visual point of contact customers and visitors have with a business or organization. Not to mention, potholes can be a serious legal liability if people are injured or vehicles incur damage on your property.

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Topics: civil construction, asphalt milling, Parking Lot, Asphalt Paving

Parking Lot Design Tips For a Fresh & Functional Driving Surface

Posted by Tom Owings on March 26, 2018

Commercial property owners typically begin a strong push for site improvement as winter ends and the weather permits spring construction.

You may be looking to repair damage to your asphalt parking lot after a harsh winter. Or perhaps you see this spring as an ideal time to upgrade your stone parking lot into an attractive asphalt lot. Either way, here are some great parking lot design tips to consider as the weather in Central OH breaks.

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Topics: Asphalt Paving, Parking Lot, asphalt milling, Ohio construction

The Awesome Benefits of Recycling Asphalt and Concrete

Posted by Eric Park on December 12, 2017

Wait! Don’t dump that! There’s still life in that crushed up, old driving surface.

The day finally came for you to rip up your asphalt or concrete parking lot and start anew. While you’ll fondly remember your old lot and all the great times you had together, the friendship isn’t actually over. The material itself can be crushed, recycled, and given fresh life.

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Topics: crushed stone, Asphalt Paving, Parking Lot, construction aggregate, asphalt milling, foundation stone

How is the Asphalt Milling Process Done?

Posted by Tom Owings on November 20, 2017

Eventually, you can no longer continue adding new asphalt overlays to a driving surface.

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Topics: Parking Lot, Asphalt Paving, asphalt milling