How to Avoid the Most Common Pitfalls of Hiring a Contractor

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / September 19, 2017

Why Contractors Get a Bad Rap Contractors can get a bad rap when it comes to construction projects—mostly because they are the ones who have to deliver bad news, such as when a project exceeds its budget or timeline. But the truth is there are also common missteps many contractors make that can frustrate their…

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Seasonal Pavement Planning: What You Need To Know

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / September 12, 2017

Fall is the Time to Start Prepping for Winter: Is Your Pavement Ready? Fall is upon us, which means winter isn’t far behind. As the seasons change, your property requires specific repairs and preparations, whether winter in your region means rain, snow or sleet. No two properties are exactly alike: factors that should shape your…

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Why Choose A National Paving Service?

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / August 29, 2017

The 5 Key Offerings of a National Paving Partner Managing a portfolio of properties means dealing with a number of different vendors, tenants and professionals on a daily basis. When you’re managing each property with the help of a different maintenance team, you’ll find that you’re repeating yourself—again, and again, and again—as you schedule the…

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End-of-Summer Paving Checklist

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / August 22, 2017

What jobs should you have completed by the end of the summer? We wish the warm weather would last forever, but in most parts in the U.S., winter is inevitable. Although we maintain a busy schedule all year round, the difficulty of paving work fluctuates in states with four seasons. After all, it’s nearly impossible…

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Rose Paving Bloody Mary Recipe

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / August 21, 2017

The secret sauce for your final summer weekends We interrupt your regularly scheduled paving news for a special announcement: We’re here to share what we like to call “the Rose Paving secret sauce.” It’s our favorite Bloody Mary recipe to spice things up when we’re not busy smoothing surfaces. Try it yourself and let us…

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Parking Structure Maintenance Guide

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / August 15, 2017

From parking garages to parking lots, how to maintain your parking structure Concrete, known for its strength and durability, is by far the most popular construction material for parking garages, but over time with wear and tear, even this mighty material can be prone to damage and destruction. Regular assessment and upkeep of your parking…

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Managing A Hotel Parking Lot

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / August 08, 2017

5 Things to Know About Hotels and Commercial Paving Services Whether you run a boutique motel or a hotel franchise, parking lots greet your guests before you do. They are the first chance for your guests to experience your brand of hospitality, and they are your last chance to leave a lasting impression as they…

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Concrete vs. Asphalt

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / July 25, 2017

What to know about the dynamic duo of parking lot materials Concrete and asphalt are two of the most popular construction materials, both favored for their strength and durability. Both are commonplace in the world of parking lots, but require different maintenance and repair services. Given that the two materials go hand in hand, it’s…

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Managing an HOA Parking Lot

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / July 18, 2017

7 Terms to Know When Managing an HOA As the manager of a homeowner’s association (HOA), the upkeep of the property becomes a personal matter. With so many people to answer to, not to mention an operating budget to maintain, thinking ahead about maintaining the property is essential. Here are seven terms to keep in…

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5 Tips for Keeping Your Paving Costs to a Minimum

Rose PavingRose Paving / July 11, 2017

How to Manage a Parking Lot Portfolio Managing a portfolio of properties means being pulled in different directions every day. When cost and efficiency are always top of mind, the last thing any property manager wants to do is be slowed down by working through a maze of local vendors, especially when it comes to…

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