FMC Recap

Rose Paving / March 31, 2010

Just one week ago, Rose Paving hosted our 11th Facilities Maintenance Conference in Downers Grove, Illinois. This half-day event educated facility and property management professionals from all over the country about sustainable strategies for success as well as methods to maintain pavement and delay structural repairs. Our team thoroughly enjoyed visiting with our clients and…

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Potholes, potholes, potholes!

Rose Paving / March 24, 2010

Have you ever driven to the grocery store to pick up the main course only to find yourself in the middle of an obstacle course once you arrive?  Potholes in the parking lot can be a very frustrating and dangerous situation.  And, they seem to appear every year at this time!  Why do you ask?…

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FMC 2010

Rose Paving / March 17, 2010

In just seven days, on March 24, Rose Paving Company will host its 11th Facilities Maintenance Conference (FMC™) at Aramark in Downers Grove.  Wondering if this event is something you should attend?  Here are four simple questions to determine whether the FMC 2010 is right for you: Do you oversee maintenance on one, or multiple,…

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Get your property ready for Spring!

Rose Paving / March 10, 2010

Temps reached over forty degrees this weekend in Chicago!  Even with a little rain, what a great feeling!  Spring is coming!  Are you ready?  Is your property ready? Preventative parking lot maintenance not only serves to beautify your property, but it is a solution used to prevent further deterioration of a parking lot.  After a…

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Good Luck at SPECS

Rose Paving / March 03, 2010

Before we don our green attire and celebrate all things Irish, there is another event we plan to enjoy.  On Sunday, March 7, Rose Paving will be in attendance as the 46th Annual SPECS (store planning, equipment, construction services) show kicks off its 3½-day program at the Gaylord Palms Hotel in Kissimmee, Florida.  Although retailers…

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Tying the Knot

Rose Paving / February 17, 2010

It’s that time of year and love is in the air at Rose Paving!  We aren’t talking about heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, teddy bears, or conversation hearts, but rather the joy of an upcoming wedding.  In three short days, one of our fellow marketers will walk down the aisle to exchange wedding vows with her…

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From Your Valentine…

Rose Paving / February 10, 2010

Now that Super Bowl XLIV is history and the underdog emerged victorious, our thoughts turn to Valentine’s Day. If the snow keeps you inside this Valentine’s Day, here’s a romantic movie guide for a cupid-filled weekend! Gone With the Wind (1939) Casablanca (1942) Roman Holiday (1953) From Here to Eternity (1953) An Affair to Remember…

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Parking Lot Paving Trends

Rose Paving / February 03, 2010

There are several new trends affecting facility managers in 2010.  A small sampling includes the following:  working smarter by cross-training and maintaining existing staff, maintaining a cleaner and healthier facility (in response to the recent H1N1 virus outbreak), and utilizing green-friendly alternatives in everyday maintenance practices.   Notice any similarities?  They all focus on the concept…

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Infrared Asphalt Repair Technology

Rose Paving / January 27, 2010

The winter season of 2009-2010 in the continental United States is already one for the record books.  Areas across the country that typically don’t have much snow have received unprecedented amounts.  Other regions that are known for their warm winter weather have been unseasonably cool.  In fact, most of the nation has already suffered through…

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Paving 101

Rose Paving / January 20, 2010

Have you ever been confused by the terminology used in the paving industry? Let us help clear things up for you! Below are some of the terms commonly used in paving. Become familiar with these and you will have a better understanding the next time work is being done on YOUR parking lot. Asphalt: The…

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