Category: Pavement Marking

The Ultimate Guide to ADA Compliance

Rose PavingRose Paving / May 28, 2020

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a comprehensive federal law that ensures people with disabilities have equal access to all areas of public life, like employment opportunities and places of public accommodation. If you operate a business with a commercial facility in the United States, then you’re likely already aware of the importance of…

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Rose Paving’s Guide to Accessibility Compliance (ACA) in Canada

Rose PavingRose Paving / May 22, 2020

Did you know that one in five (22%) Canadians has a disability? That’s why it’s important to maintain buildings, parking lots, sidewalks, and other areas so that those with disabilities and accessibility needs can access them. In Canada as well as the United States, accessibility requirements are important factors for business owners to maintain. That’s…

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What Are the Signs You Need Parking Lot Striping?

Rose PavingRose Paving / March 25, 2019

Your parking lot is the first thing your customers notice when they visit your place of business. We can all agree that first impressions are important, and a well-maintained parking lot lets your customers know that you consider every detail. Parking lot maintenance isn’t just a necessary task; it’s a reflection of the way you…

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Rose Paving Founders Day: Visitation Catholic Church & School

Rose PavingRose Paving / September 17, 2014

Each year around this time, the Rose Paving Executive Team recognizes “Founders Day,” by choosing a special jobsite and giving the crews a break by helping perform the pavement repairs themselves. This week, the Rose Paving team gathered at Visitation Catholic Church & School to perform infrared asphalt repairs, sealcoating and lot marking to their…

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Pavement Maintenance Tips

Rose PavingRose Paving / August 13, 2014

As soon as freshly laid hot asphalt begins to cool, the aging process begins. From that moment on, asphalt is broken down by oil, gas, sun oxidation, salt, water penetration, and cold weather. Refer to the following tips when making decisions regarding preventative maintenance on your parking lot(s): Carefully inspect your pavement on a regular…

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Beautify your parking lot for Spring

Rose PavingRose Paving / April 23, 2014

Spring is the time to get in shape for summer; whether that means hitting the gym before swimsuit season or de-cluttering your house, ‘tis the season for new beginnings.  Your business can also benefit from a re-fresh, starting with your pavement.  Now is the time to evaluate, prioritize, and schedule repairs for your parking lots. …

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Recovering from Winter – Top 6 Paving Repairs

Rose PavingRose Paving / March 05, 2014

This winter, for much of the country, has been a record-breaker.  Chicago, for example, has measured over 67 inches of snowfall (29 inches above average) and experienced more days of zero-degree or colder temperatures than any other winter season.  Meanwhile, other regions continue to zig-zag between warm, spring-like temperatures one day and blizzard conditions the…

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Crack sealing & Lot marking: Timing is Everything

Rose PavingRose Paving / February 06, 2013

Winter is here and some of your parking lots may already be covered in snow, but that does not mean they should be buried on your checklist. In fact, winter is the perfect time to budget and plan for springtime parking lot maintenance repairs. In particular, crack sealing should be at the top of the list. Why? In simple terms, the answer is water. Wet weather throughout the winter months wreaks havoc on your pavement. Melting snow or rain seeps into cracks and softens or weakens the sub-base.

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Lot Marking Facts: 8 Things You Didn’t Know…

Rose PavingRose Paving / November 07, 2012

Striping is important for two main reasons – aesthetics and safety. Striping over fresh asphalt or sealer requires a water-borne coating, while striping over concrete substrates requires chlorinated rubber paint for optimal adherence. Oftentimes, set-fast acrylic waterborne is the best paint to use for re-striping; however, it must be applied at temperatures above 45 degrees Fahrenheit.

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5 Budget Tips for Property Managers

Rose PavingRose Paving / October 17, 2012

If you are like most property and facility managers, you are in the thick of budget planning. But, don’t fret; the seasoned professionals at Rose Paving are here to help you transition between seasons.

With a tight budget, it can be difficult to allocate funds to parking lot maintenance. However, every dollar budgeted now for timely pavement maintenance will save four to five dollars in future rehabilitation costs.

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