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Lauren Vitale

Property Maintenance – If You Want To Save Money, Don’t Defer Maintenance

Property Maintenance – Are There Self Cleaning Properties? If you’re like a lot of property owners, you’ve probably wondered how do expert property management firms keep their properties so well maintained? Maybe you’ve even wondered if certain properties were self-cleaning (like the ovens?) Sometimes it seems that certain properties never have any maintenance issues.  Year

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Asphalt repair
Lauren Vitale

Sealcoating – Winter Protection and More

Sealcoating – Extending the Life of Your Pavement Asphalt has long been the material of choice for many paving projects, especially parking lots. Asphalt is relatively inexpensive when compared to other paving materials, long-lasting, requires minimal maintenance when properly laid, and generally takes less curing time before being usable. One important step in asphalt maintenance is

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Asphalt Maintenance – Potholes: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Asphalt Maintenance – Lessons Learned the Hard Way If there is one lesson that I have learned well as an asphalt maintenance professional, it is this: in order to maintain your parking lots, driveways and roadway, it is necessary to stay on top of asphalt repairs…even though it is time-consuming and requires diligence. Here are some of the guidelines

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Property Maintenance
Lauren Vitale

Property Maintenance – Preparing Your Shopping Center for Winter Weather

Property Maintenance – Protecting Real Estate and People Before winter comes, property maintenance professionals need to plan for protecting people and shopping center assets. As important as having a plan is, making sure that everyone understands their role, and ensuring that there is a solid plan in place, is vital. Property Maintenance – Preparations Before

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Lauren Vitale

Crack Filling – Before The Winter

Crack Filling – Why Should You Deal With Asphalt Maintenance Before Cold Weather? Crack filling before winter is an important step for any commercial property owners. Crack filling needs to be done at the proper time of the year–prior to the winter chill setting in–simply because it is much easier to do the job at

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Asphalt repair
Lauren Vitale

Pothole Repair – Before the Winter

Pothole Repair – A Natural Consequence of Asphalt Parking Lots Every year the cold winter weather in the Northeastern U.S. brings with it a sudden increase in pothole repair for asphalt parking lots. Water that seeps into the road during the fall rains freezes and expands, cracking the asphalt and causing increasing and widening potholes

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Line Striping
Lauren Vitale

Line Striping – Last Chance For Linestriping Before Winter

Line Striping Before Winter Nothing lasts forever, and parking lines are no exception. Parking lot line striping is an important form of communication in the world of transportation. Parking lot line stripes support an organized and orderly parking experience. It is also important to note that line striping cannot be done in the winter, so

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Inlet Repair
Lauren Vitale

Inlet Repair – Why You Should Fix Your Storm Drain Inlet

Inlet Repair – Functions of storm water inlets Storm water drains have different names. Whether they are called curb inlets, drop inlets or drain inlets, they are all the same thing. Storm water inlets drain storm water runoff and diverts it to underground piping. This prevents flooding and diverts water to basins or waterways designed

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