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ADA Regulations & Why They Matter

ADA Regulations & Why They Matter

In 2010, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued new regulations governing how businesses must comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  These new sets of regulations are enforceable for all new construction facilities, there are very few exceptions allowed. The standards did however, include a “safe harbor” for those facilities complying with the previous 1991 standards.  The caveat? Any property that undergoes a planned alteration to the parking lot triggers the requirement...

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Striping for a Cause

Striping for a Cause

Parking Lot Striping Matters I could never imagine a business allowing the paint on the front of their building to become faded, cracked, and peeling. Not only does it not look appealing, everyone knows paint helps protect our buildings from the elements.  Let’s face it, not many think about line striping in their parking lots until those stripes look something akin to swiss cheese. And while line striping may not protect your parking lot like a fresh coat of building paint, a focused program...

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Site Triangle & Why It’s Important

Site Triangle & Why It’s Important

Those of us who drive a vehicle have inevitably been victim of the frustration caused by an intersection you just cannot see anything from. You look left, you look right, and all you see are bushes, trees, giant political ads!  Eventually you get over the fear and creep your nose out into the road, only to be met with a loud honk and a friendly gesture by a passing motorist.  You my friend have been the victim of a “lack of site triangle”. Without going into the deep level engineering theory...

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Seal Coat 101

Seal Coat 101

The sealcoat season is here. As temperatures rise, plants bloom and your grass is getting greener, now is the time to begin to think about sealcoating your parking lot. There is a ton of information and different opinions on what is the best way and the best material to seal your pavement with. Marketing programs will tell you why a brand of sealer is better than another. BlueSky recommends not focusing on the brand but on the application method and warranty provided by the installer. PRO TIP...

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Preserving your Budget While Maintaining your Parking Lot

Preserving your Budget While Maintaining your Parking Lot

Your parking lot is one of the first thing that visitors see when they come to your property. A parking lot that is well maintained with bright, vibrant line stripping and markings sets the first impression for your visiting clientele. Beyond first impressions, asphalt parking lot maintenance is also a crucial part of your risk mitigation and safety plan. There can be significant liability risk should your parking lot and walkways deteriorate to the point of creating tripping hazards. Fight...

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