Education

Education along with technology is the foundation for a program with BlueSky. Scroll down to read up on some of our latest features on the services and programs you find most important.

Paving 101 Webinar 2020

Paving 101 Webinar 2020

BlueSky Paving hosted a webinar on Paving 101. About this Event BlueSky Paving is going back to the basics! Join us for an introductory look at what makes up your asphalt parking lots, how to maintain them, and ensure safety as the world begins to open up.

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ADA Paving Requirements in 2020 Webinar

ADA Paving Requirements in 2020 Webinar

"ADA Paving Requirements in 2020"for Multi-Site Facility Managers in the USA"ADA Paving Requirements in 2020"for Multi-Site Facility Managers in the USA About this Event Do ADA regulations have you confused? Are you struggling to understand what regulations you are required to follow? Our Vice President of Operations, Kevin Lenover, will presented a look into ADA regulations and what they can mean for your business. He will be breaking down the complicated often confusing federal regulations...

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Asphalt Management – Creating a PMP Webinar

Asphalt Management – Creating a PMP Webinar

“Asphalt Management – Creating a PMP” WEBINAR“Asphalt Management – Creating a PMP” WEBINARAbout this Event Do you have a Pavement Maintenance Plan (PMP)? This webinar will show you how you can turn one of your largest assets into a budget win through cost-avoidance strategies while extending the life of your assets through strategic planning. This is a webinar you can’t miss if asphalt management is a goal for 2020 and beyond!

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Paving 101 Webinar

Paving 101 Webinar

BlueSky Paving hosted a webinar on Paving 101. About this Event BlueSky Paving is going back to the basics! Join us for an introductory look at what makes up your asphalt parking lots, how to maintain them and a bit of history on how Asphalt pavement came to be.

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Acquisition Press Release – June 27, 2019

Ferrandino & Son Acquires BlueSky Paving, Bolting on a Critical Facility Category for their Expanding Multi-Site Facility Clients (Farmingdale, NY – June 27th, 2019) Ferrandino & Son, a leading national facility maintenance company, has acquired BlueSky Paving, a national asphalt and concrete maintenance and installation company. “BlueSky Paving brings 30 years of asphalt and concrete experience to our overall value proposition to our clients,” said Peter Ferrandino, Ferrandino &...

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The Power of a Pavement Maintenance Plan

The Power of a Pavement Maintenance Plan

The power of a Pavement Maintenance Plan “A Pavement Maintenance Plan? Seriously? That’s ludicrous! Why would anyone want that?” “You just fix the cracks and potholes when it’s necessary, maybe put on some of that sealer stuff now and then.” These are typical reactions when the term Pavement Maintenance Plan (PMP) is mentioned, and those are just from my wife! Most property owners and managers have similar reactions, a few rub their chin and are genuinely intrigued, though you know in the back...

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Plan Your Way to be a Smooth Operator

Plan Your Way to be a Smooth Operator

So, let’s face it, working on your parking lot and sidewalks is a daunting task. There are very few times that are “good” to perform the work. Closing even part of your lot can create havoc, stress, and dissatisfied clients and visitors. But it is a necessity to get the work done quickly, safely, and cost-effectively.   How do you balance the needs of your facility while maintaining a cost-effective program? Each property and project are different, having a partner who has “been there,...

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Keys to Seal Coating – Your Future Success

Keys to Seal Coating – Your Future Success

Number of Coats BlueSky recommends two coats normally as a best practice. If a long term PMP is in place, low traffic areas may be adequate with one coat.  All high traffic areas should have a minimum of two coats every 2-3 years. Coverage Rates First coat – 40 square feet per gallon HIGHLY recommended the first coat be squeegee or broom applied. Second coat – 60 square feet per gallon should be spray applied. Total of 2 coats – average coverage around 50 square feet per gallon (or 5 square...

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Why Catch Basins and Manholes Fail in Parking Lots

Why Catch Basins and Manholes Fail in Parking Lots

Catch basins, AKA Storm Drains, deteriorate and fail due to a myriad of reasons. Sometimes they are installed incorrectly, but most often their failure is a slow, easy to control degradation. As with everything else in your parking lot, the elements, especially water and ice, are the main contributing factors. The Catch Basin is designed to catch and usher away water from your parking lot. Interestingly while it is designed to deal with water, that does not necessarily mean it will not be...

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Don’t Crack Under the Pressure of Parking Lot Management!

Don’t Crack Under the Pressure of Parking Lot Management!

Water is great for your grass and landscape.  It is critical for your own personal health!  But water is the enemy when it comes to your roads and parking lot. Your pavement cracks won’t go away without attention.  Here are some tips that BlueSky focuses on with every client we work with. Top Tips to Minimize Cracks in Your Parking Lot BlueSky recommends an annual inspection and crack filling program to get the most out of your pavement.  Cracks left untreated may allow water to infiltrate...

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When and Why You Want to Mill and Overlay Your Parking Lot

When and Why You Want to Mill and Overlay Your Parking Lot

As your parking lot ages, even with the most astute maintenance program you are eventually going to need to replace the surface or wearing course. A well-executed maintenance plan is focused on several factors Cost effective longevity Safety focus, by eliminating cracks and holes that may cause slip, trips, and falls Maintaining a clean and professional appearance in front of and around your business A concerted effort to maintain the base and sub-surface structure of your parking lot The last...

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