What Are the Most Common Reasons For Asphalt Cracking?

Cracked Asphalt

Asphalt is an attractive, sturdy material that can create durable, long-lasting surfaces for driveways, parking lots, roads, and more. However, even the highest-quality pavement is prone to deterioration—especially cracking. Keep reading to discover the most common reasons why your asphalt develops cracks and how you can repair and prevent damage to your pavement with asphalt […]

How Asphalt Sealcoating Helps Paved Surfaces Last Longer

How Asphalt Sealcoating Helps Paved Surfaces Last Longer

Your commercial property’s asphalt reflects your business to the community, and it’s important to keep it in excellent condition to extend its longevity and maintain its beauty. Sealcoating (waterproofing sealant) sprays onto your pavement with ease, resulting in a smooth, wear-resistant surface that keeps water from creating unwanted cracks or potholes.  Avoid the dismal look […]

The Key Elements of a Safe, Attractive Parking Lot Design

The Key Elements of a Safe, Attractive Parking Lot Design

Your parking lot lines and organization say a lot more about your commercial property than you might realize. After all, the parking lot is the first thing clients, guests and prospective employees and tenants see and use. If it’s unattractive, uneven, hard to navigate, and poorly marked, visitors won’t feel comfortable, and they’re less likely […]

What Parking Lot Paint Stands Up to the Elements?

Parking Lot Paint that Stands Up to Harsh Elements

During harsh weather, a poorly marked parking lot can lead to fender benders, falls, and disorder. When parking lots aren’t well marked, drivers can get confused, and trouble (that could have been prevented) can result.  But you can avoid traffic chaos with clear parking lot line striping that stands up to the weather. Water-based paint […]

How Long Does an Asphalt Parking Lot Last?

lifespan of an asphalt parking lot

A variety of factors impact the lifespan of asphalt parking lots—like damages and repairs to the asphalt, weather conditions, frequency of use, and your commitment to ongoing maintenance. With proper care, they typically last up to 25 or 30 years.  But regardless of things you can’t control, there are proactive steps you can take to […]

Winter is Coming! Is it Too Late for Line Painting?

Winter is coming and your parking lot is a disaster! All the lines are dull and faded and nobody knows where to park! Cars are constantly strewn all over your parking lot with no sense of order! It’s chaos! Okay, maybe that’s a bit dramatic, but hear us out… Winter is already a pain for […]

Pothole Prevention 101: How to Prevent Potholes from Forming on Your Property

For drivers across Canada, potholes are enemy #1! These pesky holes are a common hazard on asphalt roads, driveways, and parking lots. While they might seem to be everywhere, they are ways to prevent potholes from forming. Maybe potholes don’t seem like a big deal, but we’ve rounded up some stats that show the impact […]

Custom Playground Markings: How Line Markings Make Play Time More Fun!

This month, we are going to take a look at something a little different! One of the awesome things about the line painting industry is that there are so many different applications for quality line markings. It’s incredible; we get calls to paint lines for new, exciting things all the time! One area of line […]

My Experience on Dragons’ Den

Dragon's Den Photo

Hi, I’m John Evans, a Canadian entrepreneur who has focused on legitimizing and expanding businesses within traditionally ‘underdeveloped’ industries by utilizing advanced business development strategies. I have experience running or being a part of small businesses growing up in Brockville, Ontario – however my journey really began as a student painting franchise owner while attending […]

Speed Bumps – Why They are Important for Parking Lots

Everyone knows that speed bumps and speed humps exist in parking lots to slow down traffic and prevent accidents from occurring. Given that parking lots have a high concentration of pedestrian traffic, it’s important to slow down vehicles for pedestrian safety. In this month’s article, we will go over some of the cold, hard facts […]

Road Markings from Around the World

Luckily for Canadian motorists, we have a pretty standard set of road markings we normally see on public roads. From yellow road lines and crosswalks on regular roads to loading zones and handicap stalls in parking lots, we have a pretty distinctive set of road markings that help motorists and pedestrians understand the rules of […]