Repair Your Parking Lot — Or Be Ready For Consequences

Repair Your Parking Lot — Or Be Ready For Consequences

A parking lot is often the first place a person sees when entering a property. Great property managers understand that the look of a commercial/industrial building or condominium benefits from the parking lot being visually pleasing and organized. Having it in the best condition is good for revenue and protects the safety of clients and visitors. By having a professional paving company install and maintain your parking lot can relieve the worry of liability. Here are three reasons to get your parking lot repaired:

1. It’s visually pleasing.

Just like a garden in front of a home increases property value, the condition of a parking lot has an effect on business. A damaged, unsafe parking lot (or one filled with cracks and potholes) not only invites liability and additional damage to the asphalt or pavement, it turns away potential customers.

2. Safety.

After years of erosion, lines in a parking lot become faded, causing confusion for motorists. For functional flow of traffic (and proper parking) in a lot, solid, painted lines need to be visible. One vehicle travelling in the wrong direction creates potential for harm, and your business may be deemed responsible for the damage. Refreshing the parking lot markings is a wise decision.

3. Legality.

Cracks and bumps in a parking lot increase the potential for vehicle and personal damage. Though you might think you’re saving money by ignoring some “small problems” in a lot, this decision can prove costly. Should your organization or business be named in a civil or legal case involving injury to a person or vehicle on your property, you’ll quickly realize that repairs would have been much less expensive.

Fort York Paving is your professional Ontario team for parking lot repair and resurfacing. We offer a variety of services including installation, maintenance and repair, and can dig to find emergency leaks and water main breaks. To learn more, call us today at (905) 851-1160.