Parking Lot Maintenance

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Parking Lot & Facility Paving Maintenance in Roanoke, Va.

Looking to lengthen the life of your facility parking lot? Virginia Driveway’s preventative maintenance can prevent further deterioration of a parking lot.

Preventive parking lot maintenance is the most cost-effective solution that also maximizes pavement’s life, while minimizing risk. So, as soon as your pavement shows signs of wear and tear (such as raveling, transverse cracks, longitudinal cracks, or minor block cracking), give Virginia Driveway a call because it is in need of preventative maintenance.

Parking lot maintenance can include: asphalt paving, asphalt patching/repair, sealcoating, and crack sealing. However, effective preventative maintenance is an ongoing process that needs regular monitoring to ensure results.

Current ADA Regulation Upgrades

Virginia Driveway works with customers to ensure their businesses are compliant with current ADA Guidelines. We can provide:

  • Ballards and sign installation
  • 6.5% concrete ramps
  • 2% asphalt grade parking repairs
  • Proper ADA striping and markings
  • ADA compliant handrails

Learn more about ADA regulations for commercial parking lots >

Parking Lot Pavement Markings

A parking lot is one of the first things noticed by customers, clients, and visitors entering a facility. The color contrast of a newly striped lot is attractive and reflects well on the owner’s care of the property.

Perhaps more importantly, a well-marked parking lot directs people safely around the parking area. Crosswalks, stop bars, loading-zone markings, and properly marked pickup areas inform pedestrians where they should walk, when to give right-of-way to traffic, what areas to avoid, etc. If customers feel safe, they’re much more likely to return to your business.

Pavement Marking Procedure

Virginia Driveway’s uses materials and procedures that ensures quality and efficient pavement marking. Our expert parking lot stripers in Roanoke, Va. are also equipped to provide specialized markings and signs.

Preparation involves cleaning the lot of all debris with a power blower or broom and, where applicable, removing old stripes.

Parking Lot Striping Design Considerations

Maximize Your Space

The right layout and parking lot striping helps maximize your space and gets the most cars possible into a parking, therefore maintaining cost-effectiveness.

At Virginia Driveway, we’re all for providing the most stalls possible in a functional parking lot. Though the straight-in design (90°) always allows for the most stalls, for a variety of reasons, we prefer angled stalls (45°, 60° or 75°).

Angled stalls create easier turning angles for drivers to turn into and back out of. Angled stalls also provide a controlled, one-way traffic flow while creating an attractive herringbone design.

Create Efficient Traffic Flow

Well-marked, attractive parking signage helps customers enter, park, and exit quickly, safely, and happily.

Designated Parking Needs

Before parking lot striping, owners should consider whether a parking lot needs designated parking spaces for disabled persons, customers, employees, visitors, or other individuals.

ADA Guidelines

Signed into law in July 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) affects every property owner. Regardless of company size, all businesses must now have the proper amount of handicapped-accessible parking stalls, and required van parking spaces.

To that end, many localities require a newly constructed parking lot (at commercial or large residential properties) to be striped up to ADA standards before an operating permit is issued. In addition, such lots must also have a minimum number of parking spaces per 1,000 square feet of utilized facility.