It is important to make sure that your parking lot is always in the best shape possible. You want the stripes and spaces in the lot to be clear and bright in addition to having the asphalt intact and sealed. There is a range of benefits for your parking lot and business and there are signs that indicate you should consider restriping the parking lot. Every 18 to 24 months, at minimum, it is a good idea to restripe. Today, we at Andersen Asphalt & Striping would like to share the reasons for restriping and a few benefits of keeping the parking lot stripes fresh.
Parking Lot Striping Following Sealcoating
You are definitely going to need to have restriping completed before you can open up the parking lot to your customers should you have had asphalt repairs and sealcoating on your parking lot. You will need to make sure that you have someone come out to add the stripes to the parking lot after it is dried since sealcoating is going to cover up the lines.
Meet ADA Parking Lot Striping Requirements
Keeping up with the requirements from the American Disability Act is necessary. You need to be sure your parking lot is fully compliant as it will indicate what you are going to need in terms of disabled parking spaces. To make the updates to help bring the parking lot up to code, this might mean having a striping company come out to your parking lot as soon as possible in some cases.
Faded Parking Lot Lines
Over time and use, weather conditions and other circumstances that occur naturally, the paint lines begin to fade and depending on the surrounding factors, all lead to the paint lines.
Benefits of Routine Restriping
There are many benefits that come from routine restriping services of your paring lot that are listed below.
1) Curb Appeal of the Property. To make the property more welcoming and inviting, it needs to be clean and easy to see lines in the parking lot. Neglected parking lots leave a poor impression and old parking lots that don’t have lines or whose lines have faded has the same affect. Most perceptions are that owners do not care much about the buildings and stores that are in the parking lot, or the rest of the upkeep they should be taking care of.
2) Parking Lot Resale Value. Not only will routine restriping keep the property looking its best, the resale value is higher, and the property looks more attractive to potential buyers. It suggests that the property is well-maintained and offer potential buyers’ confidence you took care of the property.
3) Enhanced Parking Lot Safety. When it comes to the parking lot, safety is an important element. When the parking lot has not properly been striped, people are not able to properly park or navigate in the parking lot, leading to dangers and risks for both drivers and pedestrians.