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How many ADA spaces do I need?

If you are a business owner and/or property manager, ADA compliance is something that you should be well aware of. We see parking lots with improper handicap markings almost everyday. The amount of accessible parking spaces is based upon how many total parking spaces you have. Below is a break down of how many handicap spots are needed. 1 to 25 total spaces – One handicap space is required. 26 to 50 total spaces – Two handicap spaces are required. 51 to

crack sealing

Why The Need To Crack Seal?

Why crack seal you ask? Water escaping through the cracks of your parking lot can be detrimental to the overall condition if left untreated. ​ ​1. Small cracks will allow water to seep into the asphalt. 2. The water expands and contracts with temperature change resulting in larger cracked areas. 3. This allows more water underneath the pavement which will begin to weaken the base. 4. When the base is unstable and weak, it will speed up the process of asphalt failure. ​ Just remember small cracks will

Line striping

Benefits of Line Striping.

What are the benefits of line striping? A freshly striped parking lot has important benefits that often times get overlooked. Have you ever pulled into a parking lot only to notice that parking spaces are not visible? What about vehicles driving right through faded pedestrian crosswalks with people waiting to cross? Or faded stop bars at the end of drive lanes leaving folks wondering who has the right of way. There is a good chance we have all been in these

sealcoating

Seven facts to sealcoating

Asphalt sealcoating is the process of applying a protective layer to asphalt-based pavements to help avoid damage from certain elements such as water, oils, and U.V. damage. 1. Sealcoating protects and extends the life expectancy of your asphalt driveway or parking lot by filling surface damage and providing a protective layer to keep out damaging UV rays, vehicle fluids and water. 2. The minimal cost of regular sealcoating can save you money in the long run. A properly maintained and sealed asphalt

Parking Lot Striping

The Importance of Parking Lot Striping

Two Men And A Striper, LLC in Pittsburgh, PA will keep your parking lot appealing, organized, and up to the relevant codes and regulations. Your customers, employees, visitors, and/or tenants will appreciate a refreshed striping layout when navigating through your parking lot. A professional and attentive contractor like Two Men And A Striper, LLC will help you achieve these results. Continue reading so you can recognize the importance of paint striping for your lot.   Keep Your Lot Organized When dealing with

What Causes Potholes?

What Causes Potholes? Potholes are caused by the expansion and contraction of ground water after the water has entered into the ground under the pavement. When water freezes, it expands. If it has a chance to freeze, it will take up more space under the pavement, and the pavement will expand, bend, and crack, which weakens the pavement. Then when ice melts, the pavement contracts and leaves gaps or voids in the surface under the pavement, where water can get