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12 Tips on Parking Lot Maintenance for 12/12/12

In honor of today being 12/12/12, we have whipped up 12 tips on how to maintain the parking area or driveway at your office, home, or other property.   If you own or oversee a parking lot, please keep in mind that the better care you take of it, the longer it will last and the less it is likely to cost in repairs.  Now onto the tips!

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4 Great Articles on Dealing with Snow

If you live in the Philadelphia metro area, you’re probably getting hit with some snow right about now (particularly if you live or work in Bucks County, where we are currently getting a steady dumping here in Warminster).  And it seems like it’s snowing more heavily than predicted, but then again, what fun would life be with a perfect weather forecast all the time?APCON snow plow

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How to Cross a Crosswalk with a Crossing

Perhaps the Beatles were the first to turn a crosswalk into a recognizable landmark, with their legendary Abbey Road album cover (just do a Google Image search for “famous crosswalks” and photos of the Fab Four– and imitators– crossing Abbey Road will explode across your screen).  Anybody who has seen the snapshot of John, Paul, George, & Ringo crossing that otherwise mundane road will likely conjure up mental images of Britain, or maybe a song or two from that album.

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5 Benefits of ADA Compliance for Your Parking Lot

Our last APCON Blog post focused on an overview of ADA compliance for parking lots.  Now, to continue this topic, we look into a few benefits of taking the steps to make your parking lot ADA compliant.

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Is Your Parking Lot ADA Compliant?

Perhaps your business or place of work has a parking lot connected to it.  If so, you probably see it every day, but have you ever considered if the parking lot is ADA compliant?

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Let’s Give ‘Em Something to Chalk About

There is no limit to the simple creativity that abounds when it comes to the classic “art” of drawing with chalk on asphalt.  It’s easy, it’s cheap, and the creations only last until the next rain, so there’s no big mess to worry about.  As a result, kids love to draw on pavement, and, heck, so do many adults for that matter!

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Have You Completed Fall Preventative Maintenance on Your Pavement Yet?

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Seal coating is sprayed on to the parking lot at a fire station in the Philadelphia area.

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Anniversary of First Drunk Driving Arrest: A Sobering Day in History

This Monday, September 12th, will mark the 115th anniversary of the first drunk driving arrest in history, according to The History Channel’s website.  In 1897, a London taxi driver named George Smith was arrested for drunk driving after crashing his car into a building.

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Keeping an Eye on the Road in Ohio

Infrastructure is a major but necessary expense in most government budgets, so reducing the amount of taxpayer money needed to pay for upgrading roadways is always a priority.

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