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How to Blend Landscape Architecture and Parking Lot Design

Parking lots are more than just a place for people to park. They provide an opportunity to change up the aesthetic of your business, add natural drainage and shade, and improve your overall level of eco-friendliness if you choose the right materials to build with. The architecture you include in your parking lot design, for […]

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What is the Size of a Standard Parking Space?

Parking spaces can be found anywhere you look, in any town. Most of them are relatively uniform in their dimensions, but their size and shape can vary in accordance with local regulations and laws. There are a number of different factors which might influence the dimensions of a particular parking space and there are plenty […]

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Parking Lot Design for Tractor Trailers

If you’ve ever owned a parking lot designed for tractor-trailers, you know that the weight of these enormous vehicles takes a serious toll on the pavement they park on. This is one of the reasons why tractor-trailers are banned from parking in so many areas and it makes the need for appropriate tractor-trailer parking that […]

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The Best Pavement Solution for Self Storage Businesses

Self storage businesses are a great way to make a decent profit and can be a very hands-off endeavor once you get up and rolling. Starting one of these businesses is as easy as procuring the land and correct permits, laying the pavement, and installing the self storage units before setting up fencing and security […]

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3 Common Parking Lot Repairs and How to Avoid Them

Parking lots take on a lot of wear and tear throughout their lifetime, and while most parking lots are made from asphalt, it is far from an ideal material for longevity. Asphalt parking lots are subject to heavy traffic flow with many vehicles executing tight turns that unravel the top layer of gravel. Asphalt parking […]

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What is the Best Approach for Adding Gravel on Top of Grass?

There are many reasons why you might want to lay gravel on top of grass. Maybe you want to build a driveway out of gravel or you want to add a gravel extension to your already existing driveway.  You might be building a gravel walkway directly on top of grass, a patio, or some other […]

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How is Parking Area Calculated?

If you own a commercial business, parking is a huge part of your ability to operate effectively. Most people commute to work in a vehicle, so your parking lots need to be able to accommodate not just your entire workforce, but visitors and customers as well.  Building a parking lot may not seem like something […]

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The Best Driveway Material for Cold Weather

If you live in an area that experiences a lot of cold weather, you know all too well the effects of cold on a variety of exterior household materials. The cold makes things brittle and more vulnerable to certain types of damage. It can also wear down certain materials over time, especially if those materials […]

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3 Ways to Maximize Warehouse & Facility Space Utilization

If you own or manage a warehouse and are in charge of maximizing the usage you get out of the space you’re provided, there are many options at your disposal. You could think about decreasing the aisle width if you aren’t worried about forklift navigation. You could build a mezzanine above one or more of […]

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What is Low Impact Development? 6 Examples of LID Design Strategies

Low impact development, or LID, is a method of developing the land that minimizes the disruption of natural water flow. It’s a method of stormwater management that allows developed land to work as naturally with Mother Nature as possible. In case you’re in charge of developing a plot of land and you want it to […]

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