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Concrete or Asphalt – Which is Better for Parking Lots?

When it comes to building parking lots, there aren’t a whole lot of options in terms of what kind of material you can use. The most commonly used materials are, of course, asphalt and concrete. Both types of materials come with different considerations to keep in mind, and you might be surprised to see how […]

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Don’t Build a Commercial Parking Lot Without Considering These 5 Things

Commercial businesses need efficient parking lots. They provide a place for people to park, but they also help add to the look of professionalism to a building and serve as a pathway for stormwater to runoff to somewhere safe like a sewer or detention pond. Many business owners will use asphalt if they’re planning to […]

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3 Things You Need to Know Before Paving a Parking Lot

If you’re the owner of a business and you plan on paving a parking lot near your building, there are a few things you need to consider before going ahead with your plans. Of course, your likely first move is going to be looking for a contractor to come and pour some asphalt or concrete […]

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Parking Lot Paving Costs are Outrageous

A parking lot is the workhorse of almost any commercial property. It sees more vehicle traffic, abuse, and overall use than any other part of most brick and mortar locations. There are many types of materials a parking lot might be made out of, but the most common one is asphalt and the second most […]

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3 Ways Your Money Pit Detention Pond can be a Money Maker!

Detention ponds are expensive. They are expensive to build, expensive to maintain and eat valuable real estate. These ponds can be drowning hazards and when not properly maintained, as is more often the case than not, can be breeding grounds for mosquitoes and toxic bacteria. But not having detention is not an option. Not having […]

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How can you eliminate your detention pond and save money?

All commercial sites need to consider stormwater management when being designed and developed. The traditional way to design for stormwater management is take a big chunk of land on a new site and use it to build a detention pond. The pond is designed to have capacity to detain the runoff from the entire piece […]

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7 Ways Permeable Pavers Can Save You Money

7 Ways Permeable Pavers Can Save You Money TRUEGRID Permeable Pavers not only combat flooding but, by replacing your detention pond, can also be a great way to save money. Permeable paving is a key tool of Low Impact Development design and is encouraged by cities coast-to-coast. Here’s a few ways to save with TRUEGRID. […]

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How can you eliminate your detention pond?

Let’s keep the detention but get rid of the pond. Storm water detention is an absolute must. As development and construction spreads, nature is bound and gagged by the spread of impervious surfaces – buildings and the ubiquitous excess of concrete and asphalt. The natural process of storm water infiltrating naturally unrestricted into soils and […]

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Wabash Feed & Garden’s new store features TRUEGRID® parking lot

The Wabash Feed & Garden Store, beloved century-old Houston icon, has relocated. Wabash is a throwback country store featuring bunnies, chickens, natural dog treats, grapefruit trees, gardening tools, organic soil, and more. You can find quality goods sold by knowledgeable staff who are happy to help everyday gardeners go green. When Wabash decided it was time […]

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5 Ways to Reduce Parking Lot Design Costs With Permeable Pavers

Providing accessible and convenient parking for customers is a necessity for any business—from small, family-owned restaurants and stores to the largest commercial retailers. Building a new parking lot can be an expensive proposition, especially when factors like proper drainage systems and long-term maintenance are considered.   Traditional paving materials, like concrete and asphalt, can be […]

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