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Property Management Tips to Keep You Ahead Of Time In 2018

People usually believe that property managers only need to make sure that their tenants are happy and the property is in good condition. However, a lot of time and effort is dedicated to managing even a single property. Property managers need to be on their toes all the time ensuring that there are no grievances or damages around the block. They must also resolve every complaint, which is a hard…

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Understanding Why Every Property Manager Needs a Good Contractor

Property management is an industry providing many opportunities for employment growth and learning experiences. It also enables people of diverse classes to work together to form a more positive society. Generally, a property manager is provided a portfolio of properties to manage over a specific period of time. These estates can range from apartment blocks and hotels to shopping centers. Their primary job description includes upholding the estate they are…

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The Importance of Removing Trip Hazards in Everyday Life

Traffic accidents are believed to be the primary type of accident that lead to the majority of injuries and even death. However, trips and falls also make up a large percentage of accidents that cause severe injury to people. Factually, approximately 10,000 people are classified as having died from an unintentional death, where death caused by falls is the most common. Trips, falls and slips mostly occur on sidewalks, roads…

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A Quick Look into Why Filling Asphalt Pavement Cracks Is Important

Asphalt is one of the most common materials used for building parking lots and roadways. Asphalt can be found everywhere from the driveway of your home to the shopping center and to the highways. Asphalt is usually seen breaking or cracking as time passes. This can be caused by age, traffic load or a faulty foundation. A cracked pavement on the driveway of your home in particular not only affects…

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A Quick Guide on How to Pour Concrete in Cold Weather

There’s no particular season for constructing concrete driveways, sidewalks, curbs and gutters or foundations; therefore, contractors can work on these projects throughout the year in hot and cold weather. While it is easier to pour concrete in warmer weather as the substances blend together faster, doing so in cooler temperatures requires additional steps to be taken by the contractor. Many people, for this reason, leave the idea of doing anything…

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Why ADA Compliant Sidewalks And Curb Ramps Are Important Today

The landmark Act was passed in 1990 protecting the rights of disabled people and also providing them with equal and fair opportunities. Known as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), this document made a more widespread attempt at providing disabled citizens equality on the streets of their cities. Title 2 regulations of the Act, further penetrated the need of treating all citizens the same way by bringing on board all…

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Winter is Coming: How To Protect Your Asphalt In The Fall!

As with any concrete-containing surface, pavement requires thorough preparation for the cold season. It is clear that preventative maintenance steps should be taken before freezing weather arrives. Engrave this rule of thumb in your memory: the sooner, the better. However, preparation procedures can be implemented even in the late fall if weather conditions are adequate. Given heavy snow loads, freezing temperatures, the influence of salt and water, the winter turns…

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Air-entrained concrete: How to make sure your pavement survives the winter

Air entrainment sounds like a complicated and intricate term. But actually, it is simply a creation of minute air bubbles in the concrete. Air entrainment can be done at a batch plant or manually by a worker on site. The science behind the process is pretty easy, but it plays a major role in increasing the workability of the concrete in a plastic state as well as its durability when…

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Asphalt Sealing: How to Protect a Parking Lot from Sun Damage

Asphalt is widely used for the construction of roads, highways, and parking lots. It is 100% recyclable. Unlike concrete pavements, which are prone to holes and cracks due to an uneven base, asphalt makes perfectly smooth runways, which can sustain heavy use and extreme weather conditions. Asphalt is not indestructible though. It is a conductor of heat. Walking barefoot across the asphalted surface is definitely not recommended. Asphalt can heat…

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TOP 20 WEBSITES FOR ASPHALT INDUSTRY NEWS

Asphalt is used to build roads, parking lots, and runways. A strong material made of stone, gravel, and sand, asphalt is 100% recyclable, which means that it can be melted and reused. Asphalt paving costs less than concrete pavement and provides a better skid and traction resistance for vehicles. For these reasons, asphalt has become the number one choice for the most road construction companies. If you work in the…

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