Why You Need Proper Striping This Spring

Mar 23, 2016
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Professional Pavement Striping - IC Striping


The winter season may have wreaked havoc on your establishment’s parking lots and open spaces, leaving you with disorderly surroundings, cracked pavements and faded paint. This unkempt look is bad for your business because the amount of care you put in your surroundings is a reflection of the care you put in your own product or service. Give customers the right impression by starting on a new striping project this spring!

Inspecting Your Premises

The first thing you should do is perform a thorough inspection of the following areas around your establishment:

  • parking lots
  • PWD areas or ramps
  • pavements
  • parking lot signage

If there is a significant amount of wear and tear in any of these key areas, don’t hesitate to contact a professional striping company such as IC Striping. A professional team will work on your premises to create an inviting location for future customers, clients or guests.

Here are some of the telltale signs that your establishment’s surroundings have dealt some damage during the winter months, and may need immediate action:

  • cracked pavements
  • erased parking lot striping
  • faded PWD signs
  • faded parking lot signs
  • faded paint on speed bumps
  • slippery surfaces going unnoticed

Your customers and passers-by have the right to file a lawsuit against your establishment if accidents persist because of parking lot negligence. Caring for your establishment’s surroundings is one of your most important responsibilities as a business owner because you hold the primary liability when accidents happen in your premises.

Save yourself the time and money needed to deal with unwanted complaints and lawsuits by doing preventive maintenance in your area. Make sure to exhaust all possibilities for foreseeable accidents in your area to make your location reasonably safe.

Here are some of the most common parking lot accidents that you can avoid by re-striping or repainting the entire area:

  • vehicular collisions
  • dents and scratches
  • tire slips
  • small crashes
  • irregular parking
  • perimeter damage

It is possible to reduce the likelihood of parking lot accidents by always checking for new cracks in the pavement, potholes on the ground, and faded signage and paint. One sure way of catching all these changes is to perform constant inspections around the parking lot area. Make sure to check often because some types of wear and tear appear only after more time.

Spring-Cleaning Your Parking Lots 

Repainting or reformatting your parking lot as part of continuous improvement of your premises will take a lot of effort and time. It also needs a level of practice and skill that not all individuals can handle. If you are a very busy person, or if you are not confident with your parking lot painting skills, it is recommended that you get in touch with an industrial striping company such as IC Striping.

We take pride in our extensive expertise in striping layout, design and safety code compliance. We’ve invested in the best striping equipment and coating materials. Most of all, we’ve invested in the best team to provide quality workmanship in all of our projects. IC Striping offers a side variety of services, including restriping, new asphalt, new layout, curb repainting and bollard painting. We also offer ancillary services such as signage painting for all kinds of posts and signs. We have been providing unparalleled service for parking lots, parking lot structures, factories, warehouses, apartments, condominiums, schools, universities, churches, retail stores and other commercial or industrial areas for many years.

If you are thinking of enhancing your company’s image this spring call IC Striping at 1-877-361-4400 to speak to one of our friendly staff.  You can also use our on-line contact form and someone will be in touch with you shortly. Visit our social media accounts to stay connected:  Facebook Fan Page / Twitter Feed / Google+ Account