Asphalt line striping company is necessary in a new parking lot and requires professional contractors to commit to the work. Line striping requires utmost precision and if not done carefully, can go horribly wrong. There are a couple of steps through which this process done.
It is very important to accurately mark the to-be-painted areas. For this purpose a dyed rope used which yields some very accurate results. This process has to repeated for the entire parking lot with extreme precision as these are the lines which will used as a guide to paint the parking spaces.
Exact measurements are very important in asphalt line striping. Angular measurements of parking spaces, their length and width needs to be absolutely exact in order to yield meaningful results. Furthermore exact measurements reflect the expertise of the contractor and how long they have been in this job.
This is the major part of line striping and consists of painting the parking spaces using both machinery and manually by hand. There are a variety of paints available in the market however due to them being extremely environmentally friendly and their long life; water-based acrylics are the most common type of paints used in this process.
The parking spaces should be accurately measured and the painting
itself done with extreme precision. Even though a machine can be
used, it is still headed by an expert to make sure that the no faults occur.
To paint a zebra crossing, planks of wood used so that the paint
doesn’t get messy and even though a bit conventional it is a successful
The color scheme used for the paints in asphalt line striping is usually
bright and prominent such as blue or yellow so that it is visible from a
distance and it is easier to park vehicles in the designated spots.
On ethical grounds, areas marked for handicapped spots which prescribed by the government. To paint the sign, a cardboard with the handicapped sign used and with its help the sign painted. Typically for every 25 normal parking spots, there should one handicapped parking spot, but it can vary from state to state.
Painting the speed bumps can also be tricky but with expert contractors using both machinery and manual techniques to paint them, it becomes easier.
Once done with line striping, it is necessary to recheck everything as even a spot bereft of paint can make the job a poor one. Therefore, rechecking the whole process at least once can be a good option and can result in avoidance of disastrous results.
Asphalt line striping has many benefits, the first and foremost is the safety it provides to both drivers and pedestrians as people can park their vehicles on designated parking spots. It also provides an ample area to park vehicles hence reducing the number of vehicles parked in front of random houses.
It also increases the value of an area and adds to its appeal. Atlantic-paving used modern techniques for asphalt line striping, for more information check out website: Atlantic-paving.com