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Propane Torch Applied Thermoplastic

3 Advantages of Thermoplastic Markings

Thermoplastic is the most widely used traffic marking on roads and commercial parking lot symbols. Featuring enhanced safety, durability and being cost-effectiveness; thermoplastic markings are a great choice for pavement markings needs. Thermoplastic comes in preformed packages that have already had the components melted, extruded into sheets, and pre-cut at the manufacturing plant before shipment....
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Seal Coat and Striping

5 Benefits of Line Striping | Flawless Parking Lots

Parking lot flaws, like faded line striping, can become an unsightly mess that leaves a bad impression on visitors. Timely repair and maintenance are, therefore, a must for businesses. Proper upkeep, such a crack seal, seal coating and line striping, can also reduce your parking lot maintenance costs. Line striping is just one of the...
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Seal Coat Driveway | Tacoma, WA

Thankful To Be Essential | Construction and Covid-19

Thankful For Being Essential During This Difficult Year. The year of the Covid-19 has not been the best of days for majority of the world. The coronavirus crisis has overturned all our lives. Socializing has been put to a stop. Some are working from home. Our kids are learning in virtual classrooms. The massive closure...
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Winterizing Maintained Asphalt Parking Lots

Maintain Your Asphalt Parking Lot | Tips For Winterizing

Maintaining your asphalt parking lot is critical with winter on its way and snow will be here sooner than you think. Of all the things that winter brings to your business, snow is a tricky one to work around. At Stripe Rite we offer parking lot maintenance services such as asphalt patching, de-icing, and snow removal....
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Punny for Our Construction Crews | National Construction Appreciation Week 2020

What do doughnuts, breakfast burritos, a barbeque, and Starbucks gift cards have in common? They each had a part in showing the construction workers at Stripe Rite that we acknowledge everything they do. September 14-18 was National Construction Workers Appreciation week and every branch stepped up and showed our crews that the work they do...
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Pavement and Parking Lot Markings: Why Do We Need Them & What Do They Mean?

Lines, markings and symbols on the roadway can indicate a number of things to drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. With parking lot markings, lines usually indicate where you can and cannot park. Out on the road, pavement markings can be more complex. However, we all need these indications to travel safely. Without them, there would be...
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Roadway Marking: An Introduction to Types and Materials

Most school children are taught from a young age the meanings of various road and traffic signs, and how traffic lights work. However, it’s typically not until one reaches driving-age that we start to learn about roadway markings and what they mean for motorists. Some people can be behind the wheel for years before grasping...
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Winter is Coming: Act Now to Prepare for the Effects of Seasonal Weather on Roadways and Asphalt

If you live in the Pacific Northwest, you know that our climate is pretty unique. Other than a few very hot or very cold days per year, we can generally count on mild, dry summers and cool, wet winters. However, as we experienced earlier this year, it’s not out of the question to get a...
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Parking Lot

How Parking Lot Etiquette and Maintenance Creates a Smoother Ride for Us All

Stripe Rite’s top tips for motorists and businesses on staying safe and sane in the parking lot. Did you know that 14% of all collision claims filed with auto insurance companies are for incidents that occurred in parking lots? Or that as many as 500 deaths occur every year in parking lots? How about the...
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