Frequently Asked Questions

How long does line painting take to dry? 

This depends on the paint type.  But our most popular paint dries in 10 minutes. 

Traffic can drive on it in 20 mins.


How far apart should parking lot lines be?

This will vary based on the lot. But the average stall width is 9' wide by 18' long. 


How often should you sealcoat an asphalt parking lot?

3-4 years is a good time frame to maintain a protective sealcoat. 


What is sealcoating?

We have a thorough explanation on our sealcoating page here


How long should an asphalt parking lot last? 

On average 15 years. With a regular cleaning, crack sealing and sealcoating plan, asphalt can last up to 30 years.


Does a handicap parking spot need to be painted?

100% Yes. In fact handicap spots should to be painted EVERY YEAR! Even if you dont paint your lot. Clear and high contrast paint is part of the new By-Laws. Requirements have gotten more and more stringent and worn paint is a big NO NO in the eyes of AODA, and rightfully so. Fines can be handed out for deficiencies.  Don't know if you are compliant?  Call us, and will make sure you are.


Do handicap parking spaces need signs?

100% Yes.  All accessibility spots must have a sign in addition to the paint. This sign must follow the local municipal by-law. Some municipalities have different sign and placement requirements.  We can help get you compliant and keep you complaint every year to avoid fines.