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April 2011 Contractor Success

Striping Parking Lots

With some basic knowledge and the correct equipment, painting lines in parking lots can put some extra money in your pocket.

April 14, 2011
KEYWORDS chalk / line / lot / paint
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Important Points For Painting LinesFreshly Painted Parking Lot Lines

  • Get your machine lined up by using the tip guard
  • Roll your machine back six inches before the starting point
  • Focus on the starting point and the tip guard simultaneously
  • Keep your head still and walk with normal strides
  • Squeeze the trigger when you’re directly over the starting point
  • Focus on where the paint hits the chalk line
  • Be mindful of your stopping point and slow down when you approach it
  • Let go of the trigger when you’re right at the stopping point.
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