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Curb Appeal Checklist: 4 Ways to Spruce Up Your Parking Lot

When you talk about the topic of curb appeal, most people tend to think of residential properties. However, its importance to facilities, retail stores, restaurants, and most businesses is invaluable. Maintaining the curb appeal of your parking lot is critical for perception as it will be the first impression for your customers and visitors. We’ve all visited a business, restaurant or facility that has given off the “wrong vibe”. 

That is why we here at Ideal Shield want to show you simple and cost-effective ways to add ideal curb appeal with our maintenance-free product line.

Bollards & Bollard Covers 

There is nothing that helps bring a parking lot or storefront together and adds much needed protection quicker than some Bollards and Bollard Covers. We here at Ideal Shield invented the Original Bollard Cover over 25 years ago and continue to lead the industry in Bollard Cover sales and options. From Dome Top Bollard Covers to Flat Top Bollard Covers, Decorative Bollard Cover designs to any color you can imagine to meet branding needs. That is why Ideal Shield has you covered. 

But it’s not just the Bollard Covers we excel at. We also offer a wide array of U.S. Steel Bollards that are available in standard Pipe Bollards and Crash Rated Bollards for protection, as well as Removable Locking Bollards and Collapsible Bollards for temporary access areas. 

Ideal Shield’s green Bollard Covers and C40 Bollards in front of Sportsmans Warehouse

Ideal Shield’s orange Bollard Covers lining the storefront at Little Caesar’s

Parking Blocks

Improve the look of your parking lot with our Parking Blocks available in plastic or rubber.

Unlike concrete blocks, our lightweight Ultra Parking Stops are the perfect height for low-profile vehicles and allow for lower shipping costs and easy installation while being ultimately indestructible. Made from 100% recycled material and available in three different color options to meet branding needs, Ideal Shield has you covered.

Standard Ultra Parking Block in Green.

Standard Ultra Parking Block in green.

Looking for a parking stop that’s a bit more heavy-duty? Check out our plastic Heavy-Duty Truck Block, which is optimal for commercial trucks and heavy-duty vehicles.

Sick of cracking and crumbling? Our Reflective Rubber Parking Block is the ideal solution for you. Equipped with raised-edge technology to prevent peeling and thick support ribs underneath to improve strength and extend longevity, you’ll never have to worry about warping or corroding again.

Ideal Shield's Rubber Reflective Parking Block.

Ideal Shield’s Rubber Reflective Parking Block.

Curb Guard

Forget scuffs, scratches, and painting. Ideal Shield’s Curb Guard, designed to stop wheel rims from scratching and scuffing when pulling up to a concrete curb, is the ideal solution to literally enhance your company’s curb appeal.

The Curb Guard goes far beyond just getting rid of those ugly scuff marks on your parking lot or drive-thru curbs. It will also help eliminate any pesky curb painting needs while saving you money on maintenance costs.

Ideal Shield's Yellow Curb Guard outside of McDonald's.

Ideal Shield’s yellow Curb Guard outside of McDonald’s.

Ideal Shield's Curb Guard in Black.

Ideal Shield’s black Curb Guard at a gate entrance.

Speed Bump

Slow drivers down and increase curb appeal in your parking lot with Ideal Shield’s Speed Bump. Designed to withstand any sized vehicle and harsh weather elements so you don’t have to worry about chipping or cracking ever again.

Our Speed Bumps, which are ideal for any location, will add that final touch of curb appeal and safety to any parking lot or private drive.

Ideal Shield's Speed Bump.

Ideal Shield’s Speed Bump.

Sign Systems

Quality signage outside any storefront or parking lot is key to increasing the aesthetic appeal of your establishment. From curbside pickup and drive-thru lanes to designated parking spots, special events, and advertising specials, Ideal Shield’s selection of portable or permanent Sign Systems has you covered.

Available in the ever-so-popular Pyramid Sign Base or our permanent Bollard Sign Systems, we can match any color imaginable and our signage can be customized to meet specific branding needs.

Ideal Shield's custom Carolina Blue Pyramid Sign Base Systems at Lowe's Curbside Pickup

Ideal Shield’s custom Carolina Blue Pyramid Sign Base Systems at Lowe’s Curbside Pickup

Ideal Shield's Gray Pyramid Sign Bases used for curbside pickup at Target

Ideal Shield’s Gray Pyramid Sign Bases used for curbside pickup at Target

Ideal Shield's Bollard Sign Systems and Rubber Parking Blocks

Ideal Shield’s Bollard Sign Systems and Rubber Parking Blocks

Ideal Shield’s Bollard Sign Systems with Metro Decorative Bollard Covers

Looking for more? Ideal Shield offers many other products to improve your storefront or property’s appeal, including EV Charging StationsBike RacksDelineator PostsCart Corrals, and Clearance Bars.

Giving your business or facility the Ideal Curb Appeal will help you attract customers without breaking the break. Contact our experienced sales team today to learn more about our entire catalog of facility maintenance and protection products.