Concrete Use In Commercial Paving


Planning a commercial building project requires you to focus on more than the structure itself, be it a lodging facility, restaurant, industrial warehouse, or retail store. One of the aspects you can only ignore at your cost is paving and the ideal material for the job. Although many options are available today, concrete is arguably the best because concrete pavers are low cost, easy to install, relatively maintenance-free, and incredibly durable. Moreover, you can use this material in numerous applications, including:

1.       Parking Lots

Businesses need commercial parking lots that their customers can use to park their vehicles temporarily. If your building houses tenants running such enterprises, you must include a quality parking facility. Otherwise, potential clients may feel obliged to seek accommodation elsewhere. A reputable paving company can help you avoid that by installing a top-notch concrete parking lot on your property. That will be a massive plus because it'll improve your property's appeal and attract paying clients. Besides, a concrete parking lot can serve you for 25-39 years, even with minimal maintenance.

2.       Sidewalks

A commercial property should have concrete sidewalks for numerous reasons. First, they reduce the amount of foot traffic that the driveways have to withstand. If people walk on your commercial driveway too often, the stress will lead to premature cracking and surface failure. A sidewalk also provides visitors and residents easy access to your building's entrance, away from the landscaping and other facilities that people shouldn't walk on. On top of all that, quality sidewalks come with a clean finish, which improves your property's curb appeal.

3.       Driveways

Did you know a new driveway boosts property value? That's right. Therefore, when the time comes to put your commercial building on the market, this component will ensure you get reasonable returns. And the pros accumulate when you choose concrete paving. Today, many people recognize the fantastic benefits of concrete driveways, including longevity, low maintenance, and excellent load-bearing capacities. As a result, paving your commercial property's driveway with concrete will likely attract more buyers when you decide to sell. And if you plan to keep the property for a lifetime, a classy, well-laid concrete driveway ensures your tenants and their customers have a place to stop while dropping off or picking up items, products, and materials.

4.       Runways

Anyone in the air transportation industry can list several reasons airports need runways off the top of their head. But, generally, experts in this sector will tell you runways are vital in providing aircraft with the surfaces they need to gather enough speed to take off and land safely. Most airports today rely on concrete runways to facilitate taxiing, take-off, and landing because this paving material produces formidably robust structures, able to withstand constant use for a long time. 

For more information, contact a local commercial paving contractor. 


30 March 2022

Laying The Pavement: Blog Edition

Paving contractors spend all day laying the pavement. We figured that the least we could do was write about it! In other words, we plan on laying the pavement of information. Yes, that sounds a little cheesy, but sometimes it's okay to sound cheesy when talking about something as serious as pavement. We caught your attention, didn't we? Now that we've caught your attention, allow us to share a little more about this blog. It will feature articles about paving and pavement contractors, and we plan on providing a lot of different information and perspectives as we go. You're welcome to join us!