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What Are the Benefits of Concrete Parking Lots? October 9, 2017

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What Are the Benefits of Concrete Parking Lots?, Windham, Connecticut

Whether you are breaking ground on a new parking lot or considering an upgrade to your current one, concrete is a material deserving of your consideration. Though asphalt still reigns supreme with regards to popularity, when comparing the advantages, it’s no wonder why more and more businesses are opting to pave their way forward with concrete. Below, the professionals at Builder’s Concrete East in Windham, CT, outline a few of the many benefits.

Top Benefits of Concrete Parking Lots

Durability

Concrete is stronger and requires far less maintenance than asphalt. Aside from annual cleanings and joint sealing, you won’t have to lift a finger or spare a dime. Your neighbor’s asphalt parking lot, on the other hand, will require a complete resurfacing at least once every 10 years.

Affordability

When compared to other materials, concrete generally costs far less. Factor lack of maintenance costs into the equation and the decision is a no-brainer.

Appearance

Concrete parking lots appear cleaner and friendlier than their asphalt brethren. They also allow for customization of colors, patterns, and textures. Your imagination is the only limit.

Lighting

concrete mixConcrete is far more reflective than asphalt. As LED takes over for incandescent lighting, it’s important to consider the impact of concrete on nighttime visibility. Not only does concrete create a safer parking lot; it will also reduce your lighting requirements, saving you a bundle.  

Comfort

Due to the lighter color, concrete maintains lower temperatures during the warmer months. This reduces cooling costs for nearby structures while ensuring the comfort of your customers. That’s what we call a win-win!

Considering a concrete parking lot in Windham, CT? Contact the professionals at Builder’s Concrete East. Backed by over 50 years of experience, they offer a full range of concrete products, including stamped, colored, and ready-mix concrete, concrete pavers, and more. Visit them online or call (860) 456-1787 to speak with a representative. 

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