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Concrete Vs. Asphalt: 4 Distinct Advantages of Concrete Paving

When it comes to selecting the right materials for your commercial driveway paving, sidewalk paving, or parking lot paving, you have two primary options: concrete or asphalt. So how do you decide which one to go with? Is one better than the other? Does one last longer than the other? What about durability and load distribution? Below, our North Country Concrete team has outlined the differences between the two paving options and why concrete offers commercial property owners a few distinct advantages.

Decorative Commercial Concrete: 4 Advantages For Your Property

Modern concrete capabilities offer your business far more in terms of design than plain grey slab. Though functional, monotone grey slab has never offered commercial properties the ability to showcase their creativity through customized concrete design. Today, however, improving the aesthetic appeal of any business property is more than possible with customized decorative concrete.

Customizing Your Building

If you own a commercial or industrial building you understand how important it is to remain in good standing with the surrounding community. Providing jobs without causing enough noise or traffic to be a nuisance are the main ways you can keep a good image in the public eye. Another means of accomplishing such a goal is to turn the building into a local landmark. You may think of hiring local artists to decorate the outside of the building or by simply utilizing a beautiful architectural design to make an interesting landmark. An option you may have overlooked is how you can make a more permanent impression on the community by utilizing custom concrete in the building design.

What Is Pervious Concrete?

Pervious concrete is a great way to make your project greener, more environmentally sustainable. This form of concrete captures stormwater and, instead of channeling it into the gutter, allows the water to seep into the ground and thus helping to recharge the water table. Pervious concrete, also known as porous concrete, permeable concrete, and no-fines concrete, is among the Best Management Practices (BMPs) that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommends.

Five Reasons Why You Need to Pave Your Commercial Driveway With Concrete

If your company's roads and driveways are already paved -- and it looks like they are ready for a repaving -- or you're looking to expand your driveways, you need to call a company that specializes in concrete driveways. Here are some advantages of using concrete to pave your company's driveways. 

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