Although concrete is one of the most popular construction materials on the planet, asphalt is the material of choice for most commercial parking lot facilities. Asphalt is subject to stress and inclement weather, and it can be penetrated by substances such as oils, grease, and sand, but it withstands heavier loads and high volumes of automotive traffic better than concrete. Asphalt is also cost effective, which is appealing for large parking lot jobs.
An asphalt paving company in Tampa can explain more of the benefits of using asphalt for your parking lot. Just make sure the company you choose offers parking lot striping in addition to asphalt paving to avoid having to hire multiple contractors to finish your parking lot.