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Asphalt or concrete site?

By Finest-Hall

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PVC hall can be installed on different bases. One option is to install directly on the asphalt. Another option is to install either on a belt concrete or on a concrete site. 


PVC Hall installed on asphalt

  •  Hall installation on asphalt is faster because no separate base needs to be prepared. It is always possible to install the hall on an existing asphalt site.
  • The construction of the foundation inside the building and around the building is done once, making it significantly cheaper and faster.
  • When storing bulk materials on asphalt, soil moisture cannot enter the bulk material through the asphalt (Bitumen in asphalt creates a waterproofing layer).
  • If the Hall is moved, there will be an empty space that can be used for other purposes later.
  • PVC Halls on asphalt is much easier to extend. As long as the new asphalt is levelled as the current site, it is relatively easy and fast to expand your current PVC Hall.
  • PVC Hall layout platforms are installed in one step with the structure’s installation, which ensures that the fastenings are always in the right places.
  • Asphalt is easy to patch in the event of holes or long rails. There are various cold mixtures that can be reacted quickly if necessary.

PVC Hall installed on concrete

  • The base’s construction is more complicated and bulky, which makes it more time-consuming and expensive than installing the PVC hall onto the asphalt.
  • If concrete belts/site are to be built, it would be wise to pour the concrete fastenings into the concrete immediately, the preliminary work will become very meticulous and time-consuming, but the PVC hall installation will be faster. Improperly cast anchors must be cut off and can be replaced with a chemical anchor or anchor bolts.
  • If a concrete site already exists, there are two options for fixing the anchor plates, either with a chemical anchor or with anchor bolts.
  • If the building needs to be moved, a belt concrete/concrete foundation will be left, which is expensive and time-consuming to remove.
  • It is challenging to find a later purpose for the remaining concrete belt.
  • The concrete site for the PVC hall and the asphalt sites around the site must be made in several stages.
  • The part between the concrete jugs is more difficult to asphalt.
  • In the case of PVC Hall for bulk materials and extensive storing facilities of the bulk material, pieces of concrete from the belt concrete may get into the bulk material. Also, sparks can occur when the excavator bucket and concrete collide. In a dusty environment, it is a fire hazard.

In conclusion, installing PVC halls on asphalt is cheaper and faster and leaves a significantly smaller ecological footprint.