Traditional concrete, asphalt or gravel driveways pale in comparison to the beauty of pavers. There is more to know when choosing a pavement material than just what meets the eye. While traditional concrete driveway can cost less than brick pavers installation, poor durability and difficulty in making repairs have a dramatic impact not only on the appearance, but also on the actual cost in the long-term.
Brick Pavers Benefits
There are many benefits to installing brick pavers that make them the best value even when compared to stamped concrete, cobblestone or travertine pavers. Brick pavers come in a variety of surface finishes, colors, and shapes, as well as laying patterns to compliment the architectural style of your home. Design possibilities are endless. Let’s go over each one of the benefits of installing brick pavers:
Durability and Strength
. Brick pavers have an ability to withstand an extremely high level of loading and are suited to many different types of landscaping applications. Brick pavers will last longer than poured concrete and hold their color better than decorated concrete.
- Low Maintenance. Cost-wise long term, brick pavers is the best choice. The maintenance is minimal and the durability is long standing beyond anything else on the market especially poured concrete which has a tendency of cracking. Most of the time they require little maintenance and can be expected to last for generations to come.
- Non-Slip Surface. Brick pavers are slip resistant and skid resistant due to their natural textured surface and highly abrasive characteristics. Pavers are quickly installed and ready for use immediately. Ideal if you are planning events at your home for the summer!
- EcoFriendly alternative. Brick pavers are made from a natural clay material from the earth’s soil. It will not lose any of its color or finish over the long term which means that it’s a solid investment that appreciates the value of your property.
Brick Paver Pattern Design
There are many design options available for brick pavers. Whether you choose a hexagonal, herringbone or diamond design, there is something to suit all personal tastes. Interlocking pavers can create a casual or formal design depending on your style. They are also available in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes, including those shown below in the Paver House Selected Collections.
Our Paver House design specialists will assist you pick up the best color and design for your project. The possibilities are endless. Contact Paver House today and request your free in-home estimate.
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