There are many materials used to create hard surfaces such as patios, walkways or driveways. Pavers have been used over centuries. Cobblestone pavers were popular historically and used for many old cities’ streets. Bricks have also been used for a long time in construction and for pathways.
Pavers that are commonly used nowadays have advanced to having many shapes, sizes, colours, and textures. Many homeowners add pavers for their patios, swimming pool decks, and decorative purposes. Here are some reasons why you should use pavers for your house.
Pavers are becoming popular as they provide many options for decorating the house. They come in different shapes, patterns and colours for you to choose from. Also, they come in different materials so you should consider clay, Boral, stone and concrete pavers, to get the pavers that fit with your requirements.
Easy to Install
If you want to install pavers in a small space, you can do it by just following a manual or instruction book. Pavers are easy to install. Homeowners can save money by installing pavers themselves but be aware that different types of material may use different techniques of installation.
Consider future maintenance and replacement when installing pavements. Choose materials that suit your area. Look for a specialist paver company who provides pavement installation services and can give you advice about pavers.
Easy to Care
Broken and damaged pavers are easy to remove and replace. Because they are separated from each other, you can take out just the damaged piece and replace it with a new one.
You can keep the pavers clean by sweeping or rinsing them. Stains are easy to remove by just brushing a particular area or you can use a pressure washer as it will not damage their surface.
Pavers can be drained quickly. You can leave them wet and water will seep down into the soil through the joints between the pavers.
Pavers, especially concrete pavers, are dense which can tolerate extremely heavy objects. They are manufactured to be stronger than asphalt and are not affected by heat or frost.
Pavers can last for many years. Unlike other surfaces, you can add more segmental pavers without creating cracks.
Moreover, they can be used in any climate. It is easier to shovel snow off pavers without hitting an edge. The pavers also can also withstand de-icing products such as salt or calcium chloride.