There is more than one type of paving stone, and more than one way to transform your driveway, pool, patio, or walkway from ordinary to extraordinary. Pavers are known for durability and strength, flexibility, versatility, and beauty. Interlocking pavers are held together via a plastic grid system, enabling them to come together in an array of designs. Natural stone pavers are the most popular choice for outdoor paving needs. Concrete comes in a variety of colors and shapes, and brick is guaranteed to last a lifetime.
Find out more about pavers with the following articles designed to help you find the ideal outdoor landscape for your home. In addition to focusing on specific pavers, we’ve included articles geared toward specific outdoor spaces, such as the driveway, garden, and poolside. If you want to begin with something a little less specific, why not start with articles on “The Different Types of Paving Stones,” and “Paver Patterns.”
Because paving stones are weighty and require adequate support and installation, ensure your work gets done properly by consulting with a certified design and planning contractor. We’ve pre-screened our contractors and interviewed ten of their previous clients personally to ensure you will only speak with a reliable professional.
Travertine pavers come in many sizes and colors and are widely used in outdoor dining areas and patios, around pools, and on landscaped walkways. These pavers make excellent stepping stones in gardens. Travertine pavers can also be effective when used as… Read more »
Flagstone is a generic term given to flat slabs of any natural paving stone material that is sourced from a stone quarry. Flagstone is made from stone such as sandstone or slate that is cut to form shallow, flat slabs. The most affordable flagstone pavers… Read more »
Cobblestones give an authentic "Old World" look to any property. The use of cobblestones as paving material for roads and lanes was common in Europe and early America, and their historical charm makes them a desirable paving option for residential and lan… Read more »
Rubber pavers are made primarily from recycled tire rubber. Highly durable, non-slip, and very low-maintenance, rubber pavers are used in settings where heavy use is anticipated. The safety benefit is perhaps this paving material's most popular reason for… Read more »
Limestone is a heavy, durable stone that has been used in the building industry for hundreds of years. Limestone is common in architectural and landscaping applications. Buildings, roads, patios, and courtyards are some of the destinations for this dense,… Read more »
Glass as a paving material is generally available in the form of blocks. Glass blocks for paving use must be chosen specifically, because the type of glass blocks used for windows and walls does not have the strength and durability required for use in flo… Read more »
There are a variety of paving stone techniques, but one popular one is the basket weave pattern, which allows for a variety of possibilities. Although it is often seen on driveways, this technique can also be used in other parts of your landscape, includi… Read more »
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