By definition, interlocking pavers connect in such a way that each of them keeps the others from moving around. Most commonly made with cement or concrete, this type of paver is the easiest to install because they don’t require mortar. They practically install themselves. Using sand as a base and to join together, interlocking pavers cover any patio, decking, driveway or walkway.
Interlocking pavers are perfect for any application that concrete or brick pavers would be used and are available in many colors and designs. Interlocking pavers are modular, which means that they connect to each other, forming many geometric designs.
Interlocking Paver Applications
There are many commercial and residential uses for interlocking pavers. Commercially, they are used for parking lots, loading docks, industrial storage areas, airport pavements, public and industrial pavements, median strips, streets, community centers, erosion control and shopping malls.
Residentially, they are used in patios, decking, balconies, courtyards, walkways, driveways, pathways, pool surrounds, terraces and erosion control
Benefits of Interlocking Pavers
The various benefits of interlocking pavers include their abundant design options, comparative ease of repair, lack of cracking, environmental friendliness and durability. Please note that environmental friendliness applies mostly to permeable interlocking pavers, which are held into place with plastic grid system, which are combined with plantings into a special design.
More about Permeable Interlocking Pavers
The permeable pavers are best used in lower to medium traffic areas and are most commonly found in recreational areas, parking lots and along highways.
Permeability allows for soil stabilization and usage of storm water runoff, eliminating the need for complex drainage systems.
Interlocking Paver Installation
Due to their heavy weight, you might consider hiring a reputable contractor to install interlocking pavers. For a free estimate contact our paving stone contractors.
Interlocking Paver Colors
Interlocking pavers come in a wide range of colors, from pale grey to the darkest black and every natural color in between, including brick color, deep green. Sometimes people choose to utilize only one color; other times, colors are combined to add interest. To learn more about the patterns that interlocking pavers can be arranged in, please see the article about Paver Patterns.
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