Brick and Stone Patios
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Stone and Brick Pavers
Both stone and brick as a base material for paver installations each offer a unique set of benefits. Both materials have been used in hardscaping installations for centuries and they are both incredibly strong and durable. They offer a variety of decorative options which will enable you to go outside your comfort and get creative with how your patio appears. We can also help guide throughout the entire process so that you feel comfortable with the overall design.
A Breakdown of Brick vs. Stone Pavers
Brick has a classical and elegant look that makes sense for homeowners who live in a more suburban or rural area. Brick is also a lot more versatile than you may think. The material is very easy to install and comes in different patterns, shapes, and sizes. Maintenance and cleansings are also very easy and straightforward to perform because the sturdy material can withstand power washing.
Stone Pavers are also a viable option for outdoor patios because they come in a broad variety of shapes, sizes, and colors. Stone allows you to explore the vast amount of decorative options and ideas that are available to you and you should take full advantage of this. Depending on the stone material you use, there will be different requirements as far as maintenance does. Our technicians can explain differences in greater detail.
Why Stone or Brick Over Concrete
Although concrete pavers are traditionally are the cheaper option, they are very plain in appearance and they don’t offer enough diversity when it comes to the way you design your outdoor patio. Also, concrete isn’t nearly as durable and sturdy as brick or concrete; you will perform more repairs and you will find yourself periodically having it resurfaced. Why opt for concrete when you can maximize your investment with brick or stone pavers?
Brick and stone pavers are strong and durable materials that are perfect for outdoor patios. Call us today to learn more!
The Many Benefits of Brick and Stone Pavers
Strength and Durability
There is no denying that brick and stone as base materials for your paver patio are the more durable option. They simply do not break easily; no matter what the weather is like outside, you can expect them to remain intact and in good condition for many years to come. Brick and natural stone cannot be blown away by high winds and damaged by inclement weather. You would need to take a sledgehammer to the paver to cause any damage to it!
Beautiful and Decorative Designs
Brick and stone pavers are perhaps more notable for their elegant and pretty appearance. No matter the setting in which you install the material, stone and brick will greatly enhance the overall landscaping and incorporate greater visual appeal. There are many different visual styles you can choose from and there are many different color schemes, shapes, and sizes that are available to you. In all honesty, you can’t wrong with either material, because brick and stone pavers look amazing anywhere you install them!
There is not a lot that you have to do to ensure that your brick or stone pavers remain in pristine condition. You do have to reapply paint or sealers constantly to maintain their color; all that is required of you is to clean and sweep up routinely any trash, dirt, and debris that collects on top of the pavers. The task itself is easy to carry out and will not require a lot of effort or energy out of you, which means you can quickly return to going about your day.
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Pavers Benefit the Environment
Installing brick or stone pavers offers a lot of environmental benefits that appeal to our clients who are searching for ways in which they can effectively reduce their carbon footprint. But some of you be wondering this: how exactly are stone or brick pavers an environmentally friendly option? Easy: the material comes from the environment, so you don’t need to have it manufactured in a factory, which will ultimately limit the effects of pollution. Stone is also a reusable material.
Adding Value to Your Home
Many of our clients have us install brick or stone pavers because they no it will dramatically benefit the resale value of their home. Brick and stone pavers are fine materials that add a great deal of curb appeal to your home and they will have people begging to your home. This is why many people consider paver patios to be a long-term investment versus poured concrete which may not attract as many buyers. The material is also long-lasting so you won’t lose out on your investment well into the future.
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The Pros and Cons of Brick and Stone Pavers
The Cons of Paver Patios
Although brick and stone paver patios are an amazing investment that you should consider for yourself, there are a few things you should know before moving forward with any installations. Paver patios tend to trap moisture underneath the ground, which can have negative effects on your soil such as erosion. Also, Labor costs can vary according to the size and scale of the installation. Overall, brick and stone are much more expensive to install than concrete.
The Pros of Paver Patios
Aside from a few drawbacks, brick and concrete pavers offer many benefits that you cannot pass up. These materials allow you to get creative during the design process because they offer you many options to choose from when it comes to designing and customizing the appearance of your paver patio. You are also guaranteed greater durability and long-lasting results which make paver patios a long-term investment that you can make good one well into the future. Overall, stone and brick are the ideal materials for paver installations.
In addition to having incredible longevity, brick and stone pavers can withstand severe weather without experiencing any issues. That means during hot summer months, you can walk freely across your outdoor patio without fear of burning your feet, and when it rains, you also won’t have to worry about slippery surfaces. We also want to mention that stone and brick are a popular option for homeowners who are looking to achieve a more natural look with their landscaping.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does the installation process entail?
Paver installations are a multi-step process that requires a lot of attention to detail. A simple way to install them would be to clear out the area by removing debris and other hazards. Next, you want to prepare the base material and lay the sand bedding in the designated installation area. Then, lay down your pavers according to the design of your choice. Finally, you want to sweep out any excess sand and apply a sealant to the pavers.
How can I use stone or brick pavers?
There are several ways in which you can make use of pavers and it doesn’t have to be limited to backyard patios. Some examples include poolsides/pool decks, pathways, walkways, and driveways. Paver installations are very popular with residential installations because they offer a lot of natural beauty which will greatly enhance the appearance of your landscaping.