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Landscaping pavers are paving stones that are used outdoors to create beautiful and efficient spaces.
As opposed to concrete slabs, pavers move with the ground and are capable of expanding, so there's less likelihood of pavers cracking if the earth moves. Pavers can be up to four times stronger than concrete slabs and can hold up to four times more weight! When searching for your best patio landscaping option, pavers are definitely the most aesthetic, durable and functional, making them the best option!
Pavers are often used for patios, walkways, pathways, driveways, pool decks, fire pits, stepping stones, edging and garden features. They are very versatile and they come in many materials, textures, sizes, and colors so they are a popular choice for homes. They are often used for landscaping in both front yards to elevate curb appeal as well as backyards.
There are a few different popular types of pavers so we have broken it down for you on our top favorite kinds.
Concrete pavers are made of concrete poured into molds. They can be shaped into different size and shape options. They come in a variety of colors and styles with interlocking patterns. Concrete pavers must be sealed to retain color. They are also low maintenance and lower cost out of the other options.
Stone pavers are natural stones from quarries so they are not manufactured, they are a natural product. Some of the most popular types of stone pavers include limestone, bluestone, flagstone and granite. They are known to be one of the most absorbent kinds of pavers so they are popular for pool decks. The stones are cut from quarries and are not made from molds like other pavers, so there is a little more variation in size, texture, and color. These variations often add to the unique beauty of stone pavers.
Brick pavers are made of clay and baked in a kiln. They are very strong and stain resistant. They come in a wide variety of colors and textures. They require sealants help prevent fading. Brick pavers are low maintenance, strong and durable. However, they can fade over time.
A few wonderful ways pavers can be used include-
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