How to Build a Paver Patio

  Creating natural rock veranda or a paver. Creating a paver or natural rock veranda…or a walk.. Could be a lovely and practical addition to your own backyard landscape, and with a little effort, attention to detail along with appropriate preparation, it is possible to reach a long lasting effect, no matter expertise and your … Read more

Flagstone Or Travertine Pavers – You Decide

Flagstone pavers come in various styles and shapes and are installed in an interlocking pattern to create a strong, solid surface with a high-end look. They are made of real, natural stone like limestone, sandstone, or slate that is cut into flat, relatively thin slabs of stone in various shapes and sizes. They are then … Read more

Sealing Your Patio Pavers – 11 Keys to Successfully Sealing Your Patio

When my neighbor first decided to install a paver-block patio behind his home, he chose paver stones for several good reasons. He thought they would last longer than other materials like wood, or poured concrete, he thought they had a really “rich” elegant look to them and most of all, he thought that they would be maintenance free. Well, he almost had it right. They do look great and they’re incredibly durable, but it wasn’t long before he learned that they aren’t completely maintenance free.

After several seasons of rain, snow and sun, the patio just didn’t look as good as it first did when he had it installed. The sun was beginning to fade the color in some areas, the sand between the stones had been washed away by the rains and weeds had started growing in the gaps between the pavers. He even began to see ant colonies beginning to form using his precious paver sand as their new home.

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Paver Installation

Probably the greatest ways to give your outdoors an innovative look should be to install pavers. Pavers are small compact blocks which might be made from concrete, brick, stone, clay tiles and glass. They might be set up in any pattern of your choosing to provide the sort of outdoor living quarters decor you need. … Read more

Patio Ideas – Stepping Out With Stone Patio Designs And Brick Patio Patterns

Tired of retro concrete with a boring brick trim? Or perhaps the pressure treated border timbers holding back a creeping riot of crab grass down the middle of your patio or drive? Making a stone patio design change has never been easier. New materials like interlocking paving stones, improved engineering and installation open a new … Read more