Interlocking Pavers – 10 Reasons to Install Interlocking Pavers

Interlocking Pavers – 10 Reasons to Install Interlocking Pavers

  Aesthetic – Pavers are a versatile design tool. Contemporary, modern, traditional…the design options with interlocking pavers are virtually endless. From a herringbone pattern to a beautiful monogram cut directly out of pavers, installing interlocking pavers will dramatically improve the look of your driveway, walkway, patio or pool deck. Cost – The cost to install pavers is not as expensive as you may think. While pavers are slightly more expensive than standard poured concrete they are generally less expensive than if you were to install stained or stamped concrete. Not only are they comparably priced but the long-term expense is significantly less than any type of concrete or asphalt. While a plain, concrete slab is more affordable upfront, the long-term costs for repairs and/or replacements will almost always outweigh the initial savings. Installation – Choose a certified paver specialist. Farley Interlocking Paving Stones is an ICPI certified installation specialist. We only do pavers! When choosing an interlocking paving system, it’s critical, if you want to reap all the benefits of a paving system, to choose a certified, experienced paver installer. When properly installed, pavers can last a lifetime. Durability – Pavers are strong and last. Few things are unconditionally guaranteed; however, you can be 100% sure that your concrete will crack. Pavers are rated as 4 times stronger than concrete and as such can hold 4 times as much weight as concrete without cracking. Unsightly concrete cracking may possibly be camouflaged by staining or stamping the concrete but it will never stop cracking and those cracks quickly become safety hazards that you cannot fix by camouflaging them. Pavers will last...
Paver DO’s and DON’Ts

Paver DO’s and DON’Ts

By Charissa Farley Originally published in Hardscape Magazine’s Oct / Nov 2012 Print Issue California contractor Charissa Farley told how she’s successfully taken on different market segments that don’t typically use pavers such as: Communities stuck on asphalt/poured concrete and, Homeowners/architects seeking contemporary styling stone, stamped or scored concrete To do this, Charissa sells the advantages of pavers and searches the globe for products suitable for different markets while also pushing manufacturers to create unique looks. In this article, Charissa offers some of her paver DO’s and DON’Ts.            ...