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Out With the Old Concrete, in With the New Pavers

If you want to improve the curb appeal of your home, you can install interlocking pavers. This is in vogue. It will make your house appear sophisticated and elegant. As a matter of fact, you will be able to a good impression on the visitors. If you are not sure if you want to install it for your home or not then you need to check out the benefits.

Flexible Design

There are various design options at your disposal when it comes to these pavers. You can opt for diamond, hexagonal, and herringbone design. Keep in mind that there is something for everyone. It will offer a formal design to your style. In fact, the pavers are available in different sizes, shapes, and colors. The thickness of it will however depend on the type of application.

Since there are many design, color, and shape options available, you will be able to be creative with them. the beauty of the pavers will enhance the visual appeal of your property.

Many Colors and Shapes

There are rustic stone pavers which look just like the clay bricks.  You can use color for matching the theme or for any practical purpose. For instance, light color paver offers cooler surface around the pool decks and the patios.

Cost of Initial Paver Installation

Usually, interlocking pavers are known to be less expensive than the other kinds of pavements or paver like granite paver. When you consider the cost of maintaining and replacing the pavers provide an economical and long term option to other kinds of pavers.

Paver Strength

Concrete pavers are known to be pretty dense units that contain exceptional durability and strength under extreme load. It is not affected by the extreme frost and heat. Each unit is known to have a joint which will allow little movement without even leading to cracks. Factory made interlocking pavers might last for a long period of time. It will be able to take many abuse and still last for years.

Easy to Repair

The best thing about these pavers is that you will be able to repair it easily. It can be lifted and replaced without much problem. However, with a concrete slab, you will have to demolish it and start all over again. Apart from being easy to repair, interlocking pavers are not damaged that easily. Each and every unit has joint which enables movement. Hence, the chance of cracking is pretty rare.


You can easily replace broke pavers without even any patches. Weeds and ants in the joint can be easily prevented by using the right kind of sand fill in the joints of the pavers. You can repair the pavement simply by the lifting the area which has been affected. Sweeping on a regular basis and rinsing occasionally is the best way to maintain the interlocking pavers

You will be able to use the pavers in any kind of climate. You can walk or drive on it just after the installation. The joint in between the pavers will keep it from cracking unlike conventional pavers. You can use these pavers for residential, as well as commercial properties.  Pavers are non-skidding surface. You can walk on it even if the surface is wet.