Archive for October, 2017

postheadericon A complete guide to block paving

Block paving is a popular method of creating decorative pavement for driveways, patios, garden pathways and steps, backyard edgings and troughs, and other landscaped areas. We talked to Groby Landscapes, who amongst garden landscaping, also provide high quality block paving to Leicestershire. They gave their view on block paving and how it can transform your outdoor space.

Block Paving Advantages

Individual paving blocks can be taken up and replaced later. Blocks are sized to specific shapes and laid in uncomplicated lines or complex patterns.

Other benefits include:

• Block material requires minimum maintenance. A simple washing with soap and water keeps your driveway or patio looking like new for years.
• Block paving provides dramatic improvement to your home’s appearance.
• Eco-Friendly – The porous nature of block materials provides areas that enable surface waters to settle during rainy seasons. This prevents water pooling and flooding, allowing better property drainage and environmental safety.
• Block paving’s enhanced ability to withstand the wear and tear of heavy pedestrian and motor vehicle traffic heightens its longevity expectations to at least 20 years.

Driveway Pavers

The increased popularity of driveway pavers is due to their visual attractiveness. They come in numerous economical and attractive materials such as:

• Interlocking concrete
• Clay brick
• Granite

In addition to other natural stones, these materials are strong and durable providing beauty and longevity, contact your local landscaping company to request block paved driveway installation outside your home.

Patio Pavers

In addition to magnifying the beauty of outdoor patios and decks, patio pavers create solidity and reliability to flooring surfaces that blend environmentally. Their materials include:

• Decorative concrete
• Stamped concrete
• Interlocking concrete
• Clay brick

Additional Patio Pavers include natural stone and other seemingly endless options such as:

• Slate
• Travertine
• Flagstone
• Granite

Edging Pavers

Separating lawns from driveways, walkways, and patios are achieved by creating borders with edging pavers. Among the many edging pavers to choose from, there are:

• Brick – The unique earthy feel of brick permits a homey and welcome appearance to a lawn. Its decors liven up outdoor beauty. Even after decades, its color never fades and it stays attractive.
• Concrete – These edgings come either pre-cut or custom made to specification for a personal look. Installation and maintenance are easy.
• Stone – The natural beauty of stone is hard to duplicate. Stone edging pavers come in a variety of colors, textures, sizes, and shapes. You are sure to find something that perfectly complements the theme or general design of your property.

Edging your landscape and garden create extraordinary curb appeal. Friends and guests will certainly be impressed with the production of distinct focal points. Invasive weeds and other harmful plants are kept away with lawn and garden edgings.