Concrete Pavers: One Material, Many Uses

Published on: December 17, 2013

Interlocking, permeable pavers are more than just a fabrication substance for driveways and paths around your property. In fact, there are a wide variety of ways you can put concrete pavers to use in your outdoor living design. These are just a few of the ways you can turn permeable pavers into more than just a driveway or sidewalk.


Wooden decking is subject to wear and tear, and will degrade over time as it’s exposed to the elements. Using interlocking pavers to construct your patio allows you to customize the pattern and feel of your patio, and to avoid the inevitable cracking of concrete or rotting of lumber.┬áPaver patios look great and provide great service for many years.

Fire Pits

Building a fire pit can turn a Plain Jane patio into a real work of outdoor living art. While many are constructed from brick, stone and other materials, it’s not uncommon to find pavers integrated into fire pit design. When you use pavers that complement your patio to build a fire pit, you’re turning the space into a cohesive, outdoor extension of your indoor living space. These patios become something closer to open-air rooms than simple surfaces.

Retaining Walls

Whether you’re looking for a barrier against soil erosion or just an interesting outdoor design elements, retaining walls constructed from pavers are both functional and aesthetically pleasing. These walls can also coordinate beautifully with other elements, like patios and walkways.

In addition to being a durable material, pavers are also a versatile design element. Contact your professional paving and landscaping contractor to discuss the many ways you can use pavers to turn your outdoor living space into something truly spectacular.

Posted of behalf of Troy Ogrin, Maxwell Hardscapes


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