Having a hard time deciding which hardscape to install for your patio? Let us help you with the key facts for each of these patio materials.
A natural paver that easily provides an elegant look to your patio, it is classic yet expensive. It’s a heavy sedimentary rock with a light surface and comes in a variety of colors. One of the great things about a limestone surface is that it can easily be cleaned and maintained with water. It also doesn’t have to be sealed. However, one should take note that limestone are not great with acid, a little bit expensive and heavy.
If you want to make your patio look like a Parisian courtyard, bricks are the way to go. Bricks are usually made with clay and also comes in different color even if the most usual color is red. One great thing about bricks is that you can easily create a visual detail through its brick pattern. It’s easily maintained through vinegar solutions that easily kill weeds and insects.
Durable, affordable and can easily be installed, it’s not that hard to see why concrete pavers are a favorite with home owners. It can easily be molded to look anywhere from bricks to barn planks. However, with its porous characteristic, concrete pavers are not recommended in hot climates. It can also easily crack due to high temperatures or extremely cold ones.