Choosing Pavers for Your Landscape

If you are planning to build a walkway, patio, or driveway, you will need pavers for your landscape. Pavers are built from several types of materials, and the materials selected typically depend on the homeowner’s personal tastes. Some pavers are chosen for their aesthetic appeal, while others are chosen for being more practical. If you are planning a landscaping project, take some time to learn about some popular materials used for paver installation.

Concrete Pavers

Concrete Paver Patio

A practical option to choose for patio pavers or walkway pavers is concrete. Concrete pavers are commonly chosen by homeowners, since they come in many shapes, sizes, and textures. Therefore, it is easy to use them to customize your landscape in a way that suites your personal tastes.

Concrete pavers also have low costs compared to other types, so anyone looking for a cheaper way to construct a patio or walkway can benefit from using them. They are easy to install, and have a strong amount of durability against heavy foot traffic. By mixing different colors into the concrete you can create a personal color scheme that can give your yard a unique vibe.

This type is a fair mix of practical and aesthetic appeal.

Techo-Bloc Pavers

In regards to concrete pavers, Hillsborough Irrigation and Landscape services primarily utilizes products from the Techo-Bloc range. Known for its work with exterior design, this developer produces some of the best products in regards to functionality and aesthetic appeal.

Their salt-resistant pavers come in a variety of colors, and can be used for patios, driveways, and more. Whether you want something modern or rustic, there are pavers for you from Techo-Bloc. As a result, if you work with Hillsborough Irrigation on your next landscaping project, you can be assured quality.

Flagstone Pavers

If you are looking to build a new patio in your yard, flagstone is one of the best options at your disposal. The unique shape of flagstone pavers allows landscapers to fit them together in interesting combinations, allowing for the creation of striking designs. It is difficult to find two flagstone patio designs that are exactly the same.

These pavers are also fairly durable, which should not come as a surprise since they are primarily used to build patios. Flagstone comes in a decent variety of colors too, including red, grey, tan, and blue. If you want to give your landscape a more rustic look, you cannot go wrong with using flagstone.

Cobblestone Pavers

Cobblestone Pool Patio

Cobblestone is a natural stone that is known for its use in all sorts of construction and landscaping projects. The versatility of cobblestone pavers is well-known, as these stones are used to build patios, walkways, driveways, and other outdoor constructions. Cobblestone pavers are naturally hard, and are able to resist scratches and cracks.

Since they are made from such strong materials, cobblestone pavers require little upkeep once they are installed. In addition, their rough surfaces make them slip-resistant, making them popular choices for projects built around pools. They may not offer a lot of color options, but they do offer a retro vibe for anyone who likes keeping things old school.

Bluestone Pavers

Bluestone pavers are excellent options for anyone who wants to give their landscape an elegant look. This sandstone material is typically presented in a magnificent royal blue that can give any landscape a gorgeous new look. The paver comes in other shades of blue as well, so you have a few different options to choose from if it catches your interest.

As pavers they are also versatile, and can be used for patios, walkways, and driveways; they can even be used as stepping stones. They are also quite durable, so they can put up with a lot of foot traffic in your yard. Bluestone can be a little costly to install, but the end result is more than worth the money spent on it.

Looking to install a patio or walkway in your landscape? Let Hillsborough Irrigation & Landscape Services help you.