Why Block Paving Driveways, Paths
and Patios Are Best
If your planning to improve your home with a new patio or driveway but you’re not sure about the best kind of surface to choose then block paving is definitely worth consideration. There are many different colours available with block paving so developing a unique and eye catching design can be achieved with ease. Many people don’t consider block paving for their driveway or patio because they believe their choices are limited when it comes to creativity and design. This couldn’t be further from the truth, and the reality is that block paved patios and driveways are among the most durable kinds of surface, will need little maintenance and are extremely hard wearing. Block paved patios and driveways don’t wear down with time and in contrast to materials which includes concrete and tarmac are not prone to cracks. You will also find that it doesn’t get extremely hot in the course of summer, so it is ideal if you park your vehicle on the driveway instead of in the garage. Block paving is easily installed when you contact experienced professionals and offer a number of benefits over other types of patio and driveway surfacing materials. When it comes to the design of block paving in Lincoln the sky is the limit, there are endless options to choose from.
Block paving is ideal for pathways. You won’t be able to create circular designs or swirls, but you will be able to add whatever colours you want. Whilst maintenance for block paved pathways is low you’ll find over time that moss and weeds grows between the bricks. This can be sorted out in a matter of seconds, and the blocks themselves won’t fade or reduce in colour with time. With paving stone pathways, you increase the chances of weeds and you also run the risk of them splitting if a lot of pressure is applied. Block paved pathways are much more durable and hard wearing and the smaller sized stone gives a far better support structure. Because each block is so small you can really design a pathway any way you like, curved pathways for instance are very popular so you could have a block paved path running through your garden or even from your front door to your driveway.
Block paving is a good choice for your driveway. The stones themselves have loads of grip and this is ideal for when it comes to winter. You won’t need to fret about the floor getting slippery as much and you won’t need to worry about the weight of your vehicle cracking the stones. Some people think about having paving stones in their driveway but this isn’t a functional choice. The stones can crack with ease if the right pressure is applied and in some instances they might even lift up so they will need replacing if this ever happens. Block paving however doesn’t present you with this concern and you will also find that it can support large vehicles as well. Many people go for block paving because it comes in a huge range of different colours.
For patios block paving is probably the best option available. Many people think that wood decking is the better option when it comes to outside flooring but it unquestionably has several problems. Wood tends to rot over time and is susceptible to mites and other forms of infestation, regular maintenance is needed when you install a wooden deck in your garden. With block paving in Lincoln, you won’t experience any of this and the only thing you have to worry about is a little bit of moss growing in-between your stones. Block paving is a good choice for those who want a low maintenance solution for their outdoor flooring.
Contact A1 Builders & Paving Today
If you are considering block paving in Lincoln and would like us to provide a free site survey and quotation please contact our installation team today