Pavers FAQ's

Paver FAQ's, Louisville, KY Are pavers better or poured concrete?

Pavers offer greater flexibility in design with various shapes, colors, and patterns. They also allow for more straightforward repairs or replacements of individual pavers. Additionally, pavers generally drain better than poured concrete, minimizing puddles.

How long do pavers last?

Properly installed pavers can last for decades with minimal maintenance. Concrete pavers typically last 30-50 years, while natural stone and brick can last for longer.

What is the difference between a patio and a paver installation?

A patio refers to the outdoor space itself, while a paver installation describes the specific use of pavers as the surface material. You can have a patio made of different materials like flagstone, gravel, or even wood, but paver installations are a popular and stylish choice.

What are the advantages of concrete pavers? Concrete pavers are the most affordable option among these three materials. They come in a wide range of colors, shapes, and textures to mimic natural stone or brick at a lower cost. They're also readily available and relatively easy to install.

Are natural stone pavers a good material for my driveway?

Natural stone is the most expensive option among these three materials. It can also be more challenging to install due to variations in size and shape. However, the unmatched beauty and longevity often outweigh these factors.

Are brick pavers suitable for driveways? Brick pavers can be used for driveways, but they require a thicker base and stronger installation than patios or walkways, which can increase the overall cost.

Are permeable pavers a good option for poolscapes?

Permeable pavers offer good drainage and potentially cooler surfaces around pools but require specific maintenance and may be impacted by pool chemicals.

Do you handle paver driveway replacement?

We specialize in designing beautiful and durable paver driveways. We handle all aspects of paver driveway projects from design to installation.

What is the cost of paver installation?

Paver installation costs vary depending on material, project size, and complexity. Concrete pavers are the most affordable, while natural stone is pricier. Since every property and project is different, we recommend contacting us for a free quote to get an accurate estimate for your project.

Do you handle paver patio repairs?

While we have expertise in complete paver installations, we can assess your patio repairs. Depending on the extent of the damage, we recommend repairs or a full replacement and offer suitable solutions within your budget.

Do I need to seal my new paver deck before use?

Sealing your new paver deck isn't mandatory for immediate use, but it's highly recommended. Sealing protects from stains, fading, and moisture damage. Wait 30-60 days for new pavers to cure before sealing. Call us, and our team will suggest the best sealant for your paver material.

Are concrete pavers high maintenance?

Concrete pavers are generally low-maintenance. Regular sweeping and occasional pressure washing (avoid high settings) keep them clean. They may need sealing every 3-5 years to maintain color and stain resistance, and some upkeep is required compared to maintenance-free options.

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