Hello! Is your garden looking a little run down? My name is Jackie and on this new blog, I will be passing on everything I know about how different paving solutions can make your garden look great. Although I am not a professional, my interest in paving began two years ago when I decided to help a friend who was carrying out renovation work on her home. As part of the work, I organised for paving contractors to come in and lay a new garden path. I was so impressed, I hired the same people to work on my home and I decided to learn all I could about the topic.
When in search of paving supplies for your exterior spaces, whether commercial paving or residential paving, you will find you have a host of products that you can consider. Concrete, undeniably, remains a popular option due to the ready accessibility that it offers, but concrete is not the only choice that you can consider. In recent times, more people are looking into natural supplies rather than manufactured products. And one natural supply that is making waves in the paving industry is limestone. Before you make a decision on what materials you will use to floor your exterior spaces, the following piece highlights the pros of natural stone pavers for both residential and commercial spaces.
Natural stone pavers are durable
One of the first priorities that you should have when choosing paving supplies for exterior spaces is the longevity that they will provide. Outdoor flooring is exposed to the elements, so you need to pick supplies that are capable of withstanding the changing weather. Exposure to ultraviolet rays, precipitation and radiant heat can cause some supplies, such as unfinished concrete, to wear down prematurely. Natural stone, on the other hand, is perfect for paving since it can withstand the changing elements. Supplies such as limestone are both moisture and heat-resistant so you can be assured that your pavers will last you for several years to come.
Natural stone pavers are appealing
Considering that your exterior flooring will take up a substantial amount of real estate, it is prudent to ensure that you select materials that will contribute to the kerb appeal of your property. You may be thinking that concrete can be beautified, but this means you have to invest more money into enhancing the appearance of the concrete pavers. Thus, your exterior flooring project will be expensive. Natural stone, conversely, is already appealing. The rocks come in an assortment of unique colours and varying textures. Whether you want smooth pavers or textured pavers, you can be assured that natural stone will add some depth to the appearance of your property. Moreover, since the natural stone is inherently appealing, you do not have to be concerned about repainting the pavers!
Natural stone pavers are eco-friendly
With the current focus on climate change, more Australians are deliberating about eco-conscious decisions whenever it comes to construction supplies. If you are looking to have less of an impact on the planet, then you should choose natural stone pavers. Unlike concrete and other artificial supplies, the natural pavers do not go through extensive manufacturing processes. Therefore, you do not have to be concerned about toxic emissions into the environment. Furthermore, the natural stone pavers are recyclable, so the material can be reclaimed and reused down the line.Share
24 May 2019