Are you stuck between Interlocking stones and Concrete as to what to use while constructing a patio, walkway or driveway? Well, don’t be, this article will let you know if interlocking stones are better over the concrete for pavement. We at EDEN simply love working with the interlocking stone pavers all thanks to its versatility and scope for flexible designs on any kind of rigid or flat surface.
Check out the main benefits of considering interlocking stones.
All thanks to the porous nature of the paving blocks, it is completely environmentally sustainable. Due to this nature, it makes it convenient for the property owners as the rain water gets absorbed by these interlocking stones keeping the driveway or patio clear.
Considering the outdoor applications, the interlocking stones are comparatively safe as although it becomes oily the movement of the vehicles is not hampered and is very safe without being prone to accidents. Pavers are very safe pavement material for outdoor applications. It is also safe when the top surface of the interlocking paver block is wet or in monsoon season, there is no problem for walking or no tension of slipping over them. Interlocking pavers are slip resistant and skid resistant.
In comparison with the concrete or asphalt, the interlocking brick pavers are virtually maintenance-free as they require less energy and resources. If there is damage in the pavement or a patio, the entire thing need not be redone, only the damage bricks can be replaced.
The Interlocking pavers are very strong and sturdy surface material as they will not shift or sink and can withstand being walked on and driven on, without buckling.
Many Shapes And Colors
They are extremely beautiful when designed and also in single pieces as they come in a literally endless number of styles and colors. Beautiful designs can be created with multicolored interlocking stones making it a unique pavement altogether.
There are four generic shapes of paver blocks corresponding to the four types of blocks as below:
Type A: Paver blocks with plain vertical faces, which do not key into each other when paved in any pattern.
Type B: Paver blocks with alternating plain and curved/corrugated vertical faces, which key into each other along with the curve/corrugated faces, when paved in any pattern.
Type C: Paver blocks having all faces curved or corrugated, which key into each other along with all the vertical faces when paved in any pattern.
Type D: ‘L’ and ‘X’ shaped paver blocks that have all faces curved or corrugated and which key into each other along with all the vertical faces when paved in any pattern.
This article thus makes it clear that interlocking stones are beneficial.
Driveways, walkways, in-between paths of the garden, next to water features get their curb appeal raised thanks to the interlocking stones. Hiring a professional landscaping expert for the job becomes necessary as the initial preparation and arrangement for placing the interlocking stones needs to be vigilantly done as it requires a smooth and even land before starting the project. We at Eden are always ready to help you make the best decision regarding landscaping and the best kind of interlocking of stones for your garden. Reach out to us today and get professional advice from our experts.