Q: What is the difference between clay pavers and concrete pavers?
Paver Question & Answer
A: Clay pavers are made with real clay that is mixed, extruded and baked in a kiln at very high temperatures and concrete pavers are made with a special blend of concrete and coloring that is compacted at very high pressures in a special machine.
Q: What type of paver is better?
A: There is very little difference between pavers in general. The important difference is the maker of the pavers. Paving materials can vary from one manufacturer to next. The qualities that make a paver perfect are its compressive strength, water absorption rate and abrasion index.
Q: What happens if I have to do a repair under my paving, does it leave unsightly patch marks?
A: No, that is one of the long term benefits to installing Flexible paving. Because all interlocking paving is flexible it can also resist cracking.
Q: I purchased a home that has a interlocking paver brick driveway. The driveway is very dirty looking and has a lot of weeds in between the bricks- what can you do to make my driveway look like new?
A: Our repair technician can transform the appearance of your driveway in 3 steps! step 1 -pressure clean the driveway , step 2- fill the joints between the brick with polymeric sand to prevent future weed growth, step 3- seal the driveway to add shine and luster.
Q: What does " Interlocking paving" mean?
A: Interlocking paving is a misleading term. What actually constitutes interlocking is really a dynamic function containing three different components. They are "rotational interlock" (resistance to tipping) "horizontal interlock" (resistance to spreading) "vertical interlock (resistance to sinking)". So, that means for lasting quality you need good containment, good sub base and proper paver thickness. Thicker pavers for driveways thinner pavers for patios.
Q: After the pavers are installed, should I have the surface sealed?
A: Yes, sealing the pavers protects the surface from fading caused by ultra violet rays. In addition, It also creates a beerier from potential vehicle related stains such as - stains from car tires, oil drippings and other car fluids.