Are pavers better than concrete? Definitely! When it comes to deciding which surface is the most worthy investment for your home, the answer might not immediately be clear. Although concrete may be the first material that comes to mind, stone pavers are actually a far superior choice when considering durability, beauty and curb appeal for your driveway, walkway, or patio.
Designed to handle up to 8,000 PSI
Doesn't crack easily
Sharp angled joint sand allows weight to balance
Designed to handle up to only 4,000 PSI
Doesn't evenly distribute weight
Our manufacturers guarantee the quality of their paving stone products
And we offer an exclusive workmanship warranty on all paver installations
Designed to last up to 15 years
Typically no warranty on concrete since it's a rigid, easily crackable surface
Unlimited customization options
Offered in a wide variety of stone colors, shapes, patterns and designs
No variety in colors/style
Provides little to no customization outside of choosing shape based on area concrete will be poured
Improved overall curb appeal
Doesn't discolor over time
Seen as an investment and can help increase home's overall property value
Looks plain and dated
Discolors over time
Seen as an expense and can hurt overall property value
Ability to blend designs with outdoor elements such as BBQ islands, fire pits, and water features
Does not compliment other outdoor elements. Break in colors and styles causes design confusion and mismatch
If you’re interested in learning more about the benefits pavers can have for your outdoors, get started below.
Other materials such as asphalt, stamped concrete, mortar-set brick, and flagstone, also serve as alternative hardscape surface choices. But when it comes time to compare all their features and benefits, none are superior to pavers. Click any of the surface options below to see how it compares to paving stones.
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