Paver Stones


Paver stones are the answer to the problems to tackling dirt on the driveway or patio. These are the best alternatives to concretized or asphalted driveways.

 Many people are not aware that paver stones are much more strong than concrete. Concrete has been tested to withstand 2000 PSI. But paver stones have been tested to put up with more than 8,000 PSI.

Concrete is liable to crack because it is brittle and hard. Another disadvantage is that repairs leave behind scars on the concrete slabs.


Paver stones comprise of a friction based sand mixture and this means that there is no moving around but yet flexibility remains. This suppleness allows for expansion and contraction during hot and cold weathers respectively.

The added bonus is that paver stones are resistant to earthquakes.

These can be easily replaced if and when the need arises.

Last but not least is the aesthetic and beauty factor that enhances the ambience to the surroundings and consequently the worth of the property. There are innumerable types of paver stones having all the colours of the rainbow, various textures, shapes, measurements, designs as well patterns that will intermingle with the existing décor of the house or the entire building.

The best way to choose paver stones is to go online and find out those firms that have a long record of having made successful installations of paver stones in residential and commercial buildings. The most common areas where paver stones are fixed are on the driveway, pathway and patios.

The paver stones are so versatile that these may be set up in myriad styles and patterns suitable for any kind of application anywhere. The best firms supplying and installing paver stones will guarantee its longevity for years to come.

The renowned firms continuously test the paver stones – resistance to extreme fluctuations of temperature, effects of de-icing-salts, stability of the product in varying conditions, consistence of the mixture, load bearing strength and other physical and chemical properties.

There is a continuous effort to upgrade the quality as regards, strength, shapes, colours and diversification of use. Experiments are done with more enriched pigments and manufacturing techniques are constantly improved thanks to generous spending on research and development.

One of the best in the market is interlocking pavers that will enhance the beauty of the site. The interlocking paver stones are nothing new – they go back to 2,000 years and were in use in Imperial Rome. They used it for building their roads and some are still in use even today. The roads came to be lined with tight fitting paver stones on a strong base of lime and gravel. It was economical and excellent and virtually remained maintenance free round the year.