Clever Ways to Use Brick Paver Installation and How to Build It

One thing that keeps people from relaxing on their patio is that their deck isn't accommodating or beautiful enough to encourage lounging. A brick paver installation is a beautiful way to improve your outdoor space significantly.

Hiring the team at Contemporary Stone Work to work on your brick paver installation is a quick way to solve that problem! Not only will your landscaping look better with brick pavers installed, but you will also want to spend more time outdoors.

We have a keen eye for beauty and have a long history of providing our clients with beautiful outdoor spaces that they can enjoy for many years to come. If you have been considering having your brick pavers installed, keep reading! In this post, we will share the most common uses for brick pavers, the benefits, and our installation process.

Common Uses of Pavers

Brick pavers are an ideal material to use in any high-traffic area around your property. Bricks are a strong material that can withstand a lot of weight and can be patterned in many ways to be eye-pleasing for all who tread upon them. This quality is why brick pavers are perfect for high-traffic areas.

Their interlocking nature makes them more adaptable to the inevitable slight shifting of the soil beneath them, which is another clear advantage.

The most common uses of brick pavers are:

  • Patios
  • Walkways
  • Driveways
  • Stairs
  • Garden borders

Get Creative with Your Brick Pavers

When you have your brick pavers done, you can count on the contractor to achieve any vision or pattern you might have in mind, including:

  • Running bond
  • Running and stack bond
  • Herringbone
  • Diagonal herringbone
  • Basketweave
  • Double basketweave
  • Boxed basketweave
  • “Jack on Jack” or stacked bond

If the pattern you require is more complex, e.g., a circle, a diamond, or a serpentine way, know that it can still be achieved.

More complicated patterns take more time and labor but often lead to an incredible result. Incredible results are what we at Contemporary Stone Work are after, so call us for a drastically improved outdoor space by working with our professional brick paver contractors.

The Benefits of Brick Pavers

  • Improved look of your landscape
  • Increased amount of time spent outside
  • Added value to your home
  • Slip-resistant
  • Easier to clean and maintain compared to concrete
  • No color degradation or damage
  • Resilient - can withstand a tremendous amount of pressure

If you are looking to inquire about the many ways that a brick paver installation can beautify your home, speak to the team at Contemporary Stone Work.

Creating Brick Pavers That Last

The Installation Process

Brick pavers can last forever, but the importance of proper technique during the preparation process cannot be overstated.

The actual laying, tamping, and filling of the brick is very straightforward and fast. It's the preparation of the dirt beneath that will take the most time to prepare.

When you hire our team, we work fast, but never make moves towards the next step without ensuring total precision. Essentially, the project is to tear up the ground or existing development. Then, dig a drain (if that is indeed part of the project), and flatten the earth.

Before laying bricks down, we need to ensure the ground is perfectly flat and solid. To protect your property, we will ensure that the ground is slightly graded to bring water away from your property, so you never encounter any flooding.

Once the surface is prepared, our paving contractors can start laying the brick pattern down. Once complete, we will fill the bricks with a sand substance that hardens when exposed to water. It is the perfect way to set the bricks permanently. Setting sand also helps to prevent weeds and insects from walking around on your beautiful new pavers.

Things to Know Before Building

At the outset of any project that involves digging or property expansion, it is essential to know whether or not you can build legally. This ensures that the brick paving company can get to work without incurring massive fines down the road because they built something over a gas line without checking.

Building permits and zoning permits can be an obstacle, so that must be sorted out first.

We have done this many times before, so if it comes to light that you do indeed need permits to build, we can help you attain those permits.

Looking to Have Brick Pavers Installed?

Contact Contemporary Stone Work Today!

We have a passion for providing clients with the best work possible, because in our humble opinion, a nicely done brick patio, driveway, walkway, or staircase can make your property look amazing.

Brick has the unique characteristic of making your property look aged to perfection yet modern. Practical, yet regal – and we want to help you achieve that look.

It is easy to understand why you would want brick pavers installed, but it might not be easy to get started. In short, it's an easy process when you are dealing with us. We have all the knowledge and experience you could ever need when embarking on a project like this.

Besides, it is in our best interest to give you the results you need. Giving you the results you are looking for is what enables us to continue doing what we love: installing brilliant brick pavers at great rates.

If you are looking to get started, please get in touch with us, and one of our stonework experts will answer any questions you have and give you helpful tips to make your project's result even better. We will provide you with an accurate quote of services and materials required, and we can even book your project consultation right then and there.

Considering all the possibilities, what kind of brick paver would you want to be installed?

Call us at (941) 284-6616 to discuss!