By Madalene Hubert. stones. Published at Sunday, January 20th, 2019 - 12:44:09 PM.
If you are considering putting in paving stones as part of your next project, here are a few things you should consider. Using natural stone pavers can be a costly proposition because of the high cost involved in mining and cutting the stones. The manufactured brick used for paving is made from a combination of shale and clay which is fired at two-thousand degrees. Pavers of concrete have to be manufactured by pouring a combination of aggregate, color pigment and cement into a firing mold. These are much more cost effective than the natural stones or brick and are still sturdy enough for driveways or for roads.
You can create a garden that looks like a perfect picture or a fairy tale scene. There are endless possibilities on how to decorate your garden with the right paving stone. Your perfect garden can be created by selecting the best paving stones that will fit not only your garden but your pocket too. Decorating a garden can both be easy and fun if you plan it correctly beforehand. Planning is essential since there are many ways to adapt a garden.
If the stones are to be set in mortar then planning in advance is extremely advantageous. Any mistakes made in this type of stone laying are very hard to correct. Also, always take into consideration any problems with drainage and give the walk a gentle slope so that puddles will not gather especially in areas that have heavy rainfall.
Besides their other advantages, stains on these stones are also very easy to hide. You can just flip them over and your stone will look like new. You can also easily replace them. Lots of finishes are available for paving stones. You can turn your driveway into one that looks like anything from brick to stone or slate. You can also create your own unique designs with interlocking stones.
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