By Celestiel Marechal. block. Published at Saturday, January 26th, 2019 - 18:00:16 PM.
First of all, pavers are more flexible as they use sand as a foundation. Their increased level of flexibility allows them to shift with the weight of the vehicle, even if it is only minutely. However, this protects them from cracking. Installation costs are also much cheaper, since it simply requires sand and the paving blocks.
Unfortunately, many people still have the impression that a block is unsightly and utilitarian, but technology has advanced significantly and now these blocks can be treated with various render products and techniques, allowing you to create impressive finishes that look a lot more expensive than they actually are.
Paving block structures with mortar filled vertical joints can exhibit a significantly higher load capacity as comparable structures with sand filled joints. For this reason, this pavement construction method is increasingly being used or would be used, respectively, if its performance could be estimated reliably. Specifically, the exact cause of cracks due to cooling in winter has not been fully understood yet and appropriate prediction tools do not exist.
Likewise, fires pose less of a problem to the structure of a concrete building as a concrete block can take a high degree of heat without cracking or suffering severe damage. Thus, if the worst does occur, at least your building will be safe and won’t crumble to the ground.
Any content, trademark’s, or other material that might be found on the Arewacloud website that is not Arewacloud’s property remains the copyright of its respective owner/s. In no way does Arewacloud claim ownership or responsibility for such items, and you should seek legal consent for any use of such materials from its owner.