Brick Paving is a very popular choice when considering improvements to our outside spaces such as driveways, pool areas, patios and entertainment areas. There are many advantages of using Clay Bricks or Cement Pavers when improving our outside areas.
- Low Maintenance: Brick Paving makes outside areas easier to maintain compared to other paving materials. It does not need to be sealed or painted and can be kept clean by sweeping or using a mild detergent to get rid of annoying dirty marks. Cement Pavers must not be cleaned with any acid as this could damage the top layer, unlike a Clay Paver that ca be cleaned using acid-based cleaners. It is always recommended to clean a small area first to see how it reacts to your cleaning materials. High pressure hoses should be avoided as this can often wash out joints.
- Durability: Bricks are durable and strong and can withstand the weight of a car with the correct base preparation that it why it is always advisable to use a professional company with years of experience like Style & Craft Paving. It is also resistant to weathering and erosion, making it a fantastic choice for outside spaces.
- Sustainability: Clay Pavers are environmentally friendly made from natural clay and are also recyclable which allows from to be used on other building projects.
- Versatility: Brick Pavers can be used using different sizes, thicknesses and colours to allow for various patterns to create a unique look for your home.
- Increasing of Property value: When selling your house, the first impression that potential buyer get is your driveway in other words kerb appeal, many buyers will drive right on if the kerb appeal does not catch them. As South Africans we spend a lot of time outdoors so an attractive appealing entertainment area is key and will no doubt increase property value.
In conclusion, as mentioned above, brick paving is versatile, low-maintenance, durable, sustainable and if well paved will certainly add value. If you are considering a new patio, walkway or driveway, brick paving will be a perfect choice.