7 reasons pavers make sense now

If you have a wooden deck that is starting to show signs of wear and tear, you may be considering replacing it with something that is more durable and long-lasting. While wood decks are a classic option, they require a lot of upkeep and maintenance, and they can be prone to damage over time.  Even composite wood has a shelf life.

One sustainable and  creative option to consider is replacing your wooden deck with pavers. Pavers are a great alternative to wood because they are more durable, easier to maintain, and can even increase the value of your home.

Pavers are a type of hardscaping material that can be used to create beautiful, functional outdoor spaces. They’re available in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors, so you can choose a style that fits your aesthetic preferences. Pavers are made from materials like concrete, brick, and stone, so they’re incredibly durable and can withstand heavy foot traffic, weather, and other outdoor elements.

Here are some reasons why you may want to consider replacing your wooden deck with pavers:

1.Durability: Wooden decks can rot, warp, and splinter over time. This can create a safety hazard, especially if you have children or pets. Pavers, on the other hand, are made of durable materials such as concrete or natural stone, and are built to last. Pavers can withstand extreme weather conditions and are resistant to fading, chipping, and cracking.

2.Low Maintenance: Wooden decks require regular maintenance which includes sanding, staining, sealing, and cleaning to keep them looking their best. Pavers, on the other hand, are low maintenance and only require occasional sweeping and rinsing with a garden hose to keep them clean. Pavers can be resistant to stains with a sealer used, so you don’t have to worry about spills or other types of stains ruining the surface.

3.Design Flexibility: Unlike wood or composite wood look alikes. Pavers come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and colors, which makes them a versatile option for any design style. You can create a unique and personalized outdoor space with pavers by mixing and matching different colors and patterns. Pavers can also be used to create a variety of outdoor features such as walkways, patios, and even fire pits.

4.Increased Home Value: Installing pavers can add value to your home by creating an attractive, functional, and long- lasting outdoor living space. Potential buyers are often attracted to homes with well-designed outdoor spaces, which can increase the resale value of your home. Pavers are also a great way to create a cohesive look between your outdoor and indoor living spaces.

5.Environmental Benefits: Wooden decks are made from a non-renewable resource and require regular maintenance, which can be time consuming and expensive. Pavers on tge other hand are long lasting and are usually made from concrete which is a sustainable material.

6.Long-Lasting: Another advantage of pavers is that they’re built to last. Unlike wooden decks, which can rot or warp over time, pavers are incredibly durable and resistant to damage. They won’t fade, crack, or peel, even in harsh weather conditions. Plus, if a single paver is damaged, you can simply replace it without having to replace the entire patio.

7.Versatile: Pavers are incredibly versatile and can be used to create a variety of outdoor spaces. They’re perfect for patios, walkways, and even driveways. You can use them to create a cohesive look throughout your outdoor space or mix and match different styles and colors to create a unique look. 

Did you know that CHI designs functional and beautiful outdoor spaces? Summer is coming and we would love an opportunity to discuss creating your outdoor oasis. Give a call to set up a free consultation.