Pavers Cincinnati

     Patio pavers in Cincinnati are becoming more and more popular.  Interlocking pavers commonly referred to as:

  • pavers

  • patio pavers

  • brick pavers

  • concrete pavers

     

    Pavers are typically made of concrete and come in many different colors, textures, and sizes which will be picked according to your specific project design/taste.  We take into consideration the colors of your home (or business), landscape, surrounding structures, and your personal taste of course.  We use 3-D design software to bring your dream to a visual representation.

 

     Patio paver install in the Cincinnati area needs special attention to their base preparation and unfortunately, this is where most contractors fall short.  This goes for all different structure bases, retaining walls, concrete patios, and walls, Asphalt, etc.  Due to our freeze-thaw cycles, the ground essentially moves from season to season causing cracks in rigid structures.

 

     Pavers can also greatly benefit from sealing every 3-5 years to protect their color and finish.  It can be a good idea to re-apply sand or poly sand at this time depending on the weathering (sun exposure, rain/snowfall, ice melts, etc.) your pavers experience.  If you have a decent amount of weeds growing through the cracks it could be time to sand and seal.  Call us for more info or to set up a consultation meeting.

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Qualities of a good base for paver patios:

  • 6 inches of gravel minimum (57's angular)

  • sub-base soil is sloped to the intended area

  • 1 inch or less of the sand base (ideally 3/4 ")

  • gravel base level to ensure 3/4 " thick sand bed- no dips or high spots

     The colder the environment the more common pavers are.  Due to their easy maintenance and ability to move with the freeze-thaw action as opposed to larger surfaces like poured concrete and asphalt which almost always crack.  The smaller size and controlled environments they are produced in ultimately, create a superior product.  Nothing is perfect so imperfections due happen but are much rarer than poured concrete surfaces.

      On average pavers are twice the strength of poured concrete.  Some other benefits:

  • Easy access to buried utilities

  • Many colors & finishes

  • Small chance of cracking

  • Easy to re-level in the event of settling 

  • easy to replace broken pavers

  • some manufacturers provide lifetime warranties against corrosion(not color fading)

Check out our landscaping services to go with your pavers.

Patio Paver Base or Paver Base

Base Material For Driveway Pavers

How deep should the rock base be for driveway pavers?  

It can vary from location but on average 10 inches or more of the gravel base, plus road base fabric.  Check with local building departments for recommendations in your area.

Paver Sealing

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Molinaro Property Services LLC 
4268 Matson Avenue 
Cincinnati, Ohio
513-796-6200
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