Walkways can come in numerous different patterns and styles from paving stones, natural stone, or just simple stepping stones to name a few. Adding a paver or natural stone walkway to your front landscape is a sure-fire way to improve your home’s curb appeal, as well as quickly increase its value.
Paving stones are among the most preferred landscape materials by property owners. This is due to plenty of design options, colors, and sturdy nature. There is simply no substitute for the custom look that Calgary homeowners prefer. Call us today so you can get your FREE estimate.
Paving stone walkway installation in Calgary
Walkways can play an important role in landscape design. They add functionality and aesthetics to your property. Primarily installed to get from point A to point B, they also can open opportunities to create focal points in your yard.
Why use stone pavers for walkways?
Paving stones are naturally slip resistant, actually they exceed the requirements with an R11 rating. Another great safety feature that paving stones poses is they have the ability to add lighting.
Increasing design possibilities
With the increased interest in the use of paving stones for patios, pool decks, driveways and walkways has resulted in more styles, colors and shapes being manufactured. Virtually any home exterior can be matched to create the perfect landscape.
Properly installed landscape, not only improves the curb appeal of your home but also adds value for potential home buyers. The ROI (return on investment) can add as much as 5.5-12.7 percent.
How wide should your paving stone walkway be?
The rule of thumb is 48 inches, this will give enough room for two adults to walk side by side. Adding an extra foot to the walkway, bringing it out to 5 feet, will provide a little more comfort.
Paving stone installation advantages to your landscape:
- Increases your property value and curb appeal
- Non slip in all weather conditions
- Beveled edges to prevent chipping or cracking
- Large selection of colors, styles and patterns
- Easy to remove and replace
- Flexible and allows movement
- More durable then concrete. Paving stones have a rating of 8000 PSI, where concrete tops between 4000-5000 PSI
- Pavers have no requirements for expansion joints
- Meets freeze-thaw standards
If you’re interested in learning more about natural stone and paving stone patios and walkways, or want to book a FREE consultation, please don’t hesitate to ask!
Clean and Seal Service
Project Landscape offers concrete and patio surface cleaning and sealing for those who want to keep their walkways, patios, driveways, pool decks, and outdoor steps in pristine order. We can restore your hardscape surface from sinking by adding our polymeric sand, pressure wash, and seal to ensure they stay looking good for the years to come. Clean and seal services can also be used on retaining walls. We can restore the color and beauty that may have been faded over the years.
Why seal your new or existing paver patio or walkway?
Sealing your paving stones gives your patio, walkway or driveway a long lasting finish. It protects your paving stones from anything foreign that might drop on it, staining from oil, leaves or any other spills. The sealing is also designed to protect your investment against weather elements such as rain, snow, ice and even the sun.
How often should I seal my pavers?
After about 2 years pavers can begin to look faded, depending on the traffic and weather elements. Sealed pavers should be re-sealed every 2-3 years. Make sure to apply the same sealer as your first application.
- Pavers driveways and walkways
- Paver patios
- Outdoor fireplaces
- All types of concrete
- Retaining walls
- Natural stone
Why Choose Project Landscape For Your Patio Or Walkway?
Patios and walkways are the foundation of any outdoor living space. Patios serve as central hubs for family and friends they serve as areas to relax and inspire other outdoor improvements, such as Pergolas, fire pits, outdoor fire places, planting and landscape lighting. Often adding a water feature along your patio helps enhance a unique style.