Adding a new outdoor space for entertainment purposes or as an extension of your home has many benefits. Not only will the extra area serve to enhance your property value but it also creates a place where lifelong memories can be made. Enjoying the time and space with extended family, neighbors, and friends will be a welcome opportunity for each member of your home. These outdoor extension areas can be anything from a full outdoor kitchen to a tiny fire pit but utilizing brick pavers for construction is key.
Not only will the new surface last forever, but the color options and pattern inlay designs are limitless. These pavers allow homeowners the chance to achieve whatever it may be that their heart desires. Made to withstand the wear and tear associated with heavy traffic, in addition to anything Mother Nature and her elements can dish out, brick pavers ensure your space will be ready when you are.
However, there are a few things to keep in mind once the area has been finished when you’re ready to entertain.
Sand Fill, Level
One of the final steps in the construction process, depending on the type of brick pavers utilized, may be a thin layer of sand spread across the new area. Polymeric sand has many advantages, one being the binding properties associated with it once water is added. This sand fills between the paving stones and creates a unique bond to hold the stones in place.
A Few Extra
Another good idea is to keep a few paving stones following construction. Due to the durability of brick pavers, should any of them ever need to be repaired it is likely the particular ones used may no longer be available. Especially with the new measures to create unique designs and specific color patterns for owners, having a handful of pavers available for future repairs is a good idea.
Finally, once the construction crews leave and you’ve completed any post process checks, get out and enjoy the space. There are multiple ways to use pretty patio pavers and all serve to upgrade your home’s outdoor area. Ensure the space is level, stow away a few extra, and then let the fun and entertaining begin!
The experts at AMK Hardscapes are happy to offer a no obligation evaluation of your property’s outdoor area, including options to help extend your indoor living area or any other construction project you may have in mind. They are also more than willing to answer all of your questions about the future of your investment while creating a cost analysis for the property. Their consultation involves taking considerations from the client and offering a full service, turnkey job – providing assistance when needed or asked on any projects underway. Their involvement is left to the homeowner and can be as much or little as requested during the construction of any particular project. Whether you need an explanation for a recommended surface type or are ready to move forward on a hardscaping project the AMK experts are ready and willing to assist. Call 303-525-8601 or contact us to inquire about an estimate today.