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Great Patterns Bring Patio Pavers to Life

Filed under: Patio Pavers — Tags: — procoat @ 6:15 pm January 13, 2016

Adding an interesting pattern to patio pavers can add character to any home or landscape, taking your patio project from ho-hum to hypnotizing. What patterns are perfect for your outdoor space?

  • Pattern shapes:
    • Patio pavers in Herringbone patternHerringbone(or your own image)
      Patio pavers laid at 45 or 90 degrees in alternate directions, creating a “V” shape, are referred to as a herringbone pattern. Strong and durable, this pattern is a great fit for driveways, patios, and walkways. Its visual impact also makes this pattern of patio pavers a great choice for medium-sized entertainment areas, borders, or mixed with clay colored paver options.
    • patio pavers in bond patternBond
      The most common pattern for patio pavers due to its simplicity, this side-by-side pattern is easy to install, and creates minimal waste. Depending on direction, this pattern can add length or width to patio space, making it an optimal choice for small spaces.
    • patio pavers Basket Weave patternBasket Weave
      The alternating vertical and horizontal pairs of this Old English design make it perfect for creating a vintage feel. Get creative with complimenting or contrasting colors for an eye catching effect.
    • patio pavers Circular patternCircular
      Great for breaking up large areas by adding visual interest and complementing existing patio elements, circular patterns look best when paired with patio pavers set in herring bone, basket weave, and bond patterns. A great choice for areas around a water fountain or fire pit, they need not be full circles, but half or quarter circles singly or in combination.
    • patio pavers European patternEuropean Fan
      This circular variation for patio pavers is the most challenging to create, but one of the most popular for residential and commercial designs due to its jaw-dropping looks. Ask us about fan kits that can help with your installation.
    • Irregular
      patio pavers Irregular pattern
      Random or irregular patterns work great for creating spaces with a Mediterranean or Tuscan feel.
    • Paver sizes and colors
      Patio pavers come in a variety of styles, sizes, shapes, and colors. Generally speaking, choose smaller patio pavers for smaller spaces, and larger stones for bigger areas. For a uniform appeal, opt for one or two sizes and colors, or for a more random look, three or more.

The big picture

When selecting pavers, it pays to ponder more than patterns.

  • Borders and features
    Properly utilized, patio pavers can help define areas, draw visual interest to a particular feature, or add flare all on their own. What’s your landscaping goal?
  • Permeability
    Permeable pavers, such as Subterra Stone by Belgard, offer a simple solution for areas with drainage issues.
  • Erosion
    For controlling erosion and incorporating greenery growth, turfstone is sure to do the trick.

Looking for high quality patio pavers that can create the perfect setting for your patio project? Contact ProCoat Systems and learn more about our unique patio paving solutions today.