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With summer around the corner, now is the perfect time to spruce up your outdoor entertaining area. If you’re looking to create a solid base for an outdoor table or sofa setting, pavers are a great option. They’re also easy for a competent DIYer to lay themselves.Pavers come in all manner of shapes, colours and sizes. You can also lay them in a variety of different patterns to give your alfresco area a unique appearance.Here are the main paving patterns, colours and trends to know about.
How much maintenance do stone pavers need? You should seal stone pavers after they’ve been laid. Sealing pavers protects the stone from damage and makes stains easier to remove. Look at it like scotchgarding your carpet. A good, penetrating sealer will last 15 years (although in high-traffic spots such as pathways and driveways you may need to have pavers professionally cleaned during that time). Other than that, there’s not too much else to do, which is what makes natural stone such a great flooring material.