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Brick Pavers

Published 4/3/2014

Homeowners that want their homes to stand out and look unique in their neighborhood would use brick paving. Brick paver designs are both functional and fashionable adding lasting value to the home. It can complement any natural landscaping and is mostly used in patios, driveways, sidewalks, gardens, decks, pools and any outdoor area.

Brick paving is strong and durable because the bricks are made of a combination of concrete and other aggregates. The bricks are normally fired and set at a very hot temperature of two thousand degrees resulting to a very strong product that is not easily damaged.

There is also no surface cracking when using brick pavers. A brick that has been stained or cracked can easily be replaced without the need of removing an entire floor area of bricks. If your utility line is under a brick paving system and it needs repair, then there’s no need to worry because these bricks are movable giving you easy access and can be restored to its original position once repair is done.

Brick pavers are also safe for children or toddlers because it is skid resistant. It is also because of this characteristic that it is mostly used in pool areas or pool decks.

For examples of Brick Paving in Chicago projects made by Fortis, you can visit this link.


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