choosing the right paving for your patio

paving for patios

Paving provide us with plenty of merits and that is why they are highly important during exterior design.

At Hunterpavers, we have over 12 years of experience in providing expert advice to homeowners and the trade on choosing the paving slabs for each project for example your patio.

Why paving for patios?

Paving provide us with plenty of merits and that is why they are highly important during exterior design. During rough weather conditions, rain can wash off the sand and can hurt surfaces to become extremely damaged and also the foundation is weakened which poses a major safety risk and also the repairing process costs a fortune. Therefore, paving acts as a preventer to abovementioned dangers and protects the surface.

Consideration for paving

Steps must be taken before the installation of any material to your layout, for example you’ll need to make sure it is well coordinated with your existing design and color schemes and it goes well with the application of the building.

 The other matter which is important for most home projects, might be budget, and you should also notice that for a large area, or one that is likely to be well-trafficked and need updating more often, it’s worth considering the costs in the long term. As it comes to patios you can also be a nosey neighbor and take inspiration from the houses around you.

In different parts of the world different paving are the reminiscence of different styles as in the UK, block paving has a reputation for its classic, luxurious appearance, or in Australia natural stone paving is considered as a fantastic luxury item. If you’re using them in your patios, different materials for your paving would give premium look to your  paving.


Different types of paving

Many years ago the only choice for patio paving came down to concrete paving slabs in grey or red color. Today there are plenty of choices available on the market consisting natural stone paving, porcelain paving, block paving and concrete paving slabs which are commonly used among customers.

Choosing the paving material is a matter of taste but generally there are some considerations which must be taken to account before exterior design, different places will have many different design requirements to a classic one or a large monochrome slabs with a smooth, sawn surface will provide a sleek and spacious feel wherever they are used.

When it comes to the usages of paving there are different types of stones which provide different advantages like giving non-slip surface whenever they come around pools or water features meanwhile a lighter stone may not be suitable for walkways and if you expect a dirty environment a low-maintenance or darker option could be smarter choices for you.

Natural stone paving is a very popular option for patios as they come with everybody’s style preference because of their versatile colors and textures. They are popular building material for constructing outdoor patios, like they are affordable, easy repair, durable, strength and also aesthetic items.

 Due to the availability of various shapes, colors, and sizes of natural stones, they have become one of the most versatile paving materials available today.
 This paving will never crack or chip. Plus, they are highly resistance to temperatures springs while climates, never expanding or contracting which makes them hugely popular among those who live in a four-season area.
Moreover, whenever anything happens to their surface by just replacing a single stone which is extremely a simple job the whole surface would be recovered. They are also believed to be maintained easily and they are built to last which means they will not absorb grime and are easy to clean.
As an endless option, they are easy to be maintained. There are not any other option on the market which could offer a combination natural color in any desired pattern. 

Carpet stones are a great alternative to paving slabs, they consist of a number of small cobble-like blocks that are bound to other with a plastic mat and they are fast to install
in patios in awkward or intricately shaped patios. Poured-in-place concrete are also being used for patio paving, they are costly effective, but concrete slabs usually crack and split during the short to medium term.
Porcelain paving is from the family of block with qualities that can ensure you an intact surface for a lifetime. Their beauty also made them increasingly popular choice among both designers and homeowners and their exceptional strength and resistance to staining would keep your patio like the day it was just installed there.
The concrete paving slabs are also prepared in different colors and finishes which can be used for patios too and would provide both classic and modern look to it.
Sandstones  and Granite are also an option for paving patios. Sandstone Paving is highly popular among customers and they are ethically sources and are available in different colors and are considered as durable options too. 

Finally, the combination of slip resistance and attractive finishes has aided their popularity to what they are today and all these products have given the people the opportunity to get what matches to their demands. For more information or questions contact us, we will be more than happy to help  for choosing the right paving for your patio.


Paving are the best option for creating patios and garden paths that resist climate change and time. Regardless of the shape of your garden, we have designed paving stones for you to suit every taste. We give you a wide range of options that you can use to open your outdoor space with different uses such as outdoor dining, summer entertainment, or pool design in designing an outdoor space. Another primary criterion that should be considered for paving is undoubtedly the price. At Hunterpavers, we offer you the best quality at the most reasonable price. At the same time, we give you variety and beauty. One of the most popular types of paving is natural stone. Natural stone has many uses, such as patios. Sandstones are also among the stones with good sales and many fans. We can offer you different shapes of paving stones that suit your taste. In addition to natural sandstones, there are also modern sandstones that provide you with varying levels of polishing. We know how important the subject of stone designs and patterns is for customers, so we do our best to put all our plans and stones on the site so that you can choose. One of the main questions is what kind of stone and its role is suitable for paving. In the following, we will give a brief explanation about this: The choice of design and type of stone depends on the patio and the location you want. In general, sandstone paving is suitable for traditional methods. While in modern designs, it is more inclined towards limestone paving. You can sometimes even get a beautiful combination of modern and classic designs by considering the above. Practically, one of the best patio pavers is sandstone. Sandstone slabs are naturally known for their long-lasting and reliable properties - they are also easy to clean and maintain. Likewise, paving slabs are a durable yard material that will not be damaged by frost or severe lightning due to low water absorption. Practically, sandstone is one of the best choices for paving. In addition to their beauty, these paving stones are very durable due to low water absorption and have good resistance to climate change. They are also easy to maintain due to their material.

Paving patio

In designing gardens and green spaces, choosing the appropriate paving and visual elements is essential. Choosing beautiful paving with attractive color and design significantly impacts the beauty and charm. So that even adds to the value of the property. In our collection, we help you see different paving designs and benefit from a wide variety of choices.

Paving stones

 Regardless of the shape and dimensions of your garden or yard, we can offer you stones with different materials, designs, and colors for the procedure.

Paving beauty

Suitable paving can give the garden and patio a new look and bring a unique look. It can also eliminate repetition and provide a new beauty to the space.

Paving quality and variety

If you want to create a new look or diversify your patio, take a look at the wide range of designs and roles we offer. Due to the high quality that we provide to you, we also give you quality and variety.