What is a Paver Brick Installation?
A Paver Brick Installation involves turning a surface that is currently not paver bricks into one comprised of pavers. The area may be asphalt, concrete, or grass/dirt/rock. Regardless of what the material making up the affected area is, new Paver Brick Installation begins with removing the existing materials and excavating to a depth suitable for a base layer, sand, and the pavers to be installed. Paver bricks rest on a bed of sand which is compacted on top of a stable base material such as DOT-approved limerock
Why are Paver Brick Installations Important?
Paver Brick Installations allow property owners to add a little color and texture to their existing parking lots and roadways. Whether it be in a crosswalk, roadway, or pedestrian walkway, paver bricks can help break up the monotony of concrete or asphalt while still maintaining a safe surface for driving or walking
How are Paver Bricks Installed?
Once the area where the paver bricks are going to be installed is properly excavated to the appropriate depth, the base is established using DOT-approved limerock which is then compacted. After the limerock is installed, there are two choices for the type of sand which can be used. Regular sand is less expensive and still provides an adequate bed for the pavers. Polymeric sand is more costly, but also contains special additives which bind together when they interact with water. Once the sand is selected and installed, it is then compacted again prior to the pavers being set in place. The pavers are set by hand, and depending on the length and width of the area, some of the pavers along the edge may need to be cut prior to placement.
After the pavers have all been laid in the sand, another layer of sand is added on top of the pavers and swept with brooms. This process securely sets the pavers by filling in the seams between the bricks with additional sand. In addition, the area is also cleaned by this process which removes the excess sand. We also recommend that newly installed paver bricks be sealed