Picture-perfect Paths & Patios

Use durable paving bricks to create beautiful outdoor spaces.



Paving Bricks 1
Concrete paving bricks make durable, attractive patios and paths. Plus, they’re not kiln fired (which uses significant energy) like clay bricks and they’re recyclable.
WILLIAM D. ADAMS
Paving Bricks 2
Varied patterns can create spaces for outdoor eating and contemplation.
DAVID CAVAGNARO
Paver Foundation
The best paths have hidden side support strips, including curves.
LEN CHURCHILL
Jack-on-jack
Jack-on-jack
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Running bond
Running bond
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Paving Bricks 3
Pavers handle all kinds of weather with ease and require almost no maintenance. 
WILLIAM D. ADAMS
Half basketweave
Half basketweave
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Line Level
A line level hangs from a taut string and helps you to level wide areas accurately.
STEVE MAXWELL
Tamper
The author’s homemade tamper firms sand quickly.
STEVE MAXWELL
Basketweave
Basketweave
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Diagonal Herringbone
Diagonal herringbone
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Herringbone
Herringbone
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Paving Bricks 5
Paving goes faster than the prep work.
STEVE MAXWELL
Paving Bricks 4
12-inch galvanized spikes firmly hold plastic paver edging in place. 
STEVE MAXWELL
Paving Bricks 6
As a last step, sweep sand into the cracks to lock the pavers in place.  
WILLIAM D. ADAMS











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