If you’re embarking on a landscape renovation or build, your new patio will no doubt be the part of your yard where you spend the most time. As such you’ll want to customize the space to suit your own personal tastes and needs. A patio offers abundant opportunities for additional enhancements to maximize your enjoyment of the outdoors. As you consult with your landscape professional in the Hamilton and Waterloo, ON area concerning your plans for patio design, the topic of materials will be one of the most important decisions to make. In order to help you make this decision, we’ve put together some popular natural stone and concrete paver options from Unilock.
Unilock Concrete Pavers
Because of our colder climate in Ontario, your patio should be able to withstand harsh temperatures as well as the means to deal with inclement precipitation and buildup of snow. Concrete pavers are an excellent option when you consider this issue because they physically adjust during freezing temperatures and settle back into place when the weather thaws.
With a worn appearance and tumbled finish, Brussels Block is perfect for classic, rustic landscapes or patios with an antique charm. Brussels Block is available in six distinct color options covering a wide range of shades, from the dark gray of Midnight Charcoal to the warm and varied surface of Desert Sand, ensuring a match with the aesthetic of your home.
For a brick-like finish for your patio, or for easy-to-incorporate accents that enhance the overall character of your outdoor spaces, Copthorne is the perfect concrete paver option. Available in the reddish hues of Burnt Clay, Burgundy Red and Old oak (as well as a blend of the three for variation) and the dark charcoal of Basalt, Copthorne is the ultimate high performance brick-style paver.
For those homeowners looking for reliable, high end natural stone for their patio, Unilock also stocks ethically sourced and processed natural stone pavers in the form of granite, sandstone and limestone. Each of these comes in a range of colors from a variety of sources in Europe and Asia.
The fine grain of natural limestone paver from Unilock provides a pleasing texture underfoot. In combination with the Black River color option, your limestone patio is sure to be sleek yet comfortable.
Granite provides a speckled, character rich option ideal for modern patios. Our color range includes a dark Black Oyster and Sable Black, and the lighter options of Galaxy Frost and Polar White.
Include sandstone in your patio for a sea sand texture, and the sunny warmth of Autumn Harvest or the rich red-brown of Prairie Rose among others.
Check out this related read for more on incorporating natural stone coping into your permanent fire pit seating.
While your patio is a large part of your landscape design, it is also where most of your gatherings and enjoyment of your yard will take place. This significant space deserves thorough consideration during planning and implementation. Whether you choose to add a fire pit, wall seating, or other features to your patio, focus on the materials required, the effect created, and the quality of the design before beginning the process. Choose an Authorized Unilock Contractor to lend his experience to making your landscape dreams a reality.