Swimming Pool Pavers



Pavers are a great paving product to feature around swimming pool areas, pathways and deck applications. They have exceptional aesthetic appeal that ties in beautifully with surrounding settings within the landscape design. As for their safety values, swimming pool pavers creates a non slip pavement surface for foot traffic for when the swimming pool area is wet.

Swimming Pool Pavers There are various types of swimming pool pavers that are used for residential and community swimming pools for their visual appeal as well as their safety values. There are many types available to suit swimming pool areas, with the most common being; natural stone, concrete and brick pavers. As for the availability in shapes, colors and sizes, the range is extensive to suit ones individual taste.

It is vital that all swimming pool paver types are sealed after initial installation and must be sealed at least every two years. A sealer protects the paver surface and stops penetration from natural and non natural elements such as wear and tear issues, weather conditions, and a sealer creates a non slip surface, the color will not fade and eliminates stains seeping through.

What Are The Benefits of Featuring Swimming Pool Pavers?

Swimming PoolThere are some great benefits to using pavers in and around the swimming pool area. The following are some fine examples as to why a large number of home owners and community swimming pools choose pavers over other landscaping ground surface materials.

  • Pavers look so elegant and stylish as they create character and decorative appeal not just around the pool area but to the overall landscaping presentation
  • There are many paver shapes and sizes to choose from for individual design requirements
  • The colors are available range from light textures, medium textures to dark textures
  • So many paving designs can be achieved with pavers ranging from basic patterns to more unique and unusual patterns
  • They are very durable as they are also very versatile
  • They are non slip which is an important safety aspect especially in pool areas {must be sealed}
  • They are easy to maintain and replace if need be
  • You have the choice to select from natural and non natural pavers
  • They are affordable to meet certain budgets
  • The value of residential properties can be increased by up to 10%
  • They can be installed by home owners
  • No weed growth, no lawns to mow
  • Another great benefit to swimming pool pavers is they retain the pool area to stay as no grass clippings end up in the swimming pool

Main Three Types Of Swimming Pool Pavers

Swimming Pool Pavers The main three types of pavers are natural stone, concrete and clay brick. Selecting the type of paver material for that is right for a swimming pool area can be a difficult task if you are not familiar with each type of paving material and the benefits and advantages that each paver type may have.

One important aspect to choosing the type of material is to remember that natural pavers are regarded as the top of the range when compared to manufactured pavers as they have higher durability values, they are much stronger and will last for decades, they have a higher degree of resistance's and they also have a more natural appeal. The down side to natural stone pavers is they are more expensive than concrete pavers, the colors are limited; therefore many choose concrete pavers because of these reasons.

Concrete Pool PaversConcrete pavers are manmade products which are produced from cement. They are still a popular paving product for swimming pool areas. The improvement in production and technologies has come a long away in the last 10 years which has allowed manufacturers to produce a much better paving product with decorative, functional and strength attributes.

The prices of concrete pavers are less than natural stone pavers and as for the availability in shapes and colors, there is a lot more to choose from. Talk to an expert and compare other values and non values between these two types of pavers for swimming pool areas and decking applications.