Sandstone Pavers Shapes



INFORMATION ON THE MANY SHAPES OF SANDSTONE PAVERS...

Introduction to Sandstone Pavers

Sandstone pavers are a porous natural stone. It is able to hold large amounts of water and it develops its beauty with age. It is a common building material that has been used over many years. The beauty with sandstone pavers is that they are available in any shape you require. They can be cut to that perfect shape that you may not be able to find. You can even design your own shape, so visit your nearest manufacturer to see what designs and shapes they may have.

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Shapes and Patterns

Rectangle Pavers

The shape of a paver plays a very important role in your paving area. It will determine the pattern type you want to achieve. The shape of a paver is also important for interlocking patterns. If the shape of your sandstone paver is a square then it will not interlock, they will just be side by side. If the shape of your sandstone paver is zigzag then they will interlock perfectly. So it is important to consider which type of pattern you would like to achieve as the finished result before you even think about deciding on a shape.

Common Shapes

Many will agree that the rectangular and square pavers are the most common shapes made today. Their history dates back to the BC era. Rectangular and squared shapes are also the easiest to produce because they are easily cut to shape. This makes the square and rectangular shape much cheaper than some others because they are easier to produce.

Square Pavers

Nowadays there are so many modern designs and shapes that are being manufactured. Square and rectangular shapes can be boring. They are commonly seen just about everywhere, especially in the public eye around car parks, walkways and freeways.

Modern Shapes

Some of the modern day sandstone paver shapes include:

  • Hexagon
  • Octagon
  • Triangular
  • Serpentine
  • Circular
  • Pentagon
  • Keyhole
  • Oblong
  • X and Y

These shapes can create magnificent patterns and their finished pattern can be visually pleasing.

Sandstone Paver

Sandstone pavers come in  many unique colors. Adding a dash of magical color to any of the modern sandstone paver will add character and beauty and will help increase the value of your home because the shapes, color and pattern will always be unique.

Irregular Shapes

Irregular sandstone paver shapes are produced by cut offs. When the pavers are being cut to size there is a lot of wastage. Most manufactures keep the cut offs to reduce wastage.

Irregular shapes can bring out your creative flair. They can be used to construct stepping stone paths. They can also be produce as centerpieces throughout your driveway, walkway, patio, or pool area. They can also be used as borders around driveways. The choice is yours.

Irregular Pavers