The Story Behind Slate Tile

Slate has been widely used for centuries in the building industry. Its main function has been as a building stone due to its easy to work with texture. However, it is a very heavy material, thus quite expensive to move around, so it was mainly used in regions close to slate quarries. Those areas producing such beautiful slate tiles included Wales, Portugal, United Kingdom and New York.  Read More >>

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What are Bluestone Pavers?

Bluestone pavers are not just used as flooring materials but can also be tapped to create pleasing veneers, wall caps, building stones, treads, steps, and others. It is this versatility that makes these paving solutions present in many public structures, commercial establishments, and residential units across… Read More >> 


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The Uses of Grass Pavers

Grass and turf pavers may not be as popular as interlocking concrete, brick, or natural stone pavers but they are as effective, attractive, and durable. Grass pavers are known to effectively prevent soil erosion and to contribute in storm water management efforts. Their honeycomb design allows for soil, gravel, sand, and eventually, turf to be added into the hollow center. Read more>>

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Using Limestone Pavers

Limestone Pavers have been used to build numerous iconic and day-to-day hardscape structures, with some of the oldest ones still standing fully intact until today. From town halls, banks, train stations, post offices – even statues and sculpture pieces – limestone is almost everywhere. Pavers made of limestone are generally used today as flooring surfaces but it’s still possible to see large structures these days that are made of… Read More >>


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What are Sandstone Pavers?

More and more residential and commercial property owners today are discovering the benefits that sandstone pavers can offer. This is not surprising given that such benefits have been enjoyed by countless property owners for well over a hundred years now… Read More >>

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Using Cobblestone Pavers

Cobblestone pavers are among the oldest paving materials that are still in wide use today. These decorative stones make up some of the best-preserved roads in various parts of the world, particularly in Rome and many American villages. Today, they are extensively used in various commercial, residential, and public spaces and rank as among the most preferred paving materials. Read more… 

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Maintaining Mexican Pavers

It is highly recommended that regular maintenance procedures be carried out for your Mexican Pavers. Because they are natural clay pavers, they require some tender loving care. By giving your Mexican Pavers a little attention, you will ensure that the overall appearance and durability will be sustained for the life of your installation.  Read More… 

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Why Choose Cantera Stone?

Cantera stone pavers come in a variety of brilliant colors, which will blend well with any landscaping project.

Cantera pavers are strong and versatile, with a natural earthy appeal. The texture of the Cantera stone can be very corkboard and grainy, or have volcanic speckles, or have quite uniform veining throughout. The great thing about Cantera pavers is that each one is different, no two stones are the same! Read more >>

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Why you should have Porphyry Pavers

Porphyry has been used as a primary building material for thousands of years, with the ancient Egyptian and Roman empires being the first civilizations which used the material extensively. And when it’s good for the Egyptians and the Romans, then it’s probably good for today’s homeowners, contractors, and builders. In the US, porphyry is abundant in Montana, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico.

The beauty of porphyry stone pavers lies in their sturdiness. Some of the longest-lasting man-made structures are known to be constructed primarily of porphyry. The material is proven to withstand constant extreme climate changes without experiencing any significant damage. Porphyry pavers don’t fade even when exposed constantly and over a long period to weathering. They are also highly resistant to damages caused by exposure to salts and strong chemicals. Read more >>

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Ultimate in Style: Travertine

While travertine pavers aren’t as famous as other paver materials like granite and brick, they are nevertheless very viable paving options. Just like granite, travertine is an extremely durable material. In fact, one of the world’s most recognizable extant structures, The Colosseum, which dates back to the ancient Roman Empire, is made almost entirely of travertine. Another thing which makes travertine timeless is that it retains its color even when constantly exposed to weather changes. Read more >>>

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