What is interlocking paving?

We’re sure you have some idea what interlocking paving is, owing to the name being suggestive and reminiscent of the final product. However, we’re also often surprised with how little our customers actually know about interlocking paving in general. We get people coming to us and asking questions like: What is interlocking paving? How does it work? Is it any …

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What is interlocking paving?

Well, the definition of interlock is to connect parts so that their motion is constrained. We think that’s a decent summary, but doesn’t quite paint a picture in your head when it comes to paving. Interlocking paving is generally made from cement, concrete or stone, and simulates the effects of cobblestone paths. This also means that it can be installed …

What does it look like?

When installed correctly, interlocking paving can be installed in a variety of colours, shaped and designs. Being a modular form of paving, it also means that single interlock units can be arranged to create shapes, patterns and designs in your driveway. An interlock unit can come in a variety of shapes, with the most popular being simple geometric designs, and …

What is interlocking an alternative to?

Paving with interlocking can be used virtually anywhere, from your driveway to your walkways, and is a relatively low maintenance form of paving which can be used in any application you may use bricks or concrete for.

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What is interlocking good for?

When installed properly, the whole driveway or walkway is a unified, bound whole, but is also created with individual stone or concrete bricks. This gives the paving the ability to transfer loads and stresses by an arching or bridging of the units involved, spreading the load over a larger area of the driveway. This means that your paving will support …

How do you maintain interlocking pavers?

This one always makes our customer go: huh? In order to repair your interlocking, all you need to do is replace the broken or stained portion with a new, easily replaceable piece. It’s that simple. Other maintenance you should consider is fixing your paving with concrete sealer, and occasionally adding joint sand to supplant any sand which has been washed …

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Why am I still hesitant?

It does sound too good to be true. The reason most people don’t opt for interlocking pavers immediately is because paving with interlocking is more expensive than other common forms of paving. Simply said, it can be an investment. However, with VIP Paving’s excellent prices and promotions, you’re guaranteed to receive an affordable quote. We guarantee the industry’s lowest prices, …

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 What is Interlocking Paving?

  We’re sure you have some idea what interlocking paving is, owing to the name being suggestive and reminiscent of the final product. However, we’re also often surprised with how little our customers actually know about interlocking paving in general. We get people coming to us and asking questions like: What is interlocking paving? How does it work? Is it …

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2018’s Top Trends in Driveway and Walkway Paving

Should You Repair or Improve This Upcoming Year? As we head into the new year, we want to consider new trends in home design and upgrades. As many people are aware, driveway and pathway paving is an important factor in the overall curb appeal of your home. For our team at VIP Paving, this means a spring repair season filled …

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Fall Weather Garden and Patio Dream Fixes

It’s never too late in the year to fix up your garden. Maple and North York based homeowners usually avoid taking on any major home and garden upgrades in the winter and fall months. However, this period of time can be the optimal stretch for landscaping, building and paving services. Have you been meaning to fix up your driveway and …