The majority of houses in South Africa are constructed using bricks in some or other aspect of the formation thereof. This is simply because there are so many benefits of using bricks above other construction methods. Apart from using bricks to construct homes and structures, they are also widely used for paving an open area.
You may be pleasantly surprised when comparing bricks for sale to the prices of other styles of paving stones, or simulated stone paving. Brick paving is therefore far more economical than other paving applications, making them ideal for individuals on a budget.
Bricks are ideal for almost any paving application. You generally do not have to worry too much about acquiring a certain type of brick as you would with more exclusive paving stones. Bricks can be used around swimming pools, braai areas, drive ways, you name it. What’s more, they can also often be used in construction projects, although clay bricks may be more applicable than those manufactured exclusively for paving.
Apart from a good scrub or hose down on a regular basis, brick paving does not need much additional care. Naturally the more you care for and maintain your brick paving, the longer it will continue to look good.
With the large variety of brick designs, colours and finishes available today there is no need for you to worry about your brick paving looking the same as your neighbours! Bricks come in so many different sizes, shapes, colours and even textures; you will certainly be spoilt for choice.
Laying paving for a drive way or area which you know will experience heavy traffic is best done using bricks. Bricks are known to be strong and durable and can carry a heavy load with ease when installed correctly. It is often better to leave more complex brick laying projects to the professionals, they may even give you a special on their brick prices when they install them as well.