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Not all pavers are created equal! While we often think of concrete as more durable, some clay pavers – like the one shown at left – have triple the compression strength of a typical concrete paver. That makes for more durability and better wear over the long run on your patio or driveway.
Concrete vs. Clay Paver Durability
Different concrete pavers weather differently over time. This one changes color noticeably over time, as you can see by comparing a new paver to the same paver after some time outside. Whether that’s a good thing or a bad thing is for you and your landscape architect to decide.
Concrete Pavers Changing Color Over Time
Charcoal-colored pavers like this one make wonderful visual contrast next to a concrete driveway or a paver of a different color. Just don’t plan to walk barefoot on them in the summer sun!
Where to Use Charcoal-Colored Pavers