Frequently Asked Questions
- Can I use Patio Stone for my driveway?
- Do I install Patio Stone like concrete pavers?
- What colors are available in the Patio Stone?
- Can the Patio Stone sizes and colors be mixed to make a pattern?
Can I use Patio Stone for my driveway?
Patio Stone is not a paver and should be used in pedestrian patio or walkway applications only. Patio Stone products are the strongest in the industry and typically test about 4,000 psi. to 5,000 psi. However, Patio Stone is not made to the high standards that concrete pavers are and cannot be used in a vehicular application.
Do I install Patio Stone like concrete pavers?
There is a difference in installing Patio Stone and concrete pavers. The Patio Stone installation doesn’t require the same amount of base preparation and you typically compact .or wet the bedding sand before you install Patio Stone instead of using a compactor on the product.
What colors are available in the Patio Stone?
Patio Stone is most generally made in three basic colors which are Pewter (concrete gray color), Red and Terra Cotta. Some of our retailers carry also Charcoal. Other than that we do supply a stone top Patio Stone as well as some specialty wetcast patio products such as Sandstone.
Can the Patio Stone sizes and colors be mixed to make a pattern?
You can mix and match many of the colors and sizes of the Patio Stone’s to make a pattern. Many times you can just mix the stone top with the smooth type or smooth with the brickface type to make some interesting patterns in your patio. Also, keep in mind that the l2 in. square can be a nice border stone with either the lo in. square or the 18 in. square.