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14 Types of Pavers for Driveways, Patios and Walkways

Quicklist: Pavers Brick (Clay) Concrete Bluestone Flagstone Marble Travertine Porcelain Cobblestone Rubber Plastic Gravel Pavers Greencrete Granite Limestone What are pavers? Pavers are slabs and blocks made from a wide variety of materials such as brick (clay), concrete, flagstone, marble, travertine, porcelain, rubber and even plastic to create driveways, patios, pool decks, etc. They can …

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23 Houses with Asphalt Driveways

Asphalt is one of the most popular choices for driveways. It’s smooth surface makes it a good choice for being driven over with minimum noise while its uniform black color can match the look of any home. It’s also environment-friendly because it’s entirely recyclable. Once damaged, the top layer can be removed, reheated, and then …

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30 Houses with Brick Driveway (Photos)

Choosing brick pavers for driveways remains a popular choice. The classic brick is aesthetically pleasing and comes in a wide range of hues, shapes, and installation designs, so you have the option of creating a driveway that looks like it’s been around for ages or one that matches your home’s color and landscaping. Another practical …

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60 Houses with a Concrete Driveway (Photo Examples)

There are many types of driveways. Concrete is a viable option for a driveway surface, whether a short or long or circular driveway. While there are several concrete alternatives for a driveway, with today’s technology, especially stamped concrete, you should consider concrete. Another option which I like just as much as stamped concrete is using …

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22 Concrete Alternatives for Driveways, Fence Posts and Foundations

Concrete is awesome, but it’s not the only option for securing, building and paving. There are a good number of concrete alternatives for driveways, fence posts and foundations. This extensive article is broken up into 4 sections and provides substitutes for concrete in two approaches. The first section lists out actual substances that serve as …

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16 Different Types of Driveways

Driveways began appearing on homes in the second half of the 19th century. Gravel was the most popular surfacing material during those times while stone, brick, and flagstone became popular alternatives. During the age of motorized vehicles in the 20th century, driveways and back alley access became commonplace. Asphalt and concrete became widely popular next. Nowadays, …

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36 Houses with a Circular Driveway (Photo Collection)

Not every mansion has a circular driveway, but most properties that boast a circular driveway are also home to a mansion. Circular driveways are expensive, given all the concrete, brick and/or asphalt needed to create one. A circular driveway certainly adds a grandiose air to a property, especially when it comes to circular residential driveways. …

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8 Alternatives to Asphalt Driveways

Asphalt has its benefits for a driveway material, but it’s not the prettiest. While it’s a good road material, you might want to consider something nicer for your home… not that concrete is the nicest either (which is what we have for our driveway). Here are 8 excellent alternatives to asphalt for driveway material. Includes …

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