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How Much does a Deck Cost vs a Paver Patio?

Posted by Deanna Wiegand on Mon, Oct 27, 2014 @ 06:00 PM

You are looking out the window at your backyard, and you start thinking to yourself, "I need to make my outdoor space more usable!" Or you are at a friends backyard barbeque wishing your own yard would function like this! But where do you start? How much does a deck cost? How much does a patio cost? Here is a brief overview of the cost comparisons.

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Topics: Paver Cost

What kind of Return on Investment can I get from my Outdoor Space?

Posted by Brad Wiegand on Tue, Sep 30, 2014 @ 09:12 PM


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Topics: Outdoor Living, Paver Cost

Comparing Bids Between Landscape Contractors

Posted by Jen Kloter on Wed, Nov 28, 2012 @ 03:41 PM

So you want a new patio or walkway, and you're doing your research to pick 3 contractors to talk to. After all, it is the smart and responsible way to go about having a project built.

All that is great, but do you know how to look for the differences between the bids, installation methods and the services that each one will give you? What information is going to help you make the right choice? This can be very intimidating for anyone, but especially for someone not in the consruction field, familiar with building terms and methods.

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Topics: Choosing a Contractor, Patio Cost, Retaining Wall Cost, Paver Cost, Comparing Contractors

How much does a Paver Patio Cost?

Posted by Brad Wiegand on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 @ 07:51 AM

How much does a paver patio cost?  That's a great question and one that we get on a regular basis.  The question I would pose to you is 'what are the functions you would like it to perform?'  Jen wrote a fabulous article a while back called 6 Things to consider when designing a paver patio.  In this arcticle, she lays out the thought process that a homeowner should have when they begin to think about a patio. 

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Topics: Paver Patio Design, Paver Installation, Paver Cost

The Price per Square Foot Myth for Paver Installation

Posted by Jen Kloter on Tue, Dec 06, 2011 @ 08:40 AM

OK, so everyone asks, “How much does it cost per square foot to install pavers?” Unfortunately, there is no simple answer. Oh sure, we can do calculations all day long to figure out that last week we installed a 430 sf patio for Mrs. Jones for $6,785.00, and yes, with some quick math, we know that it was installed for $15.78 per square foot. But we also know that we installed a walkway last week for the Smiths, who lives next door to Mrs. Jones, and it was closer to $26.00 per square foot? So what gives? Why the difference? And what goes into the pricing for each job?

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Topics: Paver Installation, Paver Cost

A Side-by-side Comparison of Stamped Concrete and Pavers

Posted by Jen Kloter on Mon, Nov 21, 2011 @ 08:57 AM

This article will give you a side by side comparison of stamped concrete and pavers. We'll let you decide which is better for your patio, pool patio or walkway.

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Topics: Paver Installation, Paver Comparison, Paver Cost

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