Pavers Serve both Form & Function

Pavers come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors and materials and may be chosen for functional or aesthetic purposes, or occasionally both. Following are examples of how we’ve used pavers in various customer installations. (click on images to enlarge photos)

Canyon Pk design install bark path pavers easy maintenance removed grass

 

This Canyon Park homeowner wanted an attractive but low maintenance yard. We removed the existing grass and installed a gravel path with pavers flanked by bark beds and native plants.

 

 

 

At this Bothell residence, we removed the previous rockery and grass in a shaded backyard area. In its place, we installed a new flagstone patio with a modest retaining wall, creating an inviting environment for entertaining in the yard.

Canyon Pk flagstone patio rockery removed shade grass

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Mount Vernon homeowner wanted to increase the size of their driveway to create a turnaround. They had already reached the maximum impermeable square footage of their property, so we came up with a creative solution: concrete pavers with a gravel transition border to the existing pavement. (click photo to enlarge image)

Mt Vernon remodel max impermeable sf so permeable sq concrete pavers side driveway

 

 

 

 

 

 

This back yard buildout in Clearview included design and installation of a tiered retaining wall, new fire pit surrounded by concrete pavers, and stairs leading down to the house.

Clearview patio fire pit stairs concrete pavers tiered ret wall

 

 

 

 

 

 

At this new home in Woodinville, the owner wanted a pathway of pavers to stroll through the yard, ending in a checkerboard pattern at the corner retaining wall. We installed the square pavers and sod together, flanked by fresh organic topsoil and native plantings.

yard sod check paver path two after

yard sod check paver path corner after with ret wall

 

 

 

 

 

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