Patio pavers add a warmth and elegance to your property.
Are you thinking about adding a patio where you can entertain family and friends and unwind after a long day at work? Are you already envisioning walking out your back door and stepping onto a gorgeous paver patio? Perhaps there’s space for an outdoor dining table, an informal seating area and maybe even a cooking area or a fire pit. There’s no doubt that Pavers Make Great Outdoor Spaces.
However, after the dreaming stage, comes the reality check and does this new patio fit into your budget?
How Much Do Paver Stones Cost?
Obviously, pavers come in a wide array of styles, shapes, size and colors and an exact cost will depend on the pavers you choose. However, most pavers range from $3.00 to $6.50 per square foot, with a few even higher. But keep in mind, this does not include installation costs.
Whitehouse Landscaping is a big fan of Techo Bloc pavers. We feel this company is on the cutting edge of both design and quality. Our clients are extremely satisfied by the wide selection and the end result of our installations. When it comes to choosing the right paver for your project, our designers help with the process of How to Select the Right Pavers for Your New Patio or Walkway.
How Much Does Labor Cost for a Paver Patio Project?
Paver installation costs can vary between landscape contractors. Whitehouse Landscaping is a certified contractor who employs a team of experienced installers. Our patio installers have completed a strict level of education, training and on-site inspections and are certified through the Interlocking Concrete Paver Institute.
Why Do Landscape Contractor’s Estimates Vary?
The installation cost for a paver patio installed will be approximately $18.00 to $25.00 per square foot. Enhancements such as steps and seating walls will increase your installation cost. There are also many factors that can affect the installation price such as grading, site prep, accessibility, etc. This pricing is specifically about paver patio pricing in Montgomery County, Chester County and Berks County. And to narrow it down more, it pertains to paver patio pricing in Collegeville, Gilbertsville, Malvern, Phoenixville and other southeastern area landscape projects.
You may be able to find a contractor who will give you a lower price, but their installers are sometimes less experienced. Labor cost variations typically influence the range of the square foot price for a paver patio. Experienced installers are compensated for their expertise and thus paid a higher wage than a less skilled laborer. You’ll see it in the accuracy of their cuts, the tightness of the joints and the compaction of the base. Using a qualified landscape contractor might cost you more upfront than it would someone without all the qualifications and experience, but it definitely saves you money in the long run by not having to repair and replace down the road.
Maintaining a Paver Patio
Pavers need very little maintenance. Every few years, depending on the foot traffic that it receives, your pavers will need to be cleaned and resealed. Again, rely on an experienced contractor do your Paver Patio Cleaning.
Hardscaping with Patio Pavers
It all starts with proper design planning. Take time to think about what accessories you might want in addition to your patio. Have you always wanted a fire pit with a sitting wall around it? How about including a water feature complete with a water fall to help you de-stress or some low-voltage landscape lighting to extend your patio night life. But remember, all of these enhancements need to be factored into the budget. And if the budget exceeds your budget, many of these items can be added at a later date.
Whitehouse landscaping will create a design before we break ground so you know exactly what your patio will look like. Our 3D process allows you to visualize your new space.
Need Help with a New Patio Paver?
A paver patio designed and installed by Whitehouse Landscaping will be eye-catching, aesthetically pleasing and functional. With years of our extensive installation knowledge, we can install a patio or walkway that will last a lifetime.
Contact Whitehouse Landscaping at 484-300-4290 for a FREE consultation and estimate for your new paver patio or fill out our contact form on our website.