Paved garden

The Advantages of Paving Your Garden

It’s a question we are faced with on an almost daily basis "Should I lay paving in my garden?"

After being asked so many times you’d be forgiven for assuming we have a straight answer but unfortunately, we really don't.

The advantages of paving a garden are numerous, but so too are the advantages of owning a plant-rich and grass-covered back or front garden.

The question we feel homeowners should be asking is: "Is a paved garden right for my property."
Some gardens – and it has to be said, most Dublin gardens – look great with elegantly placed paving slabs or bricks. While some gardens may be better off with grass and plants.
We realise that we have likely made a homeowner even more confused about whether grass or paving is right for their property.
Sorry about that. But in the interest of actually helping you decide between grass and paving, we’ve compiled a list – in no particular order – of the advantages of a paved garden.

Paving is Easy to Customise

Unlike a grass garden, a paved garden is much easier to customise and organise. Homeowners have complete control over the colour of the paving, the paving pattern and the type of paving used. The unparalleled versatility of paving means even the most eclectic taste can design something to suit their property's exterior aesthetic.

Paving is Long-Lasting

Modern paving, like the paving supplied by Cabinteely Patio Centre, when maintained, can potentially last for over 2 decades.
If installed by a professional team and annually cleaned and weeded, clients should consider a paved garden a permanent garden solution.

The Low Maintenance Requirements of Paving

Unlike a planted or grass garden, the maintenance requirements of a paved garden are extremely low.
Other than an annual power wash and semi-regular weeding a paved garden lets homeowners enjoy a tidy garden without having to work for it.

Paving is Easy to Repair

As a paved garden consists of many small parts, damage repair is extremely straight-forward. At a minimum cost, broken, cracked or otherwise damaged bricks or slabs can be removed and replaced quickly and efficiently.
We hope the above has helped you make up your mind. But if you need some more information, please get in contact with Cabinteely Patio Centre today or view our patio and paving page to see our huge collection of paving stones.

Leave a comment

The following cookies load by default:

Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential for visitors to be able to browse the website and use its features. None of this information can be used to identify visitors as all data is anonymized.

Site session
Purpose: To remember different visitor preferences on the website.
Duration: For duration of browser session.

Preferred language
Purpose: To be able to provide the website in the visitor's preferred language (if the website contains multiple languages).
Duration: 1 year.

Purpose: To be able to show prices in the currency matching the visitor's preferences.
Duration: 30 days.

Google Recaptcha
Purpose: To be able to validate whether the visitor is human and to limit the amount of spam from contact forms.
Duration: 1 year.
Provider: Google.

Third-party cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use the website, like which pages they've visited and which links they've clicked on. None of this information can be used to identify visitors as all data is anonymized.

Purpose: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Duration: 1 year.
Provider: Google.

Purpose: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Duration: 24 hours.
Provider: Google.

Purpose: Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
Duration: 1 year.
Provider: Google.

We also integrate with social platforms on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. Social media integration will set cookies through the website which may be used to enhance your profile on social media sites or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.