If you want to easily add value and beauty to your home, you should consider using a Paving design on your driveway and walkways. There are many designs to choose from as well as several different materials you can use. To get some good paving ideas, you should do some research; looking at houses in your neighborhood, on the internet, or in home design magazines, just to see what kinds of paving designs are out there. You should also keep in mind that you are not limited to what others have done, this is an area where you can let your own creativity flow as well.
Some of the more common materials used in paving are concrete, asphalt and paving stones. You may be thinking that concrete wouldn’t really lend itself well to a paving design, but there are engraved and stained concretes that you can use to create a truly dazzling paving design. With paving stones you can create simple but beautiful designs, such as basket weave and herringbone, or even intricate spirals and pinwheels. Using concrete with paving stones, you can create a very unique paving design that will add much beauty to your home, without really costing you a fortune. Asphalt is a bit more limited to its appearance, but it is the most commonly used paving material for driveways, and can be accentuated with concrete and or paving stones as well.
Don’t think you are limited by the above materials. As long as it serves its function as a walkway or driveway and it looks great, then get creative and give it your own personality. Do be sure to look at as many paving ideas as you can, then start imaging your own design. You’ll be surprised how quickly you can have that beautiful paving design you’ve imagined become a reality.