Retaining Walls Cape Coral

PAVERS: NOT JUST FOR DRIVEWAYS

Installation of paver structures such as retaining walls are some of the best investments that Southwest Florida homeowners can make.

When talking about pavers, most people immediately think about the driveways of homes designed in the Mediterranean Revival style of residential architecture. The reality of pavers is that they can be used to build other residential structures that not only look great but also provide functionality while increasing the value of properties.

As a professional installer and paving contractor in Southwest Florida, Unique Pavers Design is often called upon to build the following:

Retaining Walls

The sunny climate and the natural beauty of Southwest Florida are meant to be enjoyed by spending time in the outdoors. To this effect, paver retaining walls are ideal structures due to their aesthetics and utility.

Essentially, retaining walls are masonry projects designed to keep soil and vegetation in place. Although Southwest Florida residents are lucky to not be affected by earthquakes, there is still a risk of soil shifting and moving out of place after frequent rainstorms.

When creating a retaining wall, the professionals at Unique Pavers Design think beyond how the structure would look. With the right blocks and masonry pattern, any wall can look great; what is even more important is the purpose it will serve. Rainwater drainage is a major consideration; other design factors include whether the wall will double as a bench to enjoy sunny days or if it can be attached to another feature such as an outdoor grill.

Seawalls and Walkways

Living the waterfront lifestyle can be very enjoyable, but so often properties end in an impractical slope towards seawalls.

Southwest Florida is known as a waterfront housing market with very little elevation above sea level. Over the last few decades, new housing codes designed to protect properties from flooding have been put into place. One requirement for newer homes has been to raise the elevation of land the house is built on. A great solution for keeping homes dry, but also the result of unusable slopes towards the edges of properties. Paver walkways, steps, and retaining walls fix the problem with a terraced effect.

Waterfront homes will have seawalls, and these are beautifully complemented with a paver walkway. Picture having easy access to a boat lift, dock, and fishing. Paver walkways are among the most powerful elements of curb appeal, which means that they add value to properties. A decorative retaining wall with a matching paver walkway can transform any waterfront property into the envy of the entire neighborhood, and this is something that will be very beneficial when it is time to sell the home.

Outdoor Paver Steps

When it comes to choosing an outdoor stair structure, homeowners should only consider pavers as their top choice of building material. There are three main advantages of paver stairs: durability, aesthetics, and maintenance.

With hundreds of paver blocks and patterns to choose from, homeowners can easily find the stair that they would like to see in their patios, pools, gazebos, docks, etc. Paver steps will last several years without being damaged, and they can withstand a lot of foot traffic. When it comes to maintenance, paver steps tend to stay clean; a single afternoon rain is all it takes to wash them off. Pressure washing may be required every two years or so.

The structures above are just some of the most commonly installed in Southwest Florida. If you would like to learn more about how pavers can improve your home, contact us today.

PAVER OPTIONS

Unique Pavers Design has a huge selection of pavers that you can choose from. In order to create the perfect design, you are welcome to mix and match paver styles and colors to create a pattern that is truly your own.

Our design team will work with you to find the right options for your need and your budget. If you are not sure what type of pavers you want for you retaining walls, you can view photos of many of our past projects to find inspiration.

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT COMPANY

  • Experience

    With 22 years of combined experience and commitment to customer satisfaction, you can rely on us for your next renovation, driveway set or home upgrade. We provide a professional service for private and commercial customers.

  • Quality

    As with other home improvement projects, the quality of your results is equal to the quality of the company you hire. The team at Unique Pavers Design is knowledgeable and experienced, and we are happy to pass this knowledge along to our valued customers.

  • Local

    We’re also a local business, so we understand the unique needs and desires of homeowners in Naples, Estero, Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Sanibel, and the surrounding areas.

  • Beauty and Functionality

    Unique Pavers Design is committed to giving you a paver steps, walkways and retaining walls that improves the beauty and functionality of your home, and your satisfaction is our top priority. Contact us today to make an appointment for a complimentary consultation.

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