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    Which is better in a garden between block paving and pattern imprinted concrete?


    I am looking to have a new path across a pebble area in my garden and currently I am considering block paving and pattern imprinted concrete.
    Does anyone have some advice or past experience with these over a longer period of time? Ideally, it should be a long-lasting solution to be kept for several years to come.
    I have heard that imprinted concrete can crack and split over time due to use and erosion – is this the case, and if so, are there any reasonable preventative measures I could take?

    Asked by Carherine on 15th Aug 2019
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    Tj ball roofing and property maintenance

    "Hi, Thomas here from tj ball tree and garden l would recommend Indian sandstone paving as block paving draws lots of weed from the sand its laid on very high maintenance and imprint concrete will crack in the end."

    Answered on 26th Sep 2019 - Member since Oct 2018 - report
    Bank On Us Landscaping

    "Hi I would suggest slabs. You can get very nice decorative slabs on the market"

    Answered on 11th Aug 2020 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    Mike Silvey Paving and Landscaping

    "Standard concrete will always last longer, but a block Paving area done correctly will last years and years."

    Answered on 6th May 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    Coastal Building Solutions

    "Out of the two I would recommend block paving as it's easier to fix if there's a slight problem and can always be adjusted."

    Answered on 13th Nov 2019 - Member since Jun 2019 - report

    "Well imprinted concrete can be very sloppy when wet, both block paving and imprinted concrete have issues, block paving is far easier to repair and clean in the long term and cheaper to install and can take heavier vehicle traffic .
    Regards paul"

    Answered on 15th Aug 2019 - Member since Jun 2019 - report

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