Category Archives: Brick Paver FAQs

How much do patio pavers cost?

For an accurate estimate, please contact us via our Request a Quote form or by phone at: (734) 981-4223. We can usually give you a rough idea over the phone for a simple patio installation, and then schedule a time to meet at your home to give you a precise estimate. That said, you can…
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Pavers vs. Poured Concrete

As the old joke goes, there are two types of concrete: concrete that is cracked, and concrete that is going to crack. Concrete and stamped concrete don't have a heavily compacted base foundation beneath them like our patios do. The freeze-thaw cycle flexes a patio severely, and there's no way for a big solid slab…
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How Long Do Apex Patios Last?

Paver and flagstone patios, when installed correctly, hold up very well over the years. In fact, a properly installed patio should last over 10 years without the need for major repairs. At Apex, we install 8"-10" of compacted base material underneath our patios, well over the manufacturer's recommended minimum of 4". We also use extra…
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What is a paver?

"Paver" is the industry term for brick. At Apex, we work with all kinds of pavers --- concrete, clay, and natural flagstone. Concrete pavers today come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, some of which rival natural stone in creating a premium look. We'll help you choose which material will most suit your…
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