Paving concrete

House & Garden the1andonly July 25, 2016 2 16
There are many materials as possible in order to serve as a pavement. What you choose depends on your personal preferences and your financial capabilities. With concrete, there are many fun applications and cost is a lot lower than concrete example stone. In the following article you'll learn about the dimensions of commonly used concrete tiles and paving stones.

Use of concrete for your patio, path or driveway

With concrete, there are almost limitless possibilities in the field of pavement. Also in terms of colors, you are not dependent on the natural shades of stone for example. The only thing you're dependent on is the manufacturer who determines the possible colors. Although the colors are also somewhat sensitive to fashion, there are always a number of distinct standard colors. The real stayers in the color terms are gray, black, red, brown and yellow.

The format of concrete tiles

Concrete tiles have long been used as paving and may still be in combination with concrete bricks, seem modern and fun. They are available in various thicknesses to sale, depending on the use. The thicker tiles for driveways are preferred. For your patio or path makes the thickness does not matter.
However, you should always take into account the hardness and strength of your surface.
The most commonly used sizes of concrete tiles are:
  • concrete tiles 30 x 15 cm
  • concrete tiles 30 x 30 cm traditional concrete slab
  • concrete tiles 40 x 40 cm
  • concrete tiles 50 x 50 cm
  • concrete tiles 30 x 60 cm
  • concrete tiles 40 x 60 cm
  • concrete tiles 60 x 60 cm
  • pasblokjes 20 x 20 x 5, in order to be able to make a connection

The format of concrete pavers

Concrete pavers are except as rectangular stones, in a number of baked special shapes.
Some of the commonly used formats and models are:
  • clinker concrete 21 x 10.5 x 7 or 8 cm
  • Half concrete clinker 10.5 x 10.5 x 7 or 8 cm
  • H-shaped blocks, 8 cm thick give a firm connection to the pavement
  • Bishop hats, 8cm thick, shaped like a miter, as the name implies. Nice mosaic possible
  • double vowel 21 x 21 x 8 cm


Concrete pavers can be tumbled to give them an aged effect. The sharp edges are there in a large rotating drum of worn off, and then it gets the form of classical stones.
Some examples of tumbled paving are:
  • antica tumbled 20 x 20 x 8 cm
  • coupling stones 11 x 11 x 6, 11 x 22 x 6, 11 x 33 x 6, 15 x 15 x 6, 15 x 22.5 x 6, 22 x 22 x 6, 22 x 33 x 6, 44 x 44 x 6 , 44 x 88 x 6, 88 x 88 x 6 cm
  • Abbey stones 20 x 20 x 6, 20 x 30 and 30 x 40 x 6 x 6 cm
  • Waal format 20 x 5 x 6 cm
  • dikformaat 21 x 7 x 7, or 8 cm
  • pollinator stones 15 x 7 x 5 cm
  • strang circle has a diameter of 190 centimeters. This is about 3 square meters

Unlimited possibilities

Since there are in the area of ​​pavements are plenty possibilities, it is impossible to name them all here. For a complete overview it is best to look at a dealer you start looking around. It will also become clear what colors and patterns stone there today on the market for sale.