5 Advantages of Techo-Bloc for Your Outdoor Projects

June 13, 2022

Implementing hardscaping and other human-made features in your landscape can help maximize your enjoyment of your home. Below are 5 advantages of Techo-Bloc pavers in your outdoor projects that improve your home landscape.

What is Techo-Bloc?

Techo-Bloc is a brand of stone pavers. The company manufactures the pavers from aggregates of granite and sand. The processes Techo-Bloc uses make the pavers tough and durable. In addition to their strength, the pavers retain an organic, natural stone appearance to naturally blend in with outdoor environments. The pavers are versatile enough to be used in different areas of your landscape. Techo-Bloc pavers come in various colors and textures, too, so you can find the ideal pavers for your desired style and aesthetic.

1. Withstand Harsh Weather and Climate

Pennsylvania residents experience some weather extremes throughout the year. Winters and summers can be particularly tough on structures and landscapes. Techo-Bloc paving stones are tested with salt water to ensure that the pavers resist salt damage from repeated exposure during cold winters. Even in northern climates that experience frequent freezes and thaws, Techo-Bloc pavers are engineered to withstand the harsh weather.

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2. Natural Beauty

Pleasing aesthetics is another one of the advantages of Techo-Bloc pavers, thanks to consistent coloring. Even as the pavers become worn over time, the color stays the same. In addition, Techo-Bloc pavers come in several colors, sizes, and shapes, allowing the creation of beautifully patterned patios, walkways, or pool decks to suit any style. For example, some pavers have a smooth texture and neutral colors well-suited for a modern style. Other pavers have a more textured, rustic appearance.

3. Strength and Safety

One of the critical advantages of Techo-Bloc is that the pavers balance natural beauty and durability. As mentioned previously, Techo-Bloc paving stones are made of fine granite aggregates instead of the limestone often used in other pavers. Granite makes the pavers more durable and longer-lasting and minimizes the absorption of water that could otherwise damage the stone. Techo-Bloc pavers are also less slippery when wet and stay cooler than concrete, making them an excellent paver choice for pool decks.

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4. Versatility

Techo-Bloc pavers are highly versatile and are used in numerous outdoor areas and projects. For example, are you looking to create a pathway from your front yard to the back yard? Or perhaps you are interested in building a pool deck and surround. Whatever outdoor project you have, Techo-Bloc pavers offer you a balance of aesthetics and strength. And with many different colors and tones, these pavers can seamlessly blend in with your landscape.

5. Resists Shifting

One common issue that homeowners run into with pavers is that the pavers shift over time as the ground shifts. This issue is less likely to occur with Techo-Bloc pavers, as these pavers interlock with each other to form a solid surface that will stay in place as time goes by. This sturdy structure limits the cracking and fracturing of the pavers as well. Having interlocked paving stones helps ensure that the walkway or patio installed will last for many years to come.

Call Burkholder Brothers for the Advantages of Techo-Bloc Pavers in Your Project

Techo-Bloc is a high-quality, versatile paver that can be used anywhere within your outdoor landscape. If you are interested in implementing Techo-Bloc into your landscape, Burkholder Brothers is the one-stop-shop for hardscape and landscape design near you. Burkholder’s hardscape and landscape contractors have years of experience serving Main Line Philadelphia communities in professional landscape design, installation, and maintenance. To learn more about the advantages of Techo-Bloc pavers for your home, contact us today!

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