So, you have decided it is time to give your outdoor space the makeover it deserves just before the good weather comes around. Of course, the first thing that you have got to think about is your patio and what you would like your paving to look like. While this may be a simple question for some people, with so many options out there on the market right now, it can be difficult to know what you should go for. In particular, homeowners debate on whether they should go for a contemporary design or traditional paving. Factors that can help you decide what one to go for include the style of your home, as well as the furniture you have or the décor in your garden already. But, contemporary and traditional paving will look attractive in any outdoor space and what it really comes down to is personal preference. To help you make your decision, let’s have a look at some contemporary and traditional paving options that we have for you!
Nothing says contemporary quite like granite paving! This is going to add a modern style to your outdoor space, as well as give you the strong and durable surface that you need for British weather. One of our favourites is the Paving Superstore Pro Range Granite Blue Grey Paving Slabs! This is made from a quality granite from China and has sawn sides with a sawn and flamed top. It boasts a contemporary style that you will love and has a flecked appearance in mid grey, darker grey and sparkling silver shades.
What we love about sandstone paving is that there are a variety of styles and colours available, which means that there is something that is contemporary, as well as traditional! For example, the Global Stone Paving Riven Sandstone Gardenstone Sunset Blend Paving Slabs have the ability to suit any kind of home since there are grey, warm brown, pink and buff shades for a subtle yet attractive design. Since they are made from quality sandstone from India, this is going to provide you with the long lasting and durable slabs that you need to create your patio and to enjoy your outdoor space throughout the year.
A material that has a lot to offer is slate paving. This is not only an attractive rock that you can use, but it is also strong and durable for outdoor use. This makes a great surface for family homes, plus it is slip resistant for the kids and pets. Customers are never disappointed with the Paving Superstore Pro Range Slate Black. These are made from quality slate from Brazil and has a fantastic modern finish that makes your garden look contemporary yet have a classic appeal. They are smooth and slightly riven on the surface with clean cut edges, as well as boasting a solid black background with hints of white running through
Porcelain is a manmade material that enjoying being resistant to water stains, mould and salt, as well as being hardwearing for constant foot traffic and heavy furniture. This makes porcelain paving a great choice for your patio, especially a contemporary style one. In particular, we love the Brett Paving Porcelain 'GeoCeramica Fiordi Driveway 60' Grigio These are made from porcelain all the way from the Netherlands and they are easy to install in your garden, as well as being simple paving to maintain. This material takes its inspiration from natural marble and boasts a contemporary style that will look great in your outdoor space. It has shades of light greys and beiges, which really complement modern style homes.
If you are looking for a classic and traditional style paving for your outdoor space then you can never go wrong with Yorkstone paving. This is a type of sandstone that comes from quarries in Yorkshire and customers love it for its colours and texture.