Asking the question; what is the cheapest paving option? Well, the answers to a question like this are determined by many factors, which includes understanding the difference between something being ‘cheap’ and it being affordable.
In an economy that’s hemmed in and brought down by increasing inflation, the devastating economic losses brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic, and the slow increase of the external pressure brought to bear by war in the Ukraine, it’s tough to make the right choice when it comes to what constitutes a valuable investment in paving.
Isn’t what most South Africans are looking for a middle ground that allows for investing in paving that’ll last more than one season, at affordable prices, rather than that of opting for a cheap option that could end up costing more in the long run?
Nothing is cheap anymore, no matter what it is, and when it comes to investing in the upgrading and aesthetics of a residential, commercial or industrial property with paving, it ultimately costs less to invest in quality than to throw money into quality you can’t rely on to make your investment count.
What is the cheapest paving option?
As mentioned above, the answer to this question depends on a few factors, which will ultimately determine which will be your cheapest paving option.
Your best bet is to speak to an expert like Jacques Barlow at Techno Pave, to get the kind of advice that’ll allow you to make an informed decision about your best paving options, based on your budget.
Jacques is a down-to-earth, hands-on owner/manager, who is involved in every aspect of each paving project undertaken by his skilled paving teams, and if anyone can give you the best advice about what you can achieve with your budget in terms of affordable paving in Pretoria, then he can.
A word of advice here; paving is best left to experienced professionals who have the knowledge and level of skill to ensure that your paving doesn’t sag or lift due to areas that may be sloped and uneven on your property!
Let’s look at a few basic factors that’ll determine the cost of paving:
- Labour costs
- Type of paving brick and its thickness – for instance, a 50mm standard paving brick will obviously be a cheaper option than that of an 80mm paving brick, but your choice will also be determined by whether the paving has to handle low traffic or commercial traffic.
- Paving brick colour and style – a plain grey paving brick is going to be a cheaper option than that of one that has a colour. On the opposite end of the scale is the much more expensive, but beautifully finished, beneficiated pavers, which can be chosen in a colour and texture to match your décor ideas.
- Transport costs – it’s important to discuss and figure into your budget the cost of transporting bulky bricks, depending on the distance that has to be traveled, as well as whether you’ll need something like a crane to offload the paving bricks.
Choose the professionals at Techno Pave for all your paving needs!
To find out more about the best paving options available to you, and just how affordable quality paving really can be, contact Techno Pave for a free consultation or quote, to set you on the right path for getting the most out of your budget!