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Pavers for a Commercial Patio in Florida: How to Choose

Are you planning to redo your commercial patio, and do you want Standard Brick Pavers to do it? Did you know that there are some pavers that are more suitable for commercial applications than others? In this article, we’re going to share with you the most durable and long-lasting paver to use in a large commercial space.


How to choose pavers for a commercial patio in Florida


Pavers are a popular choice for patios and walkways because they’re durable, easy to install, and come in a wide range of colors, shapes, and sizes. They’re also relatively low-maintenance — as long as they’re installed properly. If you’re planning to use pavers on your commercial patio in Florida, here are some tips on how to choose them:


Use a paver that has been proven to hold up to the elements


There are many different types of pavers on the market today. However, not all of them will last as long as others. Therefore, it is important that you choose a paver that has been proven to hold up over time. If you want your patio to last forever, then you will want to use a paver with high-quality materials and construction methods behind it. These kinds of pavers will stand up against weathering, erosion, and other environmental factors that can damage your patio over time.


Consider the location


The location of your commercial patio will also determine what kind of paver you’ll use. For example, if you’re building your patio near the ocean or another body of water, then it’s best to choose a tile or stone that is resistant to saltwater damage.


Choose a paver in your budget


If you’re working with a limited budget, then it’s best to start by choosing pavers that fit within your price range. The more expensive ones can be added later on if need be.


Choose a paver that goes well with the aesthetic look of your property


The first thing you want to consider when choosing pavers for a commercial patio is how they fit in with the overall aesthetic of your property. For example, if you have a traditional home with lots of brick and stone accents, then consider using natural stone pavers for your commercial patio. If you want something more modern that doesn’t necessarily fit into an existing design scheme, then consider using concrete pavers or retaining walls instead.


Choose a paver that will be maintenance-free


If you have no time or desire to maintain your new patio, then choose pavers that are low-maintenance or maintenance-free. Some of the most popular options include brick interlocking pavers and sandstone pavers.


Examples of strong pavers you can use in Florida 

Concrete pavers

Concrete pavers are made from poured concrete that hardens over time, creating beautiful textured patterns that make them stand out from other materials like bricks or stones. You can also stain them or paint them if you want to give them an extra touch of color that makes your commercial property look amazing.


Natural Stone Pavers


Natural stone pavers add a touch of elegance to your driveway or patio. These are the most expensive paving materials, but they are also the most durable and long-lasting. Natural stone pavers come in many different colors and shapes. Common types include flagstone and slate paver.


Granite Pavers


Granite pavers are a beautiful, strong, and durable option for patios and walkways. With their earthy color and natural texture, these pavers are sure to add character to any space. They can also be used indoors or out, and they don’t require much maintenance.

Improve the Look of Your Home With Patio Pavers

Patio Pavers

Timeless, classy, and unique styles along with outdoor living spaces are on trend in 2022, and patio pavers are a great way to incorporate these elements into your home’s aesthetic! Patio pavers allow for a completely customized and upscale look in a variety of colors, shapes, textures, and patterns. No more dull gray concrete patio slabs! Pavers will give you a look you’re sure to love! Continue reading “Improve the Look of Your Home With Patio Pavers”

The Benefits of Paver Driveway

Paver Driveway

When choosing a material to use for your new driveway, you have several options. Concrete and asphalt are the traditional choices, but here at Standard Brick Pavers in Tampa, we’re a little biased towards pavers being the absolute best driveway material.

Some of the biggest benefits of using brick pavers as your driveway material include: Continue reading “The Benefits of Paver Driveway”

Take Your Pool Deck to the Next Level with Pavers

Pool Deck

Until you’ve been involved in the design of an inground pool, it’s hard to imagine how many details must be addressed. One of the aspects that determines the overall personality of your pool area is the decking and coping material.

What is pool decking and pool coping?

Pool decking is the area around a pool that is usually made of some type of waterproof material. Pool decking has traditionally been made of treated wood, but new options such as pavers are making their way into modern trends. Continue reading “Take Your Pool Deck to the Next Level with Pavers”

2021 Hardscape North America Awards Honorable Mention Recipient

North America Awards

Standard Brick Pavers was recently granted an honorable mention at the 2021 Hardscape North America Awards. We’re proud to receive this prestigious recognition for our recent work at Inlet Shore, West Marina District in Tampa, Florida. 

Hardscape North America Awards

The Hardscape North America Awards recognizes excellence in residential and commercial hardscape projects, including patios, walkways, driveways, plazas, parking lots, streets, and more. The HNA Awards acknowledges producers, designers, and contractors like Standard Brick Pavers for outstanding work in the industry. The award submissions are evaluated by hardscape experts based on the quality of design, construction, and compatibility.  Continue reading “2021 Hardscape North America Awards Honorable Mention Recipient”

Creative Ways to Reuse Pavers

Creative Ways to Reuse Pavers

Creative Ways to Reuse Pavers

A social movement towards sustainability and support from celebrities and home improvement gurus has led to a wave of reclaiming and reusing old construction materials for new projects. Reclaimed wood is often touted as a selling point for new houses, home renovations, and furniture. People love the rustic look and warm feel that old, worn materials can bring to a modern space. Continue reading “Creative Ways to Reuse Pavers”

Make Your Outdoor Sanctuary Space Even More Beautiful with Pavers

Outdoor Sanctuary Space

The United States has seen an explosion in home projects focusing on improving outdoor spaces since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. With everyone forced to stay home and socially distance, homeowners quickly began to realize the value of a beautiful and functional outdoor living space to use for both relaxation and entertainment. At Standard Brick Pavers, we’ve been enhancing outdoor areas in South Tampa for over 20 years with our stunning paver designs using concrete, brick, and even stone pavers. Continue reading “Make Your Outdoor Sanctuary Space Even More Beautiful with Pavers”

WBENC Certification


Standard Brick Pavers, Tampa Bay’s premier brick paver installation company, is proud to announce that we are now certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

What is the WBENC?

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council was created in 1997 after its founders recognized the need for a standardized national certification for women-owned businesses. Today, the WBENC is the largest third party certifier of women-owned businesses and operates using their own CORE platform, which focuses on: Continue reading “WBENC Certification”

Channelside Bay Plaza Redevelopment Project

Channelside Bay Plaza Redevelopment Project

Standard Brick Pavers has started work on the first phase of the Channelside Bay Plaza redevelopment project! The Plaza will be reinvented as Sparkman Wharf, a vibrant attraction on the downtown Tampa waterfront designed to host street food, craft beer, office space, and entertainment. We are excited to be a part of this important local transformation.

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