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Why Builders And Homeowners Should Choose Olsen Interlocking Concrete Paving Stones

Olsen Pavingstone offers a pleasing alternative to concrete or asphalt paving. The beauty of paving stones lies not only in their stunning appearance but in the practical application of this unique product.
Paving stones are made from " no slump" concrecte with fade resistant color pigments, compacted under extreme pressure and high frequency vibration. The physical properties of paving stones allow greater load bearing weight (over 8,000 psi) than concrete and set in compacted base which allows them to expand and contract with temperature and environmental changes. This flexibility not only prevents seismic distortion and cracking commom in concrete and asphalt systems. The mortarless, no-grout joints, and and base provide excellent drainage and prevent erosion and stltation. Paving stone surface are availble for immediate use after installation.

The beauty, strength, and economy of Olsen Pavingstone products make them a wisechoice for any driverway, path, courtyard, walkway, patio, or poolside hardscape application. These stones have been used successfully in shopping malls, amusement parks, and are frequently selected by municipalities for use in high traffic areas such as crosswalks and public transportation areas.
The wide selection of shapes and colors available combine beautifully with any architectural style, while enhancing the overall appearance of the landscape. The diversity of available colors and shapes assures the right combination for every job.
Olsen Pavingstone, Inc. proudly provides a limited lifetime warranty to each purchaser of its products that the products will conform to the mechanonal properties as specified by ICPI or specification sheet issued by Olsen for the profucts at the time of the sale. (See certifacate for details)

Material /Quantities

Brick

Concrete

Asphalt

Stamped Concrete

Paving Stones

Strength

Low to

moderate will

crack

Moderate

will crack

Moderate

surface will

break down with

traffic

Moderate

will crack

High

4 × stronger

than poured concrete

Flexibility

Not Flexible

Not Flexible

Flexible

but will crack

Not Flexible

Flexible

will not crack

Maintenance and Repairs

Moderate

Prone to chipping

repairs cosrly.

Oil stains hard to

remove

Moderate

needs treatment

when cracks

develop.

Oil. stains

Moderate

cracks will

develop.

Require Resealing

every 4 to 5 years

Moderate

cracks will

develop.

Oil stains. Color

difficult to

match

Low

dark colors

hide stains

or

pavers are

easily replaced