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What's the Difference Between Paver & Concrete Patios? April 17, 2019

Chesterfield, St. Louis County
What's the Difference Between Paver & Concrete Patios?, Chesterfield, Missouri

A backyard patio is the perfect place to host a barbecue or relax with your family. They can be made of many materials, including stone, wood, and tile, but homeowners often opt for concrete because of its low-maintenance and cost-effectiveness. To help you choose between stamped concrete or pavers for your patio, here are some of the pros and cons of each.

Stamped Concrete

patiosStamped concrete is popular due to its low cost and ability to mimic the appearance of other materials. They come in many colors and patterns, and can be made to resemble brick, stone, tile, and even wood. Stamped concrete is also quite easy to install, resulting in additional savings.

While stamped concrete is durable, weather, fluctuating temperatures, and heavy loads can cause it to crack. Cracks can result in potholes and greater damage, so if you spot damage on your patio, have a contractor patch it up.


Like stamped concrete, patio pavers come a wide range of patterns and textures. With multiple interlocking parts, they can also accommodate for shifting soil and temperature changes, preventing cracks. If they do get damaged, cracks are usually less noticeable on pavers since they’re composed of many pieces.

Paver patios usually take longer than stamped concrete to install, since they require individual placing. The gaps between them can also show some weed growth, which may require extra maintenance. 


If you want to build a backyard patio with stamped concrete or pavers, count on Chesterfield Fence & Deck in the Greater St. Louis, MO area. For nearly 50 years, their award-winning team of contractors has created everything from custom decks to fences to improve the look and functionality of your home. Learn more about what they can do for your patio online, or call (636) 532-4054 to discuss a project.

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