Barleystone Style Guide
Here in Design Basics we are going to show you the steps to take when choosing paving.
Are you looking for inspiration or ideas on paving to create a stunning garden or driveway to enhance your home? There are so many different options to choose from, take your time with your decision and be creative.
If you are having difficulty in deciding, we can answer any questions you many have or recommend what would work best for your perfect paving project.
Here is some advice and tips on helping you choose the perfect paving.
Step 1 - Choosing a colour
The key to choosing a successful paving colour is considering the colour scheme of your property and its surroundings in the garden from plants to walls. Decide if you want to compliment your house or make a statement by going with a contrasting palette.
Step 2 - Choosing a paving block style
Are you looking for a traditional cobbled paving brick with that rustic natural weathered appearance?
Do you require a modern smooth paving?
Are you looking for an exquisite, elegant paving brick to capture the sparkle and beauty of your property?
Have you been specified to install permeable paving block to for flood prevention?
Choose our Permeable Paving Range
Step 3 - Choosing a complimentary product
- Have you considered adding a feature circle design? Circle kits are the best way to start any circular design as the kit includes all the specific shaped bricks to complete you circle pattern.
- Setts are small cobbles that are used to add the finishing touch to any paving project. Their versatility make them ideal for a border, to extend circles or for a curved path.
- To achieve that perfect finish, we offer kerbs to compliment any of the Barleystone paving bricks. Kerbs are adaptable for use in pathways, the construction of steps or in any paved area.
Step 4 - Choosing a Pattern
To view all our laying patterns click here
- Random: Our 3-Size Mix is varied brick sizes within each pack, giving a random laying pattern. This is available in the Kingspave Cobble and Castlepave Smooth.
- Herringbone: Ideal for areas with heavy traffic but can be used for any installation.
- Basketweave: Mainly used for areas with light foot traffic but can also be installed in driveways.
- Strecher Bond: Ideal for narrow spaces like pathways as it can be designed to appear wider.