Factors That Impact The Cost Of An Interlocking Concrete Paver Patio

An interlocking concrete paver patio is definitely a huge step up from a bland patio for Bay Area homeowners. If you’re thinking about transforming your outdoor spaces, no doubt you’ve thought about the cost. While we can’t give homeowners an exact figure without a consultation and knowing the scope of the project, we can tell you what factors impact how much a beautiful new concrete pave patio may cost!

Single level or multi-level. Naturally a single level patio will cost less than a multi-level patio due to the fact it’s usually necessary to design steps and include retaining walls for a multi-level patio. When you have a section of your patio that’s accessed by steps, that elevated area must have a retaining wall, an element not necessary with a single level patio that’s ground level.

Size. Common sense tells you that a 10′ x 16′ single level patio would cost less than a 16′ x 24′ patio. While that’s true, also consider the shape and design of the patio. A more detailed or intricate design will usually add to the cost.

Type of paver used. Interlocking concrete pavers come in a huge array of shapes, colors, textures and more. Depending on the type of paver you choose and whether you incorporate designs into your space or decide on a simple pattern, cost will vary.

Soil type. Because of the installation process and the need to dig out a substantial amount of soil/dirt to ensure your paver patio maintains its integrity for decades, the type of soil a client has often plays a role in price. Think about clay soils and how they retain water and are “heavy” when compared to other types of soil. The type of soil can make a project substantially more labor intensive.

Ease of accessing the project site. Installing an interlocking concrete paver patio requires equipment, so where it will be located and how simple or complicated it is to access the site plays a role in cost. Are there lots of trees surrounding the site, a septic tank nearby, or is the backyard a bit difficult to access with machinery?

These are some of the most common factors that impact the final cost of a concrete paver patio for homeowners in Walnut Creek, Pleasanton, Brentwood, San Ramon, Berkeley and other cities in the Bay Area. Contact The Paver Guys today to learn more about our products and services, and how we can help you transform your outdoor spaces!