How to Repair a Brick Walkway

There are a number of materials that can be chosen for a walkway, including stone or concrete. However, brick is a classical material that is still selected by many homeowners due to its strength, durability and beauty. It is the perfect walkway material for homes or buildings that already use brick siding.

What are Brick Walkways?

A brick walkway is the path that property owners and their guests use to enter or leave a building. It should be wide, well lit and easy to use. Brick is the material of choice for many walkways because people who walk on it are less prone to slipping since it is water resistant and it also resists the elements well.

When Do You Need Brick Walkways in New Jersey?

  • When you want a material that is environmentally friendly: Even though brick manufacture requires a lot of heat, it is energy efficient and eco-friendly over the long term. Due to the fact that New Jersey and the Tri-State area have soil that is rich in clay, much of the brick which is used in home construction there is produced locally. This saves a tremendous amount of money and energy on long distance transport costs.
  • When you want strength and longevity: Brick is one of the strongest and most long lasting construction materials that money can buy. In fact, it isn’t unusual for a walkway made from brick to remain standing for centuries, and if it is maintained periodically it can last even longer. It resists the harsh climate which is common in the northeast during winter along with insects or fire.
  • You want a material that is low maintenance: A brick walkway, unlike other materials, does not require a whole lot of upkeep. Brick is extremely robust, and as such all that may be required every now and then is power washing.
  • You want a walkway which complements your brick home: If you’re the owner of a historic home that is made from brick, it simply doesn’t make sense to design your walkway with any other material. A brick walkway is the perfect way to complement a brick home as the material is very pleasing to the eye. Its brownish, reddish color is natural and very rustic in appearance, and will give your home a timeless appeal which will boost its market value over time.

Why Choose Affordable Home Services for NJ Brick Walkways?

Those who are in need of a new brick walkway or the repair of an existing one should look no further than Affordable Home Services. For decades we have been New Jersey’s most trusted construction firm, having worked on hundreds of different projects, all of which were successfully completed. Our success has earned us a GAF-certified Master Elite certification, an accolade which is only reserved for the most prestigious contractors. Don’t take chances with unproven construction teams or fly by night operations, instead choose an experienced contractor with a proven track record of success. Simply call (973) 473-4830 or email us at info@affordablehomeservicesnj.com.

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