Paving Contractor Near Baxter Estates

Driveway Pavers: Different Options for Your Nassau County Home

For more than 30 years, Nassau County homeowners have been trusting AB Masonry for their paving stone needs. As a fully insured, family-owned and operated paving contractor who has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, when you choose us to install your pavers, you can have confidence knowing that you’ll receive outstanding results. Whether you’re looking to install driveway pavers, patio pavers, a paving stone pool surround – or any other paving stone hardscape – contact a company that will always put your satisfaction as their first priority.

When it comes to driveways, concrete and asphalt have always been popular choices. While both are durable, have a pretty long life expectancy (up to 20 years, when properly maintained) and are relatively cost-effective, they’re kind of bland and boring. If you’re installing a new driveway in your Baxter Estates, NY home, there’s a much better material that you should consider: pavers.

The Benefits of Driveway Pavers

Pavers are as durable – if not more so – than concrete and asphalt. They’re available in a myriad of colors and styles that can be combined to make virtually any type of design you can imagine, so from an aesthetic standpoint, driveway pavers definitely beat asphalt and concrete. And while the initial price is higher, maintenance costs are a lot lower, so they’re actually more cost-effective than asphalt and concrete in the long run.

If you want a driveway that reflects your own personal style and you’d like to boost the curb appeal of your Baxter Estates, NY property, pavers are definitely the way to go. But what type of pavers can you use for your driveway? Here’s a look at three different types of options to consider.


Pavers that are comprised of concrete are among the most popular types of pavers used in driveways. These pavers are created by molding concrete into the shape of bricks. They’re available in a wide range of colors and styles, so you can really create a one-of-a-kind design for your Nassau County driveway. With a strength rating of 8,000 pounds-per-square-inch, concrete pavers are a lot more durable than a concrete slab, so your driveway will last a log longer. With and proper care, they can maintain their look and function for up to 50 years.


Brick pavers are made of baked clay that has been molded into various shapes and sizes. Like other types of pavers, brick driveway pavers are also available in a variety of colors. They’re quite durable, too; the strength rating of brick pavers is around 12,000 pounds-per-square-inch, so if you intend on parking heavy vehicles in your driveway, these are a great option. However, while they can withstand a great deal of weight, they are more susceptible to the effects of weather, as precipitation and direct sunlight can breakdown clay over time. That doesn’t mean that they won’t last you a long time though; a clay paver driveway has an average lifespan of about 30 years.


If you’re looking for the most durable driveway pavers, cobblestone is definitely the material that you should consider. Cobblestone pavers are made of natural stone, so they can withstand even more weight than their concrete and brick cousins; they weather the elements better, too. Snow, sleet, rain, and extreme temperatures are no match for cobblestone pavers. Given that Nassau County experiences all types of weather, a cobblestone driveway is a perfect choice for your Baxter Estates, NY driveway. If you intend on parking heavier vehicles – trucks, campers, trailers, etc. – on your driveway, cobblestones are the right choice for you. And, since they’re made of natural stone, they have their own distinctive look that will really take your curb appeal to the next level. Another major plus: cobblestone driveway pavers can last for up to 100 years or more, and it’s more likely that the base of the driveway will give out before the pavers themselves do!

Driveway Paver Installation: Hire a Paving Contractor or Do-It-Yourself?

Now that you know the different types of driveway pavers that are available, you’re probably wondering if you should do the job yourself or if you should hire a professional. While yes, masonry retailers and home improvement stores do offer pavers and there are tons of DIY videos and how-to articles and books out there that provide detailed instructions, having your driveway pavers installed by a professional is a much better option than the DIY approach.

Not only do professional paving contractors have the knowledge and experience that’s necessary to properly install driveway pavers, but they also have access to better quality tools, equipment, and materials. Not to mention the fact that installing a driveway is a pretty big job. It’s time-consuming, labor-intensive, and if you make a mistake, there’s a chance that your driveway will be poorly installed; something you definitely don’t want to risk. Plus, given the heavy lifting and heavy machinery that’s involved, injuries are a definite possibility. And, if you make a mistake, you may end up having to call in a professional anyway.

For the highest quality and longest-lasting results possible, nix the DIY approach and hire a professional Nassau County paving contractor.

Contact Nassau County’s Most Trusted Masonry Contractors: AB Masonry

When it comes to driveway pavers, you want to choose a company that you can have complete confidence in. AB Masonry is a family-owned and operated masonry contractor that has been servicing the Baxter Estates, NY community for more than 30 years. We offer a huge selection of driveway pavers in an assortment of colors, sizes, and styles from the best manufacturers in the industry. Our professionally trained technicians use the most advanced tools and equipment to ensure expert installation. For durable and long-lasting results at a fair and affordable price, contact AB Masonry for all of your paver needs.

To discuss your project, learn more about our process, or to receive a free price quote, get in touch with us today! Give us a call at 516-334-6168 and one of our friendly and competent professionals will be more than happy to answer all of your questions. With AB Masonry, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that your driveway pavers will be installed by Nassau County’s most trusted masonry professionals.

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Dominick Berasti

Dominick Berasti

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Long Island's Best Masonry Contractor •  Ranked #1 In Poolscape Design •  Best Driveway Contractor In Nassau County


Customer Satisfaction Is Our Priority

A.B. Masonry Contractors is a family-owned business specializing in installations of all paving stone products, concrete and asphalt paving, privacy fence and all hardscape and landscape needs for residential or commercial properties. We take great pride in all our work and customer satisfaction is our main priority. With AB Masonry Contractors you will receive a free estimate directly from an owner who is always on site during the construction process – from start to finish.

We use only the finest stone materials and have long standing relationships with the best mason yards, cement plants and general contractors in Nassau County on Long Island.

We are fully licensed and insured in Nassau County, New York and are a proud member of the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating.

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