Permeable pavers use a combination of interlocking grids that are laid over a prepared subsurface and one of several fill materials, such as gravel or crushed limestone. Once the fill material is compacted into the grids, it creates a 100% permeable, strong, durable parking surface that is virtually maintenance free.
A parking surface made from permeable pavers requires very little ongoing maintenance, which reduces long-term costs.
Permeable Paver systems have many residential, commercial and industrial applications such as:
- Stormwater management
- Dust control
- Flood mitigation
- Commercial parking lots
- Stormwater detention
- and more.
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