Granite Setts

Granite Setts

Granite Setts

  • Granite Setts breef History

  • The original granite setts was a rounded river-washed stone, Which later gave way to the larger and more regular rectangular shaped "granite setts". The name granite cobbles or granite setts is different depending on your location or perception, but the product is basically the same. They might eat the small cobble or the 100mm square can be the large 250mm x 200mm the x 250mm, and can called as granite setts because of is rectangular shape ... but one thing is certain, always they are always in fashion! And there is no better 'entrance statement' than the granite setts beautifully driveway.

  • The choise of Architects

  • Whether granite setts for driveways and paths or larger civic areas; more and more architects and developers are being asked to use good old-fashioned street granite setts, instead of the other less robust and less visually pleasing methods of hard-pave construction. It is the type of floor more resistant and durable on the market, being hard and permeable.

    It would be difficult, if not impossible to find another product that looks the same visually stunning and spectacular as the granite setts to the driveway, patio or recreational area.

  • Are used in

  • Granite setts are widely used to transform otherwise bland open expanses into visually pleasing works of art, and as well as being aesthetically superb they are incredibly robust for every form of foot or vehicle traffic; and when laid can be enjoyed by many generations to come. Common from the 15 th Century onwards, the use of granite setts goes back to Roman times, and they are still evident in most of the historic towns and cities throughout the the world today.

  • Best Alternative
  • Granite setts can be a very good alternative to concrete block paving. Granite will withstand a lot more wear and tear than the equivalent concrete products, and the lovely coloring found in natural granite can not be truly re-created with imitation products.

    Ideally, it needs a large area to do it full justice, and should be at least 2 meters wide when used as a driveway granite setts, otherwise the pattern passe a little bit lost in the floor. However, the setts, such as 100x100mm and the smaller units such as 50x50x50mm, give excellent results over comparatively small areas. Fans laid with contrasting colors.

  • Color Variations:
  • Granite setts can reveal itself in many different colors. Granite quarried from Portugal Has been exported all around the world. The result of this is that we now have a vast array of granite setts in different sizes and colors.

    As in all natural materials, color in granite setts has inherent variations. Granite color is affected by the variances in climatic conditions, and other variations. Another cause of color variation in granite setts may be the natural phenomenon called flowering. Flowering, is a deposit of grass or vegetation that must be removed before placing the granite setts preferably put a layer of cement underneath.

  • Your home path, driveway, garage
  • The project goes through a technical study phase, carried out manually using sketches. We will be there to advise you on the aesthetic choices that will improve the overall appearance of your project realization borders decoration, choice of colors, patterning ...

  • Types of granite setts patterns
  • We have different techniques of instalation:
  •   - Laying pavers straight line;
  •   - Installation arch opposite;
  •   - Installation angle.

  • We recommend that customers installing pavers arch opposite. This is a method that allows pavers less linearly. The work of weight exerted on each pass and is spread over a much larger surface area for better durability and longevity to your pavers. Of course, we respect the choice and adapt to the demands and needs of our customers.

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Granite Setts - Applications

Granite Setts applications number to dozens, which is one factor why they are so loved by owners of commercial establishments and residential properties. Landscaping contractors and architects also highly prefer them for their excellent durability and aesthetic merits. Specifically, they can be used in the following applications:

  • Pathways / WalkwaysWalk with a sense of security and privilege on walkways made by real granite pavers.
  • RotundaIf your property has a rotunda, then using granite to accentuate it will make it more appealing to onlookers.
  • DrivewaysWith granite being a tough Granite Setts material, it can be used to pave driveway lanes. Granite stone pavers can withstand heavy loads and you can surely expect decades of service from your granite stone paved driveway.
  • GaragesWhile poured concrete will do, wouldn’t it be nice to make your driveway more elegant and classy by using granite pavers for its flooring?
  • PatiosAdd a luxurious feel and look to your patio with granite stone paving. You can create practically any theme with the dozens of granite paver colors, finishes, shapes, and textures that you can choose from.

Granite Setts - Videos

Granite Setts - Photos

Browse these Granite Setts photos to get some exciting ideas on how to beautify your property with durable granite: