Revamping Front Pathway With Pavers & Modern Design

A home’s entrance is a very unique place. The pathway to home’s front door should be welcoming and pleasant to the homeowners and guests alike.

We installed a paver walkway recently and we captured the evolution of the project from demolition to the final product.

As always in a project like this, we started with some demolition. We tore up the original concrete pathway from the driveway to the front porch.

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The work space is a straight shot from the door to the drive way, which allowed us to incorporate a little creative design into the project.

The next step is to flatten the dirt area. We do this so, for one, the pathway lies flat, and two, the area will not collect water when it rains.


In any pathway we install, there has to be a base layer of gravel. It is critical that the gravel is the correct thickness and properly compacted to prevent settling.

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Once the gravel is compacted, the next step is to begin laying the pavers.


We used pavers with a varying degree of color and size. Each paver had to be cut on the edge to form the flowing curve of the walk. The home was a brick home, which presented a base palate to build off of for the walkway.



Here is the project near completion. You can see we added some beautiful design elements to the walkway that will add so much to this home’s entry. The¬†lawn had to be regraded and seeded.

This paver pathway added so much aesthetic interest to the property. Next up, designing some great landscaping to bolster the flowerbed between the home and the pathway.

Would you like to revamp the walkway leading to your front door? Contact Brentwood Landscape & Design and let us design a project for you.