For homeowners beginning to plan out their new outdoor living space, choosing the right materials is often one of the biggest challenge. Aside from proper installation, the final combination of materials impacts the overall space more than anything else.
What is Beacon Hill Flagstone?
The process usually involves selecting a main paver—referred to as the field—and one to three accent pavers for use in borders and inlays. For projects here in the Hudson Valley, a very popular ‘field’ paver is Unilock’s Beacon Hill Flagstone. Unilock is a premier manufacturer of concrete pavers and wall systems located in Brewster, NY and Beacon Hill is one of their best sellers. The paver is extremely versatile, perfect for everything from small walkways to elaborate pool decks and driveways.
Beacon Hill comes in 3 sizes all packed together and is offered is a nice collection of soft, subtle colors that work well with the Hudson Valley’s natural landscape. The realistic surface texture resembles that of natural PA bluestone or flagstone which makes mixing the material together with other pavers a dream. But this is where the hard part comes in.
What pavers work well as a border or accent for Unilock’s Beacon Hill Flagstone?
One of the most effective ways to take an outdoor living space from good to great is by introducing borders, accents, and inlays. Unilock manufacturers some of the best accent pavers on the market today, but there are 3 that work amazingly well with Beacon Hill. Consider using one of these pavers as border on the outside edge of a patio, pool deck, or walkway. Want to make it truly special? Also include an inlayed rug design by the outdoor fireplace or outdoor kitchen area. Check out more on making your patio special with paver patterns here.
Popular Border and Accent Pavers for Beacon Hill Flagstone
COURTSTONE by Unilock
European Cobblestone meets its match with Courtstone. Most popular amongst Hudson Valley homeowners in the Basalt color, Courtstone has a sheen to the surface that bounces beautifully off Beacon Hill’s soft touch. Works great as a double running border course around patio and paver rug inlays.
COPTHORNE by Unilock
An elegant, yet timeless, paver that’s thin shape makes it perfect for creating accents. Most popular in the burgundy colors, Copthorne’s old world brick feel works perfect with the naturalistic textures of Beacon Hill
SERIES 3000 by Unilock
Get the look of an exposed aggregate finish with the strength of a concrete paver. Series 3000 is not typically used by itself here in the Hudson Valley, but makes for a powerful design accent when paired with Beacon Hill Flagstone. The Black Granite color is truly spectacular and is often the accent color of choice for Dutchess County homeowners.
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