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Rick, what would you do here. My pavers will be about 5-7”
Hey Rick, what would you do here. My pavers will be about 5-7” above an existing brick paver sidewalk. I plan to replace this sidewalk next spring. I am thinking about extending the pavers to the end … read more
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I'm getting near the end of the patio were I need to install
Hey Rick, I'm getting near the end of the patio were I need to install the edging for my pavers. I could end the pavers where I have ended the pavers that are installed the farthest in the photo but t… read more
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I have a couple questions that are relative to my steps I am
I have a couple questions that are relative to my steps I am building that you have helped me with before.I haven't taken a recent photo but I have showed this photo before. The left side wall is goin… read more
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Here is what I am now thinking for the steps. Original plan was to 90 deg straight out into the patio(from the angled part wall where the tarp is) and build up steps with aggregate. I think I am going… read more
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I have moved the location of my steps. They are going to run
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I have out my elevations for my patio. I am putting down
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I have ripped out my old patio. About to get some sub base
I have ripped out my old patio. About to get some sub base delivered and start with my retaining wall then pavers. I need to install steps, and I want to use stone slabs.When my retaining wall meets w… read more
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Ran into some issues so we are going back to pavers. I on a
Hey Rick, ran into some issues so we are going back to pavers.I laid on a string line yesterday from what would be the top of the patio to the bottom with a slight drop in elevation for drainage. The … read more
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I found a website for the local concrete and stone company.
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If I have a concrete slab and I have enough room to put 5"
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