Proper paver base installation techniques and minimum base depth

Posted by on Apr 15, 2012 in Featured, Installation | 0 comments

A long lasting brick patio, driveway, or walkway is the result of a properly installed base. As with anything, foundation is the key. By the time you’ve finished reading this post on paver base installation you should know almost everything you need to know about properly installing paver base. The first thing we must do is consider the excavation depth. The determining factors include things such as paver thickness and the application of the surface whether it be for pedestrian or vehicular...

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Raised paver patio?? Is it a good idea?

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012 in Featured, Installation | 0 comments

It seems that more and more people are interested in building a raised paver patio. It gives elevation, dimension, and yard separation. What most people don’t know about raised paver patios is the failure rate. In the world of hardscaping (term used to describe the installation of interlocking patios and retaining walls), raised paver patios are among the most difficult installations to pull off successfully. Here is why: The first thing I would suggest is remove all landscapers from your...

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