How to build a stone outdoor patio?


Most people that are handy believe that they can build almost anything. Why? The conventional thinking is to save money or simply they just enjoy the challenge! So, what is the proper way to construct a stone patio? To start, you must find an area on your property that is going to make sense to place the patio. Some considerations include drainage, grade, and proximity to trees and your home. Secondly, you will need a lot of shovel power or access to a bobcat. Regardless of the type of stone or paver your choose, you will need to level the land where you want to place the patio with a slight pitch to move water the direction you want it to go. You will then need to purchase and install crushed ABC stone, aggregate, screening and then tamp it all do0wn. Ideally you want to build a 4″ – 6″ base prior to putting your stone or pavers down. Once you lay out your patio stones, then an ideal solution is to spread polymeric sand and allow it to harden. These should be useful steps for those that want to tackle this themselves. For professional installation and some great photo ideas, go to http://www.charlotte.archadeck.comor

Paver patio with stone firepit in Charlotte

Archadeck of Charlotte designed an built this stone paver patio with a stone outdoor fire pit

http://www.archadeckofcharlotte.com.

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