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Topic by mission76 posted 05-18-2010 05:42 AM 3270 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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mission76

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05-18-2010 05:42 AM

Hey all, my bid was accepted on a home. The first thing I’m going to have to do is redo the walkway from at least the front door to the garage since it is in really bad hape and some of the slate steps are loose and will give way to my first lawsuit as a homeoner when someone falls off htem!

Anyway, from what I have read, pavers are a good do it yourself project. From the books and videos I’ve watched it seems to be straightforward and the only real problem I forsee is with dealing with the steps. I cannot find any videos that show how steps are made with pavers. Do you have to use cement or some other adhesive that you normally wouldn’t use? Or do the steps just get reinforced with other bricks?



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GMman

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08-12-2010 12:25 AM

I have pefad cement steps works fine.
Pavement they use a steel frame and fill them with gravel then about 2 to 3 in. of pave on top.

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GMman

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08-12-2010 12:26 AM

Have a look at my photos on Garden Tenders you can see my cement steps.

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WilliamEthen

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11-10-2011 11:15 AM

A stone paver step can finish off any patio and provide a solid safe step out of a patio door. But before you turn around and pay a professional to do it, by just following a few easy steps you can have the finished look you are after. In less than a weekend you can install a paver step of your choice.
sealing pavement

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jstatham027

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10-03-2021 04:23 PM

The last item is the driveway topping. Driveways are not usually asphalt paved within the first few years to allow the road bed to completely settle into place. The same of paver stones, concrete or other decorative surface materials. A six inch thick layer of a stone material known as DOT Item 4 placed on top of the bare earth and then compacted with a heavy duty roller will last for a good long time while providing a great driveway. Tarmac can help you to color it to resemble a more expensive material such as pavers and different stones, while keeping within budget and ensuring a strong driveway for years to come.

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