How To Build A Raised Paver Patio Designs
Patios provide homeowners with practical outdoor area in which to place chairs and tables for entertainment. Paver patio designs are raised above the surface of the earth ensures that guests do not have to sit in or walk the muddy ground during your visit. Remove the soil from the site of the yard to create a firm foundation for the large patio and its walls.
Fill the trench with a 3-inch layer of gravel. Place the first row of bricks in place in the trench. Place each brick end to end with little or no space in between. Mix a bag of premixed mortar according to package directions in a wheelbarrow or bucket. Apply mortar to the ends of the bricks as well, and smooth the mortar in the joints after placing a brick or two.
Fill the courtyard between the retaining walls with gravel. Compact and level the gravel with manual soil compactor. Cover the gravel with a 2-inch layer of sand masonry – smoothed, leveled and compacted. Tighten the paver patio designs in place on top of the sand layer. Place each end to end paver patio designs with no spaces between the pavers.