The Self Build Self Help Site Build Process - Landscaping

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Build Process - Landscaping
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Make sure, when preparing for flagstones and block pavers, to compact the sub-base properly. An excellent source of help is at pavingexpert.com.

We have followed their advice on using the pre-compacted method of preparing the bedding layer and it is excellent.

Picture of landscaping

Picture of landscaping

If the preparation around drain covers is poor then the block pavers will sink with use, possibly many inches. Compact well around the drain covers and haunch with concrete.

Picture of landscaping

Picture of landscaping

Picture of landscaping

Picture of landscaping

Picture of landscaping

Picture of landscaping

Picture of block paviers

Picture of landscaping

Picture of landscaping

Picture of landscaping

Picture of landscaping

Make sure, when preparing for flagstones and block pavers, to compact the sub-base properly. An excellent source of help is at pavingexpert.com

We have followed their advice on using the pre-compacted method of preparing the bedding layer and it is excellent.

Picture of landscaping

Picture of landscaping

If the preparation around drain covers is poor then the block pavers will sink with use, possibly many inches. Compact well around the drain covers and haunch with concrete.

Picture of landscaping

Picture of landscaping

Picture of landscaping

Picture of landscaping

Picture of landscaping

Picture of landscaping