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i am starting a new project next week. i have a set of 3 granite steps with a landing and another set of 3 more granite steps. I was thinking laying 3-4" of crushed stone and 2" of stone dust and on top of that the granite step. That this sound correct? i really need some advice.
03-29-2005, 08:18 PM
sounds allright i use sand though make sure you slant your step just a little for drainage.
is it better to use sand instead of stone dust?
03-31-2005, 08:58 AM
i really think you should use sand over stone dust in this application dust is used for porus paving systems i.e. ergo
04-03-2005, 10:41 AM
I went to a vaersa-lok seminar last week and they mentioned to never use stone dust for anything, either walls or patios.
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Thanks! I will try to attend to one of those seminars. Did they mentioned to used sand instead of stone dust. What was the reason for not using stone dust??
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