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Old 05-15-2012, 07:07 PM
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Drainage under paver patio

We're looking to have a patio installed and I've had a couple of quotes. Some have said we need drainage pipes under the patio, others have said the sand and gravel will do enough...
What are your thoughts? Attached are pictures of today during the rain....

I just want to know if I should spend the money on drainage or if it's not necessary.

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Old 05-15-2012, 07:18 PM
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Put up the pictures again. They aren't displaying.
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Old 05-15-2012, 07:27 PM
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I forgot to add pictures!
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Old 05-15-2012, 11:33 PM
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I'd say whoever is recommending drainage under the patio has deal with this type of issues before and knows what will happen to the patio in the future, also make sure they attach the gutters as well now is the best time.
Enjoy you patio
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Give us a call 203-494-7816 ill be in fairfield today and would happily come out and discuss your options.

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Give us a call 203-494-7816 ill be in fairfield today and would happily come out and discuss your options.

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I usually don't get home until after 5:30pm...what company are you with?
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:26 AM
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I usually don't get home until after 5:30pm...what company are you with?
I'm with Two Brothers Yard Care if your still interested give me a call we can set up a meeting, I have some ideas that could work out and be a lot better.
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Sand and class 5 should be enough for drainage. Just make sure the patio itself has drainage and that start with the class 5 and a laser level. example: Where you want all the water to drain should be the lowest point around an inch. And at the other end of the patio should be at 3 inches and dropping a 1/4 to 1/8 of an inch every 10 feet down to that inch I mentioned earlier!
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:21 AM
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Sand and class 5 should be enough for drainage. Just make sure the patio itself has drainage and that start with the class 5 and a laser level. example: Where you want all the water to drain should be the lowest point around an inch. And at the other end of the patio should be at 3 inches and dropping a 1/4 to 1/8 of an inch every 10 feet down to that inch I mentioned earlier!
So there's no need for actual drains under the patio with the gutter downspouts tied it (to get the gutter water off of the patio).
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