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Old 09-04-2013, 04:56 PM
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We are laying a paver patio around a pool. There is a green round valve box that is behind the swimming pool to cut the water on and off We are laying the pavers next to the cool decking so the valve is right in the middle of our patio It looks like crap to put back green round irrigation box around our nicely placed grey plaza stones pavers I was thinking about spraying the top black but that stand out to. Has anyone ever ran into this problem or do they made a valve cover that will look better there ! Thanks
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Old 09-04-2013, 08:34 PM
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We are laying a paver patio around a pool. There is a green round valve box that is behind the swimming pool to cut the water on and off We are laying the pavers next to the cool decking so the valve is right in the middle of our patio It looks like crap to put back green round irrigation box around our nicely placed grey plaza stones pavers I was thinking about spraying the top black but that stand out to. Has anyone ever ran into this problem or do they made a valve cover that will look better there ! Thanks
Can you make a new cover with a paver?
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Old 09-04-2013, 09:42 PM
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Move the pipe/valve.
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Old 09-05-2013, 10:39 PM
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Move the pipe/valve.
x2 move it
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Old 09-06-2013, 08:41 AM
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It cant be moved have a house on one side and concrete on the other and the patio runs between and 40 ft on both sides
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Old 09-05-2013, 12:49 AM
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Use a color that matches better
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Old 09-06-2013, 01:06 PM
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Ingnore it or replace the cap with something more pleaseing
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Old 09-06-2013, 09:04 PM
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Lower it and have a piece of stone sit solid but removable on top of it.
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Old 09-07-2013, 09:29 AM
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Lower it and have a piece of stone sit solid but removable on top of it.
This is what is would do......, its been a week he must have this patio completed by now...
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Old 09-10-2013, 09:26 PM
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This is what we do with our lights that mount under caps on block walls and I would try this. Take the color paver you would like the cover to be and crumble it into sand particles, rough up the cap with sandpaper, wire brush ect to get the "gloss" off, we use 5 minute epoxy but with a bigger cap like in your description i would use 15 or 30 minute...brush the epoxy onto the cap then sprinkle the paver dust onto the epoxy and let it dry. We don't do this with our under mount lights but you could then thin another batch of epoxy and "clearcoat" the cap. It might be better to try on a sample cap first to test the appearance.
Good Luck...stuff like that on a job really "bumbs" me when I know it hurts the final look of the project,
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