compact joint sand?

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by combine76, Oct 25, 2009.

  1. combine76

    combine76 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 14

    Been a while since my last paver patio. After leveling base, screeding sand and laying all of our pavers, do you compact pavers first to acheive interlock or spread polymeric over pavers then compact? I'll probably be thinking DOHHH after a few responses. Thanks
  2. greatinmulchbeds

    greatinmulchbeds LawnSite Member
    Posts: 137

    compact pavers first, this allows the bedding sand to creep up into the bottom half of the joints then spread your polymeric

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