flagstone to cement

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by lawnboy, Oct 15, 2006.

  1. lawnboy

    lawnboy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 321

    I have a patio to do where the cement is already installed, and they would like to go over it with New york bluestone. On the sides they want cobblestone. Is morter the best way to do this? Looking for some recommendations...
  2. neversatisfiedj

    neversatisfiedj LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,028

    Search the site -this topic has been covered may times.

  3. tthomass

    tthomass LawnSite Gold Member
    from N. VA
    Posts: 3,497

    because you ask...........what is your experience in masonry? and yes, mortar if the pad is in good shape and do NOT warranty it, i wouldn't because its not my pad
  4. RockSet N' Grade

    RockSet N' Grade LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,454

    Reccomendation? They want to go stone because the concrete is cracked and heaving in certain areas? "Know when to hold 'em, Know when to fold 'em, Know when to walk away and Know when to Run...."
  5. lawnboy

    lawnboy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 321

    actually this is brand new cement, they just like the look of the flag on the walk. As far as experience. We lay a lot of walks and patios, but never over the existing cement, that is why I am asking.

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