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how not to build a raised patio

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by KCLandscape, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. KCLandscape

    KCLandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 524

  2. mattfromNY

    mattfromNY LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Central NY
    Messages: 1,582

    Patio doesn't look bad, looks like the wall has the problems. LOL.
  3. LB1234

    LB1234 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,208

    oh come on...doens't look that bad:laugh:
  4. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,576

    the patio has quite a bit of age to it.

    So, if a contractor did the work - then shame on them.

    But if it was a home owner that did the work - Then maybe they didn't do all that bad.
  5. DynaMow

    DynaMow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 570

    whats the problem?

    That overhang is awesome and one of a kind. Just throw some mulch down and move on!
  6. Danscapes

    Danscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 328

    That's one of those new shear decent patios........ya know like the pools. LOL!
  7. IntegrityGuy

    IntegrityGuy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 781

    haha yeah an infinity patio. you guys should advertise that. :laugh:

    at least it would be very cost affective.
  8. Mid-Ohio Scaper

    Mid-Ohio Scaper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 135

    I read about those new cantilever stone patios but haven't seen one until now. Amazing work!!!:clapping: You should send it in to Modern Marvels.
  9. KCLandscape

    KCLandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 524

    It is a little over a year old. Installed by a local contractor. Who might be getting sued out of business. It is built over a spring w/ no drainage!
  10. DynaMow

    DynaMow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 570

    Anybody that does work like that should be sued, should be out of business, and should be put in jail. Community service maybe.

    I would sentence him to have to work (for free) underneath the contractor who fixes it. Sued and put out of business!!

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