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My first paver install.

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by KeystoneLawn&Landscaping, Oct 2, 2012.

  1. KeystoneLawn&Landscaping

    KeystoneLawn&Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
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    The finishing around the patio/walk still needs completed. A gravel bed around hedge, new soil and grass along walk and patio, and a final joint sand on the edges.

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  2. amscapes03

    amscapes03 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 398

    Loose the paver slivers in your (radius) soldier course. Make wedges from whole pavers.
     
  3. KeystoneLawn&Landscaping

    KeystoneLawn&Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 774

    They are pie shaped wedges cut from whole pavers. Thanks for the input.
     
  4. KeystoneLawn&Landscaping

    KeystoneLawn&Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 774

    After thought, I think I misunderstood what you meant. You meant I should have cut many pie wedges to make the curve instead of filling the gaps! Again, thanks for the input. That would be much more uniform in appearance.
     
  5. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,480

    the slivers are a no no.

    But glad to see you used filter fabric!
     
  6. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,787

    X3 on the cheesecake pieces but i like that pattern. Cst pavers?
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  7. KeystoneLawn&Landscaping

    KeystoneLawn&Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 774

    Yea, they are startford pavers from RI lampus. Each repeating module has 7 pieces in it.
     
  8. swampdonk

    swampdonk LawnSite Member
    Messages: 7

    Just curious as to why people use fabric. I have never used it and have had zero problems with sand sifting or any other issues. Maybe it's because we use class 2 road base under our sand. Just curious.
     
  9. blakescape

    blakescape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 108

  10. KeystoneLawn&Landscaping

    KeystoneLawn&Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 774

    Most times they it is inexpensive insurance for extending the life of the base. It is necessary where there is clay or silts. There was some clay content in this location.
     

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