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New Patio

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by SouthJerseyLawns, Jun 19, 2006.

  1. SouthJerseyLawns

    SouthJerseyLawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    Hey all,

    I have a 10 X 20 section that I want to put in a patio. If I were to do it myself, what would be cheaper? Pavers, bricks, stamped concrete? I can get help from people who know what they are doing I just need to know as far as materials.
  2. Pavers Plus

    Pavers Plus LawnSite Member
    Messages: 83

    Not sure how you would go about doing stamped concrete without the pattern stamps. Also, stamped concrete will crack.

    I'd go with concrete pavers, but maybe I'm a little biased towards pavers since I sell them.
  3. Dreams To Designs

    Dreams To Designs LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,406

    If you ant cheap, concrete will be the answer. If you want long lasting beauty and durability, tough to beat pavers if installed properly. Bricks, a in clay bricks, unless intended for foot traffic, are not going to do well as a walking surface for the long term. For such a small area, 200 sqft, and you are going to supply the labor, should cost you less than $2000.


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