Patio Question??

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by muxx, Dec 3, 2007.

  1. muxx

    muxx LawnSite Member
    Messages: 187

    I have never done this before, but I am very interested in doing this for a living with my lawn care. No one in this area does this work. I built a 12/24 patio with a tiki hut on it. It was made with stones. I used treated 2x4's leveled around, packed it with crush and run gravel and packed it with a vibrator and then laid my rocks. After done laying rock, I swept play sand in between to keep rocks from rocking around. So far so good. Is there something else I should have done different? I also put edging around the rocks to keep them together and keep sand in. Thanks for any input.
  2. bigviclbi

    bigviclbi LawnSite Senior Member
    from nj
    Messages: 900

    Do a search on this forum there are literally hundreds of threads you can read that will help you understand this whole process.
  3. PatriotLandscape

    PatriotLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MA
    Messages: 1,209


    What do you mean by rocks?
  4. Top Dog Pavers

    Top Dog Pavers LawnSite Member
    Messages: 65

    A picture would help...!

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