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Paver Patio Base?

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by djmn, Jul 23, 2006.

  1. djmn

    djmn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 21

    Hey I'm getting some conflicting info on what to use for a paver patio base. Some people are saying Class 2 rock and others are saying Class 5. Whats the difference between the two and which would be better?
    Also, I've been told to use 4 in of base material. Is this enough?
  2. upidstay

    upidstay LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Messages: 1,575

    I like stone dust. Rent a mechanical tamper. Put down 6 inches, tamp it down to 2 or more. Repeat.

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