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solid base for pavers on raised deck

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by rpk252, Apr 1, 2006.

  1. rpk252

    rpk252 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    I plan to construct a small (apx. 150 sq.ft.) raised deck from block with a paver floor. My question is, how should i backfill behind the block(about 5 courses) so that i have proper drainage, but still get a solid base for pavers? Thanks for your help.
     
  2. kris

    kris LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Messages: 1,578

    I would use the same material 3/4 crush that you use for your patio base ... if the whole area is covered with pavers and you have your 2% slope away from the house water should not be an issue.
     

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