What do you use as your paver base..

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by MJK, Sep 15, 2013.

  1. MJK

    MJK LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 356

    21 AA Crushed Concrete or 21 AA Limestone?
  2. promower

    promower LawnSite Bronze Member
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    We use 6"'s of 3/4" with fines gravel and the a half inch of limestone screenings
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  3. skorum03

    skorum03 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Class 2 or Class 5 gravel base. Or sometimes recycled concrete. 6 inches deep.

    YardBros Outdoors
  4. jmkr02

    jmkr02 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Depends on what kind of pavers.
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  5. zedosix

    zedosix LawnSite Silver Member
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    10" of granular 3/4" minus, 1" coarse grain sand.
  6. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
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    all these replies are foreign to me.

    different areas have different names.

    If this were MY forum, I'd have a cross reference chart........

  7. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Grass clippings.......
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  8. Barnabas

    Barnabas LawnSite Member
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    Residential patio... separation fabric, 4" compacted cr6, 1" concrete washed sand.
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  9. fosters hardscapes

    fosters hardscapes LawnSite Member
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    3/4 limestone for the first 6 inches with course sand on the top 2 inches firmly packed mainly in my area but depending on soil moisture and rate of flow with drainage it changes.
  10. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
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    RCA all day

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