Whats the proper way to do this overlay?

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by Right Touch, Jul 8, 2009.

  1. Right Touch

    Right Touch LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 382

    Im going to be tearing out the steps and possibly doing an overlay on the porch. can the pavers go right up against the wood with an inch of stone dust? and do I just build out from the concrete wall with retaining wall block and use geotex to cover the joint between the block and the concrete? any help would be appreciated

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  2. shovelracer

    shovelracer LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,008

    IMO you should not overlay the existing because it will leave you with a nice 2" threshold to trip over.
  3. zedosix

    zedosix LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,665

    Will you be removing the brick facing as well?
  4. Stone Creations

    Stone Creations LawnSite Member
    Messages: 37

    Listen rip it all out and start from scratch..RT you need a 6" reveal for water and snow..stop running around NJ trying to make all these stoops level with the threshold...lol J/K...nah but really break it down..
  5. Right Touch

    Right Touch LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 382

    hahahahaha! Thats actually why I posted this thread. I wanted to see what everyone else said about this type of situation.

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