Patio paving slabs – Many people look to patios made of natural stone as cheaper alternatives to the purchase of cut stones. However, when you have the time and additional materials needed to install non-rectangular paving consider, you pay quickly just as much and perhaps more money than if you had installed geometric pavers. Count the patio site in the chosen length and width. Remove about 6 centimeters of soil in the patio site to allow sufficient space for thicker slate plates. Level of the ground within the excavated area by the removal of high points and then compact the soil tamping with a mechanical ground.
Place a 3-inch layer of gravel in the patio site. The compact layer of gravel with the mechanical tamp to create a solid basis for the patio paving slabs. Set the first plate in position in a corner of the patio website. Try to use a plate with a 90-degree angle can be coils are placed in the corner of the excavated site patio. Rotate the plate so that the flattest side facing upwards.
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Note how the first plate is in the patio paving slabs site. You want to set the plate to almost perfectly level with and between ½ and 1 centimeter of rock stabbing above the level of the surrounding soil. Use a rubber mallet to tap the slate in place on the gravel layer. Continue with stones in place during the excavated patio site, leaving gaps no wider than 1 inch. It may be necessary to piece together smaller rocks to fit around shapes in larger rocks.