Paver Patios

Tricia Craven Worley on stone and brick patio

Cleaning and Sealing a Brick or Stone Patio

Watch this video for tips on when and how to clean and seal a brick, stone, or other type of masonry patio.

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Comosite patio pavers

Composite Pavers Made from Recycled Materials

Watch this video to find out about Azek Vast composite pavers, which are made from up to 95% recycled materials, weigh less than concrete pavers, and are easy to install.

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Danny Lipford in driveway in front of Kuppersmith house

Kuppersmith Home Renovation Project 9: Floor and Paver Patio

The Kuppersmith home renovation project follows the extensive renovation of a two-story, Tudor style home built in 1926 in Mobile, Alabama. In the ninth of our 13-part series, we finish the heart pine floors and install a paver patio.

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Marking utility lines

Building a Patio Over Buried Utility Lines

Laura asks, “We want to enlarge our patio, but there are buried utility lines running through the area. What should we do?”

Depending on the lines, you may be able to build your patio over them. Read on to find out more.

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Paver patio

How to Install Pavers Over a Concrete Patio Without Mortar

“I have a small poured concrete patio that I’d like to cover with brick pavers. Can I do this without using mortar?”

Yes, you can lay a paver patio over a concrete slab using a sand base. Read on to find out how.

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Applying Brick Pavers to a Concrete Slab Patio in a Cold Climate

William asks, “Can I attach brick pavers to a concrete patio slab using mortar in a cold climate, or will winter freezes and thaws cause problems?”

As long as the pavers are put down during warm weather, they should be fine. Read on to find out more.

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Laying pavers on sand

Installing a Paver Patio at the Kuppersmith Project House

To create an area for outdoor entertaining at the Kuppersmith Project house, a paver patio was installed between the back porch and garage. The process involved putting down a layer of filter fabric, followed by crushed stone, sand, and the pavers. Watch this video to find out more.

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Tractor grading lot at the Kuppersmith Project house

How to Grade a Lot and Excavate for a Driveway or Paver Patio

In order for the lot on the Kuppersmith Project house to drain properly, a tractor was used to grade the ground so it sloped away from the house and any rainwater runoff flowed away from the foundation. Watch this video to find out more.

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