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How to Build a Brick Paver Patio in Your Yard

A brick paver patio is much more attractive than a bland concrete slab. Laying a patio made from brick pavers makes a good DIY project for your home. Watch this video to find out more.

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Danny Lipford using a wet saw to cut tile.

Cutting Tile or Brick with a Wet Saw

If you’re planning on installing a ceramic tile floor or brick patio, renting a wet saw to cut the material can make the project go faster and look more professional. Wet saws employ a specially designed blade to cut through the tile or brick, with water circulated over the blade to cool down the blade.

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Filling Joints in Patio Pavers

The joints between patio pavers are usually filled with sand, which has a tendency to wash out of the cracks over time. PowerLoc Jointing Sand from Quikrete is a polymer based product that prevents it from washing out or cracking. Simply pour it out and sweep the jointing sand diagonally into the cracks with a push broom. To lock it in place, mist the surface down with water from a sprayer, going over it three times within an hour, and let dry.

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How to Lay a Paver Patio

Spending time outdoors in the backyard is a great way to relax. However, a suitable place for the barbecue grill, table, and chairs is a must. Watch this video to find out how to lay a paver patio for your yard.

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How to Make a Screed Board

Whether you’re creating a brick landing for a new set of steps or forming a small brick path, you first need to use a screed to level and smooth the surface. Watch this video to find out how to make a screed.

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