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How to Level Your Stepping-Stone Walkway

By: Joe Truini

Simple Solutions

How to level your stepping-stone walkway

I laid this stepping-stone path earlier this year and I loved everything about it, except there’s a problem with a couple of these stones.

Because of settling, a couple of them are rocking, and that creates a tripping hazard.

So, I’m gonna repair them! All you need to do is get yourself some sand — that’s all.

I found the easiest, quickest way is just pouring in some sand. Buy a big bag of sand at the home center and spread it out to help level out the stone — and then simply flip over the stone and put it back in.

Ordinarily, you use a rubber mallet; in this case, I’ll use a dead blow hammer to pound this stone down into the sand.

You want to leave the stone a little high; over time, after a few rainstorms, the sand will settle in.

And now your stepping stone path is perfectly safe!

Watch the video above to see Joe’s Simple Solution.


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How to Level Your Stepping-Stone Walkway