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If you adhere a product to a surface that is cracked or will most likely crack (i.e. concrete) then that product since it is adhered to the surface beneath will also crack. A thin paver field is NOT adhered to the existing deck! The interlocking system that is utilized with a thin paver installation in conjunction with the joint sand produces a surface that can float on the deck beneath all the while staying even smooth and crack-less! I mentioned that the field is not adhered in the previous paragraph however there has to be interior and exterior edge restraints to keep the field from moving. The first step to installing pavers on your pool deck is to secure the interior of the paver field with coping which are the bull nose pieces set around the perimeter of the pool itself. The coping pieces are cemented to the deck and grouted.
Concrete interlocking pavers have exceptional physical properties and allow for more than 4 times the strength of regular concrete. Standard concrete slabs have weight capacity of around 2000 psi while brick pavers can easily carry up to 8000 psi weights. Due to this concrete pavers are more durable and last for a very long time. Pavers are even more durable than asphalt poured concrete and stamped concrete. These days you can buy paver stones in many different sizes colors and shapes. Therefore they have become more versatile. In simple terms they allow you to create incredible patterns in your walkways and driveways. Some pavers even have smooth edges while others display unique designs making them the perfect choice for interlocking.
The objective is to have a large grilling area capable of feeding a crowd. Also common are counters for preparation and portable outdoor bars refrigerators and ice makers. Youll also need cupboards to store your outdoor glassware and dishes. Much of your entertaining will be done at night and your patio should be well lit. Get creative by illuminating trees pillars stairs or other areas of your home. Try a new technique called moonlighting that creates a subtle glow on the tops of trees. Save energy and cost with the use of low voltage lighting that uses very little power.
First stop is the companys website. Youll find info about how long the company has been in business the neighborhoods in which they work and testimonials. Top-notch contractors will also educate you about paver installation on their websites. Next do a web search for Reviews and the companys name. That will bring up reviews from Google Yelp Yellow pages and more. Take the time to read them. Checking whether the firm is a member of a trade organization that emphasis continuing education professionalism and environmental protection. And always ask to see former client projects in your area. If the contractor has an online portfolio of completed projects you can do see their work as well as getting ideas for your own.