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Brick Patio Advice

Posted by IamBeam (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 22, 12 at 13:50

I live in Maine where the ground could heave. I want to build a Brick patio in my back yeard about 14x16. I've been collecting bricks that are listed for free on Craigslist. Now I am starting to get close to the amount of bricks I need and I'm looking into everything else.

I don't have a lot of money to spend on this project. Is it possible for me to just lay the bricks down on compacted soil? If I skip the gravel part, how bad do you think it will be?

Any advice is appreciated.

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RE: Brick Patio Advice

You're wasting your time if you don't want to put down a proper base.

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