How to Build a Patio - An easy Do it Yourself Project
Published on Aug 26, 2016
Building a Patio -EASY?!? Yes- we show you how to build a Cut-less (YES NO CUTS!!) paver patio. How to Prepare the foundation soils, the base soils and the sand base. This is about as easy as a DIY backyard Patio can get. More info Here: http://dirtmonkeyu.com/how-to-build-a-patio/
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falascoj97 - 1 day ago
Awesome job well done. Great tips!
donatospoony - 4 days ago
I am making a 40' curvy sidewalk (3' wide) in my backyard . Toronto. I will do it my self. Screening on clay. "Generally speaking " what will cost more, concrete or affordable pavers? I would probably use bags of ready mix if I make the concrete. Second question, which shape pavers are the most forgiving to making slight radius's so I won't have to rent a concrete saw ? Is it even possible to lay pavers to make slight radius's. (Just use a little extra poly-sand)
John JohnG - 2 weeks ago
This is do it yourself? Machines, tools, etc... where do I get all of this? I think you better come over and do it for me. Way too complex, dude. lol
Free Man - 2 weeks ago
I need a new plate compactor, can anyone recommend a good one. Can I get away with 1,500 lb compactor
gowdaflow - 3 weeks ago
Another great video Stan! Will count on them when doing my patio
Gabbi Solar Powered - 3 weeks ago
Loved this video! So helpful thanks for the tips!
Kristian Ludvigsen - 3 weeks ago
In denmark we use 0-8 mm gravel in the top of the base. Rest is the same thing with some variation depending on the job. I love cut.less easy to lay, and looks way better. My OCD cant handle to many cuts, and i always try to hide them in corners etc.
Bobby Banshee - 4 weeks ago
To vs. Too. Learn it; use it.
ksdkjsakjfkj - 4 weeks ago
Yea that was the easiest Diy project I came across. Classic click bait switch
Nat Helm - 4 weeks ago
Are you trying to be Richard Rollins from gas monkey garage?
Aligums - 1 month ago
Very good video. I will be subbing!!
adventuretime19781 - 1 month ago
Waiting for the easy part
Leonard Martin - 1 month ago
Hey monkey, great stuff!! I'm putting in a small above ground pond, probably 6'x4'. This will be of wood construction. I'm guessing approximately 2000 lbs. I'mputtingit on a small paver patio. How deep should I dig??
jimw1960 - 1 month ago
you forgot to talk about edge restraint.
DENISE JOY - 2 months ago
Thank you so much. I am getting ready to build a patio myself and this video helped clarify a lot. However, I would like more information on the preparation starting on the measurament. So I need to frame the area with 2 x 4s?
Phillip Sexton - 2 months ago
some of your newer stuff says use poly sand. Did you change your mind?
Riverside - 2 months ago
Nice, thank you.
John - 2 months ago
Great video! Question: I want to raise my patio 2.5 feet with clean fill. How would deal with this? 1000 lb compacter on base plus for every 8 or 9 inches of fill? Please let me know. Thanks
Dirt Works - 2 months ago
Great video. The same principals apply to big dirt jobs as they do to these patios. A good base is crucial and he does it Right.
Matthew Winik - 2 months ago
If you were going to put a seating wall around that patio, would you have installed the wall first? Also, would the wall act as your edge restraint and therefore wouldn't need an edge restraint where the pavers meet the wall? Does the base for the wall need to be lower than the base for the pavers so that the wall is partially buried? Thanks.
Pedro cruz - 3 months ago
Same in Florida state?
Pied Piper - 3 months ago
I really enjoyed this video and the patio is beautiful. But I must share, to make you all laugh as I did, realizing I don't know paving terminology. I had watched several videos and heard the word Cutlass used several times, but saw no resemblance to the pavers or styles being discussed. (I grew up with a multitude of car-geeks). So I hadn't figured out until I watched your video, that it is a cut-less patio. DRRR! I laughed out loud when I realized what I was hearing was so simple, but my car-geek brain had auto-defined (intentional) the word as Cutlass, as in Oldsmobile! Thanks for the video and the laugh at myself.
Aaron Jansen - 4 months ago
Pedro Gabriel Contreras Escobedo - 4 months ago
Hey Stan, i really enjoyed your video, i got 1 question and will be helpful if you could answer it, i have a concrete patio but i would like to have a stone patio instead, do you recommend to install it over the concrete or to remove the concrete and then instal the stone? Regards!
Brittney Jones - 4 months ago
Poly Sand keeps weeds and grass from encroaching in between pavers, also makes wetseal a lot easier. Sand finish is good if you're working in a arid environment. Poly Sand works better in humid areas. At least as far as I've found.
ملوك الترجمة - 4 months ago
OMG just shut up and get to the point.
kevinboo2000 - 5 months ago
So if I have a heavy clay soil and I cant drive a spike into the ground you consider that good soil ? Id rather install on sandy soils all day ! its more about drainage than a hard ground
nova396 - 5 months ago
Is the 1 inch of sand underneath "regular sand" too?
MrS10lover - 5 months ago
company i work for we use hpb (high performance base) in stead on 3/4 crush and run and screenings it is 98% compact when you dump it it easy to work with and lets the water drain better.
Curtis Jennings - 6 months ago
This guy is the best