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How to Install Pavers Over a Concrete Patio Without Mortar

“I have a small poured concrete patio that I’d like to cover with brick pavers. Can I do this without using mortar?”

Yes, you can lay a paver patio over a concrete slab using a sand base. Read on to find out how.
Brick paver walk

How to Choose Between Brick and Concrete Pavers

Anita asks, “What's the difference between brick and concrete paving stones?”

Both brick and concrete pavers are installed the same way and offer years of use and durability, but there are important differences. Read on to find out more.
Danny Lipford laying pavers for patio.

How to Lay Brick Pavers on a Concrete Slab Porch

To improve the look of a concrete slab porch, a layer of solid brick pavers can be added on top of the existing slab. Watch this video to find out how to go about it.
filling joints in patio pavers

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.
Using metal pipe and a screed board to even the sand base for a paver patio.

Paver Patio Sand Base Leveling Tip

Watch this video to find out how to level the sand base for a paver patio using metal pipes and a screed board.
patio pavers

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.

4 DIY Ideas for Creating a Patio on a Budget

The official start of summer is just around the corner. If your outdoor space isn't quite ready for entertaining, we have four ways you can punch up your patio on a budget.
Set of three Pavestone pavers chairs on a patio in Glassboro, New Jersey

High-End Patio Seating: How to Create Chairs with Pavers

Pavestone Company designed these chairs JUST for Today's Homeowner! And we're sharing how to build them right here. 😎
Concrete patio

3 Tips to Lengthen Your Concrete Patio’s Life

A concrete patio is beautiful and durable, but regular maintenance strengthens the surface and lengthens its life. Here are 3 tips to protect your patio.