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10 Things You Must Know about Paver Patios

When installing a paver patio, keep these 10 things in mind.

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Tip #4 It isn't a base until it's been packed with a plate.

Paver patios are only as good as the foundation they're built on. Packing the soil underneath helps ensure a smooth top surface and less chance of the pavers loosening or cracking. But don't stop there: You have to repack the base after every new tier (sand, gravel, etc).

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