Laying of paving slabs at the dacha: we do

Laying of paving slabs at the dacha: we do

Country paths can be made of asphalt, tree, to fill in with concrete. But it is better to use paving slabs. It easily keeps within, and it is possible to create ornaments which will decorate site landscape.

Sand, crushed stone or gravel, tile, trowel, stakes (metal or wooden), rubber hammer, cord, wooden mall, rake, broom, watering hose with the diffuser, punner, M400 or M500 cement (it is possible to replace with gypsum plaster), geotextiles. If you want borders, then still curbstone will be required.

1. Tape measure make marking on the area. Hammer pegs at the edges of garden path and by means of cord establish border.2. Measure width and length of the site which you will pave tile. Increase these sizes and you will be able to learn how many square meters you need to get paving slabs, that is, the area of hatched area. Also stock up with sand and gravel (it is possible crushed stone).

3. Make the basis for laying of paving slabs. For this purpose deepen surface of future path on 20 cm, carefully remove all roots of plants, you watch that seeds have not got. 4. If soil dense, for example, clay, also does not pass water, make drainage. For this purpose lay on dredging bottom gravel or crushed stone layer of 15 cm, well stamp, on it fill sand layer of 5 cm and humidify from hose with the spray. But stamp sand only 3 hours when it completely becomes impregnated with moisture later. 5. For drain of water you can place geotextiles between gravel and sand. It will hold sand and will not allow it to hammer slots into gravels. Besides, geotextiles allow to make the reliable design allowing to serve long and to maintain even loading from the car.

The binding gravel can be replaced with coarse sand if you build path on soils where moisture does not stand, and easily goes to soil.

6. Prepare cement and sand mix (1 for 3) or take ready dry plaster mix. Scatter cement and sand mix on sand, then level rake and then plate. Make layer in 3-4 cm 7. Now it is possible to stack tile. Do it from yourself not to step on the prepared surface. Leave gaps between separate tiles in 1-2 mm. Stamp wooden mall. When the path is ready, level roughnesses rubber hammer. 8. Fill seams with cement and sand mix or dry plaster mix, you sweep surface with broom. And then humidify from hose with the spray.

If when moistening from hose the mix layer in slots, dosypta still has sunk. Gaps should not be. Important point that sand for filling of slots has to be very clean and small.

In 2-3 days on the path paved with paving slabs it is possible to go. If you need to make path of the rounded-off form, make the basis as it is written above. Then lay all whole tile, and extreme try on and draw on it the line of border then cut off superfluous the Bulgarian.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team