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diamond blade or alternatively on a block splitter. Lay the pavers in a strip, a metre or so wide, and work your way across the area. When you’ve reached the end of the other side, repeat the process until the whole area is finished.
8. Push each paver firmly into the sand and use a rubber mallet to tap down any that protrude.
Make sure the pavers are not touching and are left with a 2 to 4mmgap to be filled with sand later.
9. After the pavers are laid, compact them into the bedding sand with a plate compactor. To prevent the pavers from being damaged attach an old piece of carpet to the compactor.
10. To finish the job, spread the jointing sand into the gaps between the pavers.
To hire plate compactors, block-splitters, brick saws or any other equipment you need for your paving job visit your local Kennards Hire centre.
Kennards has a vast array of equipment to suit any job and experts in every field to offer guidance for the task at hand.
Log onto www.kennardshire.co.nz to find your nearest hire centre.