it’s paving time
Everything you need to know to become a master paver
one of the best DIY projects is laying paving. You’ll be amazed at the difference you can make to your outdoor areas. The great thing is it’s not that hard to do, and by tackling it yourself you’ll save a whack of money you can spend on other beautiful things for your garden.
STEP BY STEPS
A good paving job needs a solid base, careful preparation to get your sand bed right and a good eye for detail to add the finishing touches.
Gather your supplies
• Paving sand
• Brickie’s sand
• Washed fine sand
You’ll also need
Shovel; wheelbarrow; rake; hired plate compactor; float; spirit level; stringline; screed; screed rails (long 20mm wide strips of aluminium); rubber mallet; straightedge; permanent marker; hired brick saw; trowel; broom; scrap carpet for compactor; wire; paving sealer and applicator