By Madeleina Mathieu. block. Published at Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 - 03:04:55 AM.
After you wait for the 72 hour period you need to start fully laying the path. You take your blocks and put them over the sub base in the pattern that you want. After you have set every stone exactly how you want it you use the light plate compactor or your piece of wood to push the stones into the sub base and concrete. Make sure that there are no spaces or gaps in between each stone or you will have serious problems with contracting and expanding joints in the long term. The only place you are going to leave a space is if the stones are jointed. In that case leave just enough room for them to set.
The manufacture of concrete paving blocks is a highly specialised process. Concrete pavers need to be dimensionally accurate and meet the required compressive strengths and abrasion resistance standards. Product should ideally be sourced from a SABS accredited manufacturer. (SABS 1058 sets out the standards and tolerances for concrete paving blocks.
Landscape and Flower gardens: Landscaping can be viewed as dressing to the compound. It completes the picture. Variety is the secret here. Having flowers that blossom at different times of the year will ensure that the compound is in colour all year round. Gazebos and Porches: These are resting areas in the compound. They come in a great variety of designs to suit varying needs.
Now for a little about types of driveways to help homeowners and landlords decide on the best option for them. Driveways usually come in one of four types, these are Brick/Stone, Concrete, Asphalt (also called Tarmac) or Gravel, although they are most often constructed with block paving bricks or slabs.
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