Patio: Patios are no doubt comforting and a relaxation arena for us. We enjoy the cool of the evenings and share the dining outdoors in them. A Patio is often designed by professionals and landscape experts for many homeowners. But building a patio is not that techy at all if you are going to try something of a basic design in your compound. With just a few steps, your patio will be a done deal. Let us start our diy patio by gathering our necessary materials.
Materials for patio design
- Tape measure
- Stakes and strings
- Garden hose
- Builder’s sand
- Bricks and flagstones
- Plate compactor
Patio Construction Now, let’s run through how you can go about your patio construction in a sequence; With your tape measure or with your hose (improvising), draw out where you want your patio to be. Follow up on this by excavating the top soil around the area to about some depth of about 6 inches.
With your wheelbarrow, transport the soil removed to somewhere they would find need for it. It is time to add the gravel on the area. Do so and use the plate compactor to smoothen or level up the surface. The grave should not be more than about 5 inches deep.
Add about 2inches of your sand on the top of the gravel and level up again as usual Now, it is the turn off adding stones. Place the flagstones as neatly and close as possible with adequate sand to fill up the gap in between. Get some amount of the builder’s sand and pour just over the composition already made. This can be about two handfuls.
Use your broom now to smoothen the mixture until cracks are not visible. Pour some water from the hose to make a cementing of your composition using the broom and other materials to make the solid form Your patio is ready! Set your patio beautifully with chairs and dining to start enjoying your outdoor experience in your diy patio design.