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ISBN-10: 0897214439

ISBN-13: 9780897214438

Edition: 2000

Authors: Meredith Books Staff, Larry Erickson, Ortho Books Staff

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A practical guidebook with straightforward instructions for designing and building a patio. Expert tips, timesaving techniques, and practical solutions for creating patios with an updated look.
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List price: $11.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Meredith Books
Publication date: 1/15/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Setting Your Goalsp. 6
What Do You Want From Your Patio?p. 6
The Look and Feel of Your Ideal Patiop. 8
Designing for Your Home and Yardp. 12
Choosing Materialsp. 16
Surface Materialsp. 18
Brickp. 20
Flagstonep. 22
Concrete Paversp. 24
Poured Concretep. 26
Tilep. 28
Woodp. 30
Loose Materialsp. 31
Foundations, Fillers, and Edgingp. 32
Refining the Detailsp. 34
Planning Your Landscapep. 36
Structural Elementsp. 38
Drawing Your Patiop. 40
Putting It Togetherp. 42
Preparing the Foundationp. 44
Building a Brick-in-Sand Patiop. 52
Setting Brick on a Concrete Slabp. 56
Flagstone Patiop. 58
Concrete Patiop. 64
Tile Patiop. 72
Paver Patiop. 78
Walkways and Stairsp. 82
Decorative Stone Wallsp. 84
Retaining Wallsp. 86
Lightingp. 88
Caring for an Older Patiop. 90
Glossaryp. 92
Indexp. 94
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