brick patio ideas – Many construction jobs will go easier if only all the grounds are on the even level.
Sad to say, sometimes you have to bump into the problem.
of installing your patio base on uneven areas because earth is not flat.
Six steps tutorial below will show you how to make a brick patio on uneven ground.
It also works if you are using stone or concrete pavers materials.
Build the pathways on uneven ground by using terraces or steps on the steeper area. Lay individual brick first on the lowest part of the slope.
Evaluate the terrain to find if there are any humps or solid elements. Assess valleys and dips that might be formed due to the natural drainage pressure or leaked drainage pipe. There must be none of the water below the brick patio so it won’t flow under or over the surface.
Set retaining walls on either or both sides and have the patio leveled with theme. If the slope is moderate, you may only use one side wall, but for steeper slope it is best to use on two sides.
Next step on how to make a brick patio on uneven ground is to dig the area with shovel or excavator. Then lay gravel starting from larger ones to the smaller course.
Lay the bricks on your desired pattern. Consider the seams and gaps between.
Complete the project by filling the gaps with sand.
Technically, it is not really difficult to build brick patio on yourself, as long as you are willing to devote energy and time to it.
You have to haul tons of brick, stone, gravel, and sands in order to get this project done.
By following guide on how to make a brick patio on uneven ground above,
it may take you two or three weeks to finish with small group of helpers and even longer if you do it yourself.