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New patio laying and raising garden help needed

Postby tyu18 » Sun Jan 31, 2021 11:24 am

Hello all

I am in planning to tackle my garden by building a new patio .

Got couple question i have mixture of concret and dirt where the patio will be laid at difererent heights my idea is to raise the height of the dirt/grass area to same of the concrete area before i lay the patio slabs.
https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipO ... xOajRuV2VR
Also the best way to lay the slabs will be with cement?
When i lay the slabs against the house should i put a barrier for moisteure?
My idea is the either use slabs or even make this
https://concretemould.co.uk/product/reu ... od_id=2861


Thank you for reading
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Postby stoneyboy » Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:33 pm

Hi tyu18
Yes raise the base area level with the existing concrete. Don’t forget to raise the inspection chamber. Lay slabs on a sharp sand/cement mix.
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