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Postby Planner Dude » Fri Mar 11, 2011 8:43 am

I want to put some large pavers next to my driveway and make a courtyard infront of my porch. Do you guys think these pavers will work?


http://www.lowes.com/pd_142211-215-1047 ... ist%3Dtrue

here's a link to an older thread that had pictures of the outside of the house:

http://www.lottaliving.com/bb/viewtopic ... highlight=

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Postby FRaC » Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:06 am

sure! are you planning on tight joints or leaving a gap for grass/stone/whatever?

also how much do those cost? (the price doesn't show up for me in the los angeles area)

i'm currently casting pavers about that size for my driveway and was curious what they go for. i made some pavers for my parkway as well and can do anything from a brushed finish to highly polished and can leave voids or whatever anyone wants.

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Postby robbhouston » Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:42 am

Hey there,

They're great. We used them all around our house and in our entry court for walkways and to extend the usable space of the existing poured concrete spaces. We also used about 100 the 1/2 sized ones as the outer perimeter edge of our hardscaping. I can drive my riding mower right along side of them, running over them as needed to make sharp corners. They've held up well.

http://0044f49.netsolhost.com/nashville ... nt5_lg.jpg
http://0044f49.netsolhost.com/nashville ... um1_lg.jpg
http://0044f49.netsolhost.com/nashville ... io3_lg.jpg

Install pics...
http://0044f49.netsolhost.com/nashville ... uring.html
http://0044f49.netsolhost.com/nashville ... uring.html

I don't recall the exact price, but they must have been affordable considering how many I purchased.

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Postby turboblown » Fri Mar 11, 2011 10:03 am

I used those with crushed white marble surrounding them.
I found mine at a roofer friend's business (these are used in commercial flat roofing for HVAC and cellular site equipment installation) and he sold a pile of them to me for $0.25 each. You can find them at surplus building hardware suppliers too for less than Lowes.

I'll have pics posted this spring once the project is fully completed.

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Postby Scott NC » Wed Mar 16, 2011 3:29 pm

You could always jump on the air conditioning pads as well.
Plastic or concrete.
These 36"x36" concrete ones were $14 each somewhere.
But they go larger too and not just in squares.
Guess it all depends on how many you want.

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http://www.CliffMaySocal.com

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Postby redneckmodern » Sun Mar 20, 2011 7:47 am

fwiw: has kept our gardens and pathways weed-free for years. in more "barren" spots (places where there's a walkway with no garden or greenery in sight), we've used a product with prometon -- there are a few out there and one i spied at walmart last week).

(fyi: costco has started selling it for about $25/bucket -- enough to tereat our 7500SF lot for almost 2 years)

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Postby rockland » Sun Mar 20, 2011 5:29 pm

Enough toxins in the rest of our lives. Do you really want it at home?
http://www.preen.com/msds

Ventilation Requirements:
Good local ventilation is required.
Personal Protective Equipment:
CAUTION: Harmful if swallowed. Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothing. Wear goggles when applying this product. When using this product, wear long-sleeved shirt, long pants, socks, shoes and rubber gloves.
After using this product, rinse gloves before removing, remove clothing and launder separately before reuse, and promptly and thoroughly wash hands and exposed skin with soap and water. Remove saturated clothing as soon as possible and shower.
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING: Wear long sleeves and pants; chemical-resistant gloves and shoes with socks.
EYE PROTECTION: Safety glasses with side shields or safety goggles.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: If exposure limits may be exceeded, wear a dust/mist filtering respirator (MSHA/NIOSH approval number prefix TC-21C), or a NIOSH approved respirator with any N, R, P or HE filter.

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Postby redneckmodern » Sun Mar 20, 2011 9:19 pm

re: preen/MSDS

i have no problem using (regular) preen in my yard which has more than adequate ventilation. i also don't generally tend to put anything garden related in my eyes or roll around in it, so i'm good there. the preen bucket comes with an applicator which makes application quite easy and safe.

but you might like this one better (their organic version). it doesn't work as well, but you can eat it by the spoonful: http://www.preen.com/products/preen-veg ... -preventer


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