Tip 1: How to spread paving tiles

paved paths can become a real decoration of the garden or patio area your holiday home, but only under one condition - if they are laid out in compliance with all requirements in conjunction with care.By the way, all this can be done successfully on their own.
Guide
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very popular recently enjoyed tiles, paving stones of various shapes.But first, you can opt for a rectangular tile size 20x10 cm. There are several schemes of its styling - "Christmas tree", "bar" or "brickwork".
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Once you have identified the location and size of the next track, you can start preparing the base.Usually it is concrete and sand or gravel, depending on the type of tile.Initially removed turf to a depth of about 15 cm with the remains of the roots, seeds and debris.If you got a clay soil, it is required to do the drainage.Dig a trench should be well compacted.
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In the absence of the necessary equipment, you can use the old-fashioned means - short logs with nailed him to the end of the handle.To prepare
the geometric track grooves curbs or curbs.After the foundation ditch rammed her pyatisantimetrovym pour a layer of sand and set on a concrete pad board stone.The bottom of the trench and filled with a small quantity of concrete, which is laid on the stone.For backfilling use a size of 5-20 mm gravel layer 20 cm, after which the entire surface of the cover with water and tamp.
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paving tiles install on macadam base and tamp using compactors, and in its absence - a wooden or rubber mallet.In the formation of the profile of the track do not forget to do a small deviation from the center to the side, to drain the water.
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After laying on the whole surface of the track evenly sprinkle the dry mixture of cement and sand, that it fills all the gaps between the tiles.The surface is then carefully track sweeping brush and pour the water so that it flowed into the gap.This is after some time lead to hardening of the mixture.

Tip 2: How to upload a track

Care suburban areas - employment endless.Yet after the garden is planted, then weeded when the harvest season ended and there was a minute of free time, I would like to think not just about practicality garden, but also about her appearance.To combine beauty with utility garden allow track , laid out with their hands.
How to upload the track
you need
  • - shovel;
  • - sand;
  • - cement;
  • - paving tile / stone;
  • - gravel / pebbles
  • - watering.
Guide
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Mark the place for the future track along its entire length.To do this, you can hammer pegs into the ground, or if the soil is planted with plants to hold the line on any hand with a sharp object.It is not necessary to comply with the same width track all the way, you can narrow the layout and expand, but at the same time to take into account how it will be convenient to walk along the path, or to carry, for example, the trolley with the tools and wheelbarrows with sand.Standard width varies in the range of one meter.
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With shovels remove the top layer of soil.The depth of the ditch at the base should be 20-25 centimeters.Put away the soil do not throw, it can be used for summer work.
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Align the bottom of the prepared trench and a little compacting it, simply click on the "bed» track .For better waste water during the rainy season can be anticipated biases about 2 degrees.At their creation better to use level.
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Set a border for paths.In order to save time and money, some gardeners neglect this part.However, the border will give a neat appearance throughout the construction and strengthen border track , would not let her in time raspolztis in the side of the load.For skirting can take a special curb tape, ready to curb made of artificial materials or conventional bricks.
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Sprinkle a "cushion" to cover the sidewalk.It may be crushed rock or gravel (3-5 cm in size), rolled in a layer of 10 centimeters.This material will serve as drainage during the rains and melting snow.To strengthen the "cushion", pour it with sand and pour water from a watering can - so the sand fills all the cracks between the stones.Then walk around the rubble manual device for compaction.Next pyatisantimetrovym layer - a mixture of sand and cement in a ratio of 12: 1.It also needs to be compacted and moistened.
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top lay material track .Here the choice depends on your preferences and features of the path - you can take the gravel, natural and artificial stone, paving tiles, and even sawn into thin layers of trunks and branches of the tree.
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The gaps between the plates, pour the sand, pour water and rammed the track, adding the mound as it seals.Instead of sand, you can fill in the blanks and fertile soil to plant lawn grass.
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