Do-It-Yourself | Tampa, Florida

 
Here is a little information for those who like to do it themselves. Below are a few picture examples of some of the processes involved when installing pavers over existing surfaces and in new construction. For more information on these processes, visit the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute at the link provided below. There you will find the proper guidelines for installing a beautiful paver area that will last a lifetime.
 

Pool Deck Remodel

 
 
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1. In order to install remodel coping, the existing cantilever edge is cut off to create a 90 degree angle. The remodel coping generally lines up perfect with the tile.
 
 
 
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2. Next, the installer determines where he needs to cut the coping to achieve the desired angles.
 
 
 
 
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3. Here, all of the edges have been cut off and are ready for the coping.
 
 
 
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4. Finally, the coping is mortared into place and the spaces filled with grout. Now the pavers can be installed.
 
 

 

Driveway Remodel

 
 
Driveway Remodel 1 - Sun Pavers of Florida, Inc. - Tampa, Florida
 
1. In order to install driveway pavers, the existing cement is excavated and hauled away.
 
 
 
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2. After excavation, a layer of crushed aggregate is dumped, leveled and compacted.
 
 
 
 
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3. Next, the pavers are installed. It is always a good idea to pull from all the pallets to ensure an even blend.
 
 
 
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4. Finally, sand is swept into the joints of the pavers and the edges are mortared to prevent paver migration.
 
 
 
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