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Old 08-02-2012, 10:01 AM   #1
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PSI and MIX of concrete for Patio


I 'd like to know what is the best mix, and PSI strength for a patio(load bearing for a large above ground spa). I live on a bay in Florida and the soil is sandy and we get alot of seawater spill over the seawall.

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Old 08-03-2012, 12:12 AM   #2
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3500psi is more than enough. Most people do a pea gravel mix, either exposed, or stamped for patios. If it were mine, I wouldn't do either, just flat and gray (maybe colored, with borders or something else cool), just because its easier on bare feet than exposed aggregate.

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