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Old 03-11-2012, 08:05 PM   #1
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I came across a load of brick the previous owner left behind. Only thing is these bricks are about half the thickness of a normal brick. I am thinking about making a very small patio space out in the yard with them. Just big enough to hold two chairs and a small table. If i do the prep right will it work with these bricks?

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Your have to find out if these are paver bricks or faux wall bricks which is more likly.
There useless for a patio in most cases and would need to be laid over a concrete slab.

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Well, I pulled up a lot of them from a walkway that was in the yard. Pretty sure they are pavers.
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Just measure them and determine if they are thick enough to use without spending a bundle on an adequate base. the odds are against using them.

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They sound like "split pavers" and are likely 1 1/8" to 1 1/4" thick.

If you set them on an adequate base, they should hold up OK to regular foot traffic.
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Here are the bricks
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I am in a similar situation. I have a bunch of thin brick pavers, I pulled some of them up and want to relocate to an area where I can make a nicer patio space to fit a couple lounges and small table. I picked up some decomposed granite and was going to level off my area and put some of it down as a base for my brick patio. Am I going in the right direction, should I not use decomposed granite?



You can see the bricks here on the right and the decomposed granite in the bucks.

As you can see I have never done this before and don't really know anything about it. thank you so much in advance for the help.

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