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kmpittman 10-13-2011 05:24 PM

paver patio
I was wondering if anyone knows if a correctly done paver patio will be able to hold the weight of a large hot tub over time? Hot tub will be around 4,000 lbs when full...any thoughts?

concretemasonry 10-13-2011 05:48 PM

It all depends on the installation and base under the pavers. There are many airport taxiways for 747s that use pavers on a compacted base.


Msradell 10-13-2011 05:49 PM

It definitely will! That's what I've got under our hot tub and have had absolutely no problems. I put down a 6 inch gravel base compacted it with a plate compactor, then added 2 inches of sand and compacted again for a base. It's been there for 10 years with absolutely no movement.

kmpittman 10-13-2011 06:41 PM

That's what I wanted to hear...thanks

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