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Old 10-13-2011, 05:24 PM   #1
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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?

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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.

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