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Old 04-13-2006, 04:38 PM   #1
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Small Patio

I recently purchased a condo. It has a small back patio with patio stones with a small garden around the one side.

Personally, I hate the look of patio stones but I don't want to get into pouring a concrete pad or anything.

Is there any alternatives ways to changing the look of the patio? Like an over lay of some sort?

Where can I find pictures of patio setups?

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Old 04-13-2006, 05:08 PM   #2
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You could use brick pavers, fairly easy for an energetic DIY.
Check out lots of photos and other info there.



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patio ideas

i found some good info on concrete overlays by going and downloading this book at
hope that might help in your project

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Old 06-23-2006, 01:01 PM   #4
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As a quicker and possibly cheaper alternative, there are also prefab wood decking tiles available. You may be able to get away with laying down a thin base of limestone screening to level the area and then the decking tiles on top.

Iím a bigger fan of stone/concrete myself (no or at least less maintenance) since the wood decking will rot over time but this is a pretty good alternative.

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