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  1. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hello DIY friends! I live in Washington, DC, and I am currently having a new dry-laid flagstone patio installed (variegated Pennsylvania bluestone). I love the look of the flagstone when it’s wet, but it looks faded and too light when dry. I was going to just get a sealer, but I have read some...
  2. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Our patio is flagstone with mortar between stones. The mortar and many of the stones are loose. I thought I could remove some of the mortar and stones and plant groundcover in the place of the removed stones and mortar. I removed some stones and mortar; there was about 1/4 inch flagstone 2...
  3. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Installed flagstone steps and landing. I like the wet look because it brings out the different colors of the rock. what product do you use to seal TN flagstone? I've seen where the product has clouded up and flaked off. Maybe flagstone isn't good with sealer? Seal or not? What sealer?
  4. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    I'm planning a project to repair my flagstone patio, which has several broken slabs, and some that are uneven due to settling/washout of the base. About 10 pieces are broken, but I've determined that I can cut some of the larger pieces down in order to replace the damaged smaller pieces. I may...
  5. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi everyone, We had flagstone installed on our porch last year and I'm noticing now that a) some of the pieces are falling off (Doesn't look like the mortar is holding) and b) my cold cellar which is right below my porch is having quite a bit of water come leaking into it. I haven't sealed it...
  6. Building & Construction
    Hello everybody I was having a discussion with my boss and now I'm not too sure what to think, so thought I would try to find some other opinions, as I could not find a definitive answer via google. A few years ago whenever we would pour concrete for the purpose of laying flagstone we would...
  7. Flooring
    I'd like to put in a flagstone patio next spring and carry the flagstone right into the adjoining sunroom. The sunroom is on a hill, and while the door to the patio is flush, the room is over a crawl. I'm sure I'll need some beefy subfloor to pull this off, but I don't know to what extent. I...
  8. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    I'm trying to sort out the best way to do a flagstone patio around an existing deck. The deck is currently in the corner of my screened in porch and house. I want to put a flagstone patio around the other 2 sides of the deck, in an L shape. I currently have a one step between the deck and the...
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