Flagstone Outdoor Paving For High End Look
Flagstone outdoor paving come in various styles and shapes and are installed in an interlocking pattern to create a strong, solid surface with a high-end look. They are made of real, natural stone like limestone, sandstone, or slate that is cut into flat, relatively thin slabs of stone in various shapes and sizes. They are then set into a bed of sand or mortar in an attractive pattern to create a solid surface suitable for patios, pool surrounds, lanais, terraces, walkways, or other landscaping features. Flagstone outdoor paving come in many earth tone colors. The preparation before you actually lay flagstone outdoor paving is the most important aspect. In order to be placed well, usage of the correct base material, its compactness, and thickness is vital. In addition to this, the extent of excavation required also needs to be worked out.
That will be determined by the type of soil present. For instance, if the soil for flagstone outdoor paving is firm, the excavation depth will need to be such that it accommodates sand, mortar and the thickness of the flooring. Mixing the mortar and keeping wet throughout the process is a must. Avoid laying a large area at one go. For drainage, allow a slight slope that can be done with the help of a carpenter’s level. Take care of the joints by spreading sand evenly over them. Also make sure that you sweep the sand in the joints till they are properly filled. Next, sprinkle them with water and then let it be.