Installation of Standard Block Paving

01 04 19 - 04:57

A pavement is related to construction typically found in outdoors or floor as superficial surfacing covering. This started back in the 1870’s as French people started constructing road pavements with asphalt and other materials. There are common types of paving mainly: interlocking concrete pavers and stone pavers. Pathways or driveways are usually the place where we see block paving. It varies in styles, color and positioning of shapes this is a cool added feature to not just have a plain road way or path walk in short.

This can be a very meticulous job as there are a lot of things to consider and steps before being able to successfully finish a pavement installation. I will walk you through the steps of how to install a standard block paving. Keep in mind that before you even start getting your new pavement installation is you have made a contract with a contractor, have a budget in mind and are ready to dig up your own lawn or start removing any surface that you want to replace with a new setting of paver pattern. Pick a design or color of your pavement as this will depend in your taste as the owner. If you want to know more about laying paving, you can find its details on totalpaving solutions.

Excavation – this is the part where you have to remove your old driveway, surface, lawn or whatever there is that is located to where you want to have your new pavement installation. It is a must to have a wider space as compared to the needed size.

Edgings – edging kerb or block paving kerb must be concrete and evenly finished either curve or straight in appearance. This is important before paving because this will be the strong support that will bind the pavement you will install in the surface.

Sub base – the part that has the hardcore or crushed store base. This step is done with putting bedding called screeding base with fine grit or sand.

Paving Installation – once the crucial steps are done you are good to go and install the block paving. If you choose to go for the plain pattern or staggered one size, or 3 sized patterns it must all be done and finished evenly.