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    Patio thoughts

    My wife and I are considering having a new patio installed this spring. I want a colored and stamped concrete one and she wants a paver stone one installed. My only fear is that the concrete one will eventually crack. I was just wondering if anybody has any insight on the durability of each one. Any ideas?


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    Re: Patio thoughts

    I don't like the paver one that was insatlled in our backyard before we bought the house. I don't think he compacted it very well so it's uneven now, and weeds constantly grow through the cracks despite monthly doses of Round-up.

    Personally, I'd go with the stamped, full-depth colored concrete with some control joints cut in.



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    Re: Patio thoughts

    Concrete cracks. There is no getting around that. If you have the patio installed by a quality landscaping company you won't have an issue... and if you do most of them have warranties and they will fix it for free.


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    Re: Patio thoughts

    Doing this as well this Spring. Gonna go with the paver brick myself.



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