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Yes, this should not be a problem. Under your patio should be various layers of gravel that should drain the water well. If the rain unsettles anything, you can always tamp it out while doing your repairs, but I would not expect much damage.


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Yes, what you have is stone dust, and it is what I used as the top 2.5" layer under my patios. It is perfect for making grade adjustments to the patio. Keep in mind under the 2.5" top layer there should be a 4 - 6" base of compactable gravel for best drainage.


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Well chances are that below your stones is 5 - 8 inches of gravel. The amount of gravel depends on your climate and if the original patio job was done right. So to properly grow grass you will need to remove almost all that gravel and then fill it with soil. This would be lots of hard labor. I would probably dig up a bit under one of the patio blocks and ...


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Ugh! Stupid carpet glue! Two years ago I tore up the outdoor carpet and have been left with the horrible glue since. I have scraped at it with one of those industrial razor on a stick things, picked at it by hand, and looked up anyone on the face of the earth who can get it off.... But all I found was extremely flammable materials and tediously long ...


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I've been installing pavers for over 35 years and have maintained a semi of pavers a day for our production. I have to tell you that the more sand you use the more problems you will have. The best is 1/2 inch: This way the sand won't filter out over time leaving you with uneven surfaces. I can't believe some sites are stating to use up to 2 inches of sand! ...



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