How to build a brick patio | Living the Country Life

How to build a brick patio

A great alternative to a deck or concrete slab, a brick patio allows you to create a number of stylish patterns, adding beauty to your home. Here's how to get a great look.
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Materials

The materials needed for building a brick patio include brick, crushed rock or concrete, and coarse sand. Always use a hard baked brick designed specifically for paving. To check your brick, tap it with a hammer. A paving brick will let our a metallic sound, while a softer ornamental brick will thud like a block of wood.

Date Published: April 13, 2012
Date Updated: May 2, 2012

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