About Patio Designs

How to Lay Your Patio Paver Foundation

In this section, Mike Kraft from Lowe’s home improvement, will show you how to create and lay the foundation for your patio or walkway. Laying patio paver foundation is the most important step for the long term durability and beauty of your patio.

Patio pavers

The essential items require in this step are,

List of Items

  1. Wheelbarrow
  2. Work gloves
  3. Flat-bladed shovel
  4. Garden spade
  5. Water level
  6. Nylon string
  7. Wood stakes
  8. Line level
  9. Hammer
  10. Plate compactor / hand tamper
  11. Garden rake
  12. Landscape fabric
  13. Patio paver sand
  14. 1" PVC pipe
  15. Long 2" x 4" or 2" x 6" wood


Lay the Foundation for a Patio or Walkway

When your patio foundation is completed, the next step will be laying patio pavers. Click here to watch the video how easily you can install patio pavers.

Search This Site