For anyone planning a patio or walkway project, this book is sure to provide plenty of ideas and sound construction advice. It presents step-by-step instructions for building 14 different patios and 10 walkway and step projects, as well as directions for adding enhancements such as a patio kitchen or low-voltage patio lighting.
It covers general considerations, from zoning restrictions to drainage, as well as specifics of each project, such as material selection, estimating costs and labor, and site preparation, along with tips on using interlocking pavers, timber, tile, concrete, flagstone, gravel and mulch. Five sample plans illustrate how to make the most of available space. Illustrated throughout with clear color photographs and drawings.
Softcover, 8" x 10-3/4", 255 pages, 2010.