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Title:
Ortho's all about patios
Author:
Miller, Martin.
Personal Author:
Edition:
All new edition, first edition.
Publication Information:
Des Moines, Iowa : Meredith Bks., [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
96 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780897214438
Format :
Book

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Summary

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Provides instructions on designing and installing patios, from the foundation to the lighting.


Table of Contents

Setting Your Goalsp. 6
What Do You Want From Your Patio?p. 6
The Look and Feel of Your Ideal Patiop. 8
Designing for Your Home and Yardp. 12
Choosing Materialsp. 16
Surface Materialsp. 18
Brickp. 20
Flagstonep. 22
Concrete Paversp. 24
Poured Concretep. 26
Tilep. 28
Woodp. 30
Loose Materialsp. 31
Foundations, Fillers, and Edgingp. 32
Refining the Detailsp. 34
Planning Your Landscapep. 36
Structural Elementsp. 38
Drawing Your Patiop. 40
Putting It Togetherp. 42
Preparing the Foundationp. 44
Building a Brick-in-Sand Patiop. 52
Setting Brick on a Concrete Slabp. 56
Flagstone Patiop. 58
Concrete Patiop. 64
Tile Patiop. 72
Paver Patiop. 78
Walkways and Stairsp. 82
Decorative Stone Wallsp. 84
Retaining Wallsp. 86
Lightingp. 88
Caring for an Older Patiop. 90
Glossaryp. 92
Indexp. 94