How To install Porcelain Pavers – Dry Installation On Gravel
In this how to article we teach you how to install porcelain pavers – dry installation on gravel.
Remove grass, landscaping, and any other items from area and ensure that there will be at least 8” to 10” of gravel substrate beyond the perimeter of your paver locations
Create a raised perimeter or remove the top 3” of top soil and install an edge restraint, making this substrate base as smooth and level as possible.
Fill this area with 2” of small aggregate gravel and then level out.
Place your pavers in the desired locations, using guides to evenly space and ensuring that there is at least 3/16” space in between.
- Ensure placement
Tap pavers with a rubber mallet to ensure placement and make sure it is level.
Add decorative gravel between the joints and enjoy your pavers!
Please note that this method is rated for pedestrian foot traffic, so please review your paver installation instructions and consult a professional if you need an installation that can withstand heavier traffic like cars.