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Bluestone Patio with Flagstone and Granite Fire Pit patio
 

Bluestone Patio with Flagstone and Granite Fire Pit

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September 11, 2011
lindagreg wrote:
Building a flagstone patio for outdoor dining...been told several different thing re: base for stone...want to have material in between stones like thyme groundcover, but not in every crack...we compacted clay soil then brought in 1- 1/2" inches of fill sand to get ready to lay stone...any thoughts on how to go from here and if we did the right thing??? Thank you.
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Wow! Thank you very much for your input! Will check out those helpful links...we r being told to put some mortar under each stone to help level as each piece is different. We put fill sand as a base already and it is little aggregates with some sand mixed in...
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The sand with some little aggregate should be fine. Based on our experience the mortar under the stones is not needed if you are talking about larger pieces of flagstone (24" and bigger). Most masonry contractors will use the sand as a leveling base, and either add or subtract some sand under each stone so that the final product is level.
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