How do I lay wood decking over a cement patio?

Answer A cement patio is practical but lacks the warmth and character of wood decking. Installing decking over discolored or cracked cement is easier and more attractive than attempting cement patio repai... Read More »

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What is the cost for a cement patio?

The cost of a cement patio depends on the size of the job. A contractor will charge a range of $1,000 to $2,000 for a 10x20 foot patio; $4,000 to $6,000 for a 80x20 foot patio; and $5,000 to $10,00... Read More »

How much gravel should you put under a cement patio?

The gravel acts as a leveling agent, and there should be at least 2 inches under a cement patio. It needs to be tamped down so it will not shift. The quarter-size limestone gravel makes a very good... Read More »

How to Pour Cement for a Patio Extension?

If you have outgrown your cement or paved patio, a patio extension can be created by pouring concrete around the existing patio. Determine how much larger to make the patio before starting by placi... Read More »

How to Clean Rust From a Cement Patio?

Patios made from cement or concrete pavers often develop rust stains due to contact with tools, lawn equipment or metal furniture. Any object that is subject to rust can leave ugly stains on cement... Read More »