Use our patio installation resources, articles, how-tos, and estimation resources on your paver or concrete patio installation project. Our articles and tools will guide you through the entire process, including design selection, layout, material and cost estimation, installation, and maintenance. Our cost guides also help inform the cost of different materials such as pavers, brick, stone, or concrete slabs.
Whether you’re looking for design inspiration, cost estimates, or information on how to install a paver or concrete slab, we can help. Get your project started on the right foot today!
We also have many landscaping resources to help plan out the rest of the landscaping around the new patio.
Estimate how many bricks are needed by entering the size of the wall and selecting the size brick being used. Learn how to calculate brick material.
Compare bricks vs concrete pavers for your patio project. Clay bricks offer a classic look while concrete pavers come in many colors, shapes, and sizes.
Learn how to choose the right paver color, style, pattern, and design for a paver patio, driveway, or path project.
Calculate concrete needed for a slab, footing, post, patio, or other masonry project and find the concrete cost. Estimate how many cubic yards and bags of concrete fill a space.
Get estimates from professional, local masonry professionals for your concrete project. Learn more about how to select a concrete professional and hire a contractor.
Learn how to kill weeds on your patio and keep them from growing back using natural methods, chemicals, or polymeric sand.
Learn how to layout and prepare for a paver or concrete patio to make installation a breeze.
Find how much polymeric sand is needed for your patio or driveway paver project. Learn more about polymeric sand and how to find the coverage.
Get tips from the pros to help your paver patio installation go smoothly, including tips on layout, setting the paver base, and preventing weed growth.