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Driveways, Paths and Patios
Driveways, Paths and Patios

Driveways, Paths and Patios

A Complete Guide to Design, Management and Construction

HOUSE & HOME

192 Pages, 7.6 x 9.8

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $25.00 (US $25.00) (CA $29.95)

Publication Date: April 2006

ISBN 9781861267788

Rights: US & CA

Crowood Press (Apr 2006)

Price: $25.00
 
 

Overview

Driveways, walkways, and patios are an essential part of most properties, and this comprehensive guide provides a detailed explanation of exactly how they are designed, planned, and constructed. Written by an expert with over 30 years’ experience in hardscaping, illustrated with 230 clear color photos and drawings, and packed with ideas, tips, and practical information, this book is aimed at all those looking to enhance their home with paved features that will last for years. Among the topics covered are design with reference to planned use, style, size, gradients, and special features; available materials; drainage; the mathematics of paving and leveling; tools and equipment; and curbs and edging.

Reviews

A step-by-step guide to designing, planning, and constructing driveways, walkways, and patios—for do-it-yourselfers as well as those employing a contractor.