Austin Yard Builder patio stone backyard landscaping designers will help you to build functional flagstone patios that are a place to enjoy everyday with your families. Patio stone construction can be very difficult when you don’t know how to build it; however, we are here to help you. We will give you advice for your next outdoor living construction.
Here are some of the FAQs people have when they are thinking of building an outdoor living.
How much will it cost me to create a patio stone in Austin, Texas?
It depends on the desired design – stones, material, machinery, etc can affect the price. However, when designing a project for our customers we take your budget and needs in mind!
How do I begin the process of designing my outdoor living area?
The best way to plan your outdoor living area is by thinking about the outdoor activities you’d wish to partake in your space! Think about what works for your household. From there grab inspiration from Pinterest, and think about the budget. Then give us a call and we’ll take it from there to make your outdoor living area design aspirations come true!
What kind of flagstone is the best for my patio stone?
There is a full variety of flagstone to pick from in Austin, Texas; therefore, any flagstone that you like and matches the color of your house or something close to it will be a good option. Saw cut stone, natural stone, brick, stone pavers, the concrete stamp could also be used to build your patio.
Can I lay flagstone on top of the existing concrete?
Yes, you can! Laying stone on top of concrete is the best way to prevent cracks – unless you are doing dry construction. If you are doing dry construction you can use road base or cursed granite. We do recommend that a retaining wall is built around your patio to keep all the materials in place when it rains.
What size of flagstone do I need for my patio?
If you’re doing a dry construction, you need to use 2 to 3 inches of thick stone; on the other hand, if you are laying stone on concrete, you can use a 1 inch to 2 inches of thick stone.
How long will it take to build a flagstone patio?
When hiring an experienced contractor, it will take approximately two weeks for 200 to 500 sq feet.
How do I keep my flagstone patio clean?
Once we finish your project, we require two days to allow it to dry. Once dried, we will apply a high grade dedicated sealer.
We suggest applying a sealer every six months. Sealers can be purchased at Lowes or Home Depot.