HOW TO LAY YOUR ITALIA RANGE PAVERS ?

This method is for pedestrian area use only ! This method will help overcome problems such as ants, weeds, sinking, and separating !

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 STEP 1.
Digout topsoil to 120mm. Install base course (preferably gap 7/crusher dust – not sand) and rake out.

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STEP 2.
Compact base course to 60mm thick using feet or preferably plate compactor.

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 STEP 3.
Check levels with tape measure. Your base course should be approx 60mm below the finished level of your paving.

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 STEP 4.
Check levels with spirit level.

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STEP 5.
Mix PREMIER-MORTAR-MIX with water to toothpaste consistency (in a wheelbarrow or mixer).

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STEP 6.
Trowel 5 spots of PREMIER MORTAR-MIX onto base course. Then lay a s trip of mortar where the ne xt joint will be.

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STEP 7.
Gently lay the paver onto the spots (the mortar should squash down and spread out to 20mm thick). Use a sponge to wet the back of each paver before you lay.

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STEP 8.
Gently tap paver down to desired level with rubber mallet. Joints should be approx 10mm wide at top of paver. DO NOT BUTT HARD TOGETHER.

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STEP 9.
Check levels across pavers continuously and tap down if needed.

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STEP 10.
You should end up with approx 40mm paver, 20mm mortar, 60mm base. When all pavers are laid – DO NOT WALK ON FOR 24 HOURS.

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STEP 11.
When pavers are totally dry – brush in PREMIER-SWEEP-INGROUT with soft broom *Use PREMIER-ACID-WASH to clean pavers before grouting.

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STEP 12.
Spray fine mis t of water over paving to soak into grout. DO NOT USE TOO MUCH WATER.

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STEP 13.
Leave grout to cure for 24 hours before walking on.

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STEP 14.
Use PREMIER-SEAL to maintain a ‘just laid l ook’. This will help prevent fading, staining and efflorescence. Pavers must be totally dry before sealing.

HOW TO LAY YOUR ITALIA RANGE PAVERS ?