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znelson

02:17PM | 01/31/06
Member Since: 01/30/06
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We're building a new house, and because the lot is graded to slope towards the rear, the back of the house will sit higher (visually) than the front. So walking out the back door would put me roughly 2' from the ground. I want to build an elevated patio using pavers, our builder has done something similar in a model home. But I'm not sure what the support system would be like. Surely it has to be beefier than posts used for a simple deck. I am thinking concrete blocks stacked to get the proper height and then pavers on top? It's the only thing I can think of but it's gotta be unstable and prone to shifting. I also want to put a hottub on this thing so it's gotta be able to support alot of weight, which is what made me think of concrete block. Any ideas?
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