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floating vs. anchored patio???

We are getting differing opinions from the contractors who are giving us estimates. Some say attach it to the house with pins and others say let it float.

Which is right?

We live in South Central PA near the MD border.


Re: floating vs. anchored patio???

Need more details.

Re: floating vs. anchored patio???

I guess maybe I don't fully understand this either. Anchored, as I understand it, is where the concrete is pinned right to the house. The other is just poured next to the house with a rubber insert against the house. Does that make any sense?

Re: floating vs. anchored patio???

I would let it float if you have ground frost.

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