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Pathways & Sidewalks Installation

Read through step-by-step tutorials to help you prepare for any installation pertaining to your sidewalk.

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How to Repair a Concrete Sidewalk

The freeze-thaw cycle is wreaking havoc on a homeowner’s walkway, but This Old House mason Mark McCullough answers the call.
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How to Build a Concrete Paver Walkway

Roger Cook and his crew are using concrete pavers for the new front walk. Roger discusses the process with Kevin O’Connor.
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How to Replace a Concrete Walkway

Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough replaces a concrete walkway with brick pavers.
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How to Lay a Stepping-Stone Path

A pathway made of stone pavers is a great way to save your lawn from being trampled and compacted by foot traffic
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How to Set Stone Slabs

In this video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to make beautiful, long-lasting steps from giant stone slabs
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How to Install a Dry Well

Ready for your next home improvement challenge? A dry well diverts roof runoff and makes for a less slippery yard and walkway.
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Laying Down a Stone Path

Turn a muddy narrow side yard into an inviting passageway
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How to Lay a Budget-Friendly Gravel Path

What does it take to make a walkway in a weekend? Edging, gravel and elbow grease.
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Setting Stepping Stones

Create a sturdy, no-wobble garden path.