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Pathways & Sidewalks Installation

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

S22 E17: Mark McCullough repairs a concrete walkway

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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.

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.

How to Replace a Concrete Walkway

Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough replaces a concrete walkway with brick pavers.

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

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

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.

Laying Down a Stone Path

Turn a muddy narrow side yard into an inviting passageway

How to Lay a Budget-Friendly Gravel Path

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

Setting Stepping Stones

Create a sturdy, no-wobble garden path.