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How to Resurface Worn Concrete

Trowel concrete resurfacer over your worn walkway, and you'll have a brand new, durable surface with uniform color. Before you get started, check out this how-to video on working with concrete.

Quick Guide to Brick Path Patterns

Are you trying to decide which brick pattern to lay? Read on to see which patterns are easy to arrange, how many cuts you'll make, and what will—or won't—work with a curve.

How to Repair an Asphalt Walkway

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shares a fast fix for ruptured paving

How to Install a Rustic Stone Walkway

Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough installs a front walkway for a homeowner using natural stone.

12 Beautiful Walkway Ideas

Consider these impressive ways to create the prettiest path in the neighborhood, whether enhancing your curb appeal or boosting your backyard.

How to Repair a Brick Walkway

Resurrecting a sunken brick path with This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook.

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How to Install Precast Concrete Steps

Mason Mark McCullough helps a homeowner remove his crumbling stone steps. Then, he tours a factory to learn how precast concrete steps are made and helps install a set at the homeowner’s house.

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How to Redo a Brick Path

In this video, This Old House Mason Mark McCullough helps a homeowner redo his brick walkway that was originally a rush job. He explains that walkways need a sturdy, consistent base so it is not a project to be rushed.

Patio and Pathway Inspiration

Update your patio, build a new walkway, or install a fire pit for yard that’s perfect for summer shindigs.

What To Put on Icy Steps, Stairs, Walkways, and Garage Floors

Make slippery surfaces safer in winter with 4 chemical-free products.

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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.

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.

How to Lay a Brick Path

Turn a swath of dirt into an elegant brick walkway in just one weekend.

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How to Lay a Flagstone Walkway

In this how-to video, learn to create a beautiful natural-stone walkway with This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook.

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How to Make a Pebble Mosaic

Turn smooth, flat stones into a whimsical outdoor accent of your own design.

How to Restore Faded Pavers

Introduced in the 1990s, older concrete pavers may be showing their age. Here are some remedies short of replacement.

Pet Safe Ice Prevention

Prevent ice on your driveways, sidewalks, and steps by pretreating. It’s better for your pets’ paws, too!

How to Pre-treat and Prevent Ice Like a Pro

It’s possible to prevent ice buildup—without the mess, and without harm to pets, property, or environment.

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Home Inspection Nightmares | Dangerous Deck

Ask This Old House host Kevin O’Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, general contractor Tom Silva and mason Mark McCullough share some wild code violations submitted to them by home inspectors

How to Replace a Concrete Walkway

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

Ask This Old House: Walkway Repair

If your bluestone needs some TLC, let Roger show you how to do it

How to Repair a Paver Walkway

Sometimes you may need to pull up a section of a walkway for a repair. As part of the Ask TOH Tips from the Pros series, Roger Cook shows us how it’s done

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Repairing a Paver Walkway | Generation NEXT

Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook teaches his apprentice how to identify and repair a walkway that has been damaged by chipmunks This episode of DIY Smarts is brought to you by The Home Depot

How to Build a Bluestone Walkway

Ask This Old House landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner remove a flagstone walkway and replace it with bluestone

How to Repair a Broken Stone Walkway

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner repair a cracked stone walkway

How to Repair a Mortared Flagstone Walkway

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows a no-mortar way to fix a mortared walkway

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How to Build a Flagstone Walkway

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to rescue an old stone walkway

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How to Lay a Brick Paver Walkway

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to lay a beautiful and long-lasting pathway

How to Lay a Bluestone Walkway

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook builds a beautiful natural-stone walk

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 Clad Concrete Steps in Stone

Overhaul your boring concrete porch with bluestone and natural-stone veneers

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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