Picture Perfect Concrete Brick Patios and Paths

Use durable paving bricks to create beautiful concrete brick patios and other outdoor spaces.



Concrete Brick Patios - front path to home
Concrete brick patios and paths are durable, attractive and recyclable — and energy efficient, because they’re not kiln fired.
Photo by William D. Adams
Concrete Brick Patios - finished brick patio
Varied patterns can create spaces for outdoor eating and contemplation.
David Cavagnaro
Concrete Brick Patios - foundation layers diagram
Laying a proper foundation is essential if a path or patio is to be durable.
Len Churchill
Concrete Brick Patios - three paving patterns
The half basketweave, jack-on-jack, and running bond patterns.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff
Concrete Brick Patios - three paving patterns
The herringbone, diagonal herringbone, and basketweave patterns.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
Concrete Brick Patios - finished brick patio
Pavers handle all kinds of weather with ease and require almost no maintenance. 
William D. Adams
Concrete Brick Patios - tamping tool
The author’s homemade tamper firms sand quickly.
Steve Maxwell
Concrete Brick Patios - bubble level
A line level hangs from a taut string and helps you to level wide areas accurately.
Steve Maxwell
Concrete Brick Patios - paver edging
12-inch galvanized spikes firmly hold plastic paver edging in place. 
Steve Maxwell
Concrete Brick Patios - partial path
Paving goes faster than the prep work.
Steve Maxwell
Concrete Brick Patios - spreading sand
As a last step, sweep sand into the cracks to lock the pavers in place.  
William D. Adams

















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