Travertine Pavers: Sand or Concrete Base?

ajw22

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Jul 21, 2013
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JoyfulNoise

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May 23, 2015
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Tucson, AZ
I would pay for the concrete base. Even when installed properly on sand, the ground eventually shifts and swells enough times over many years and that will cause pavers to sink and move. On a concrete base, that is highly unlikely.