mot type 1

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    Patio sub base screw up

    I'm building a 4x4m patio for the back garden, so the load will be light, no vehicules or anything like that. Some of it's going on top of old concrete, some of it I've dug away the top soil and intend to put a sub-base down. The intention is 100mm of sub base (or the pre-existing conrecte) then...
  2. leaf17

    Laying Patio Over Filled In Pond

    Hi all, I've started working on a 3x6 metre porcelain patio out the back of our house. I've dug out to around 150mm below finished paving level (with 1 in 60 fall away from house) so now ready to get 100mm of MOT type 1 whackered in. There used to be a wee pond about 2x2 metres big to one side...
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    Extending raised Patio

    Hello, we have been going round in circles deciding what to do with our front porch area and I think we have finally finally decided what do to. We have a raised patio outside our font door which needs redoing. It has a concrete slab underneath Im thinking to edge the slab with sleepers, we...
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    Replacing patio

    My patio has seen better days and it looks like a good time to replace it. When it comes to replacing patio, is it ok to leave the existing hardcore and put down a new full bed of mortar for laying the new slabs? Or is it necessary for this all to be replaced as well? If it helps, the patio is...
  5. canoas

    Patio for Greenhouse (Jointing)

    Hi all, yesterday I laid a patio 1.8m x 2.4m (600mm x 600mm concrete slabs) 8cm of MOT type 1 3.5cm of sharp sand and cement slabs were 3.5cm thick All seems to be ok, I'm happy with the job! after laying them it's been almost 24 hours now laid on Easter Friday and today hot! I can't perform...
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    Raising floor level

    Hello, I'm building an outhouse - need to raise the floor level of the outhouse around 50cm to get it level with the rest of the garden; just wanted to check what is the best way of doing this? I read that I can just put in lots of MOT Type-1 but i think that might work out quite expensive...
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    Conservatory sub base

    I am planning to compact mot type 1 to 100mm thickness for a conservatory Base, however 70% of area is already covered in paving slabs. My question is, should I remove the paving slabs and other Brockenhurst bricks before laying mot type 1? Or should I just compact it over the slabs and other...
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