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Renovating a pool deck without removing old cracked concrete deck

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Yes! Pavers can be installed on top of an existing concrete deck, even if the deck is cracked. Pavers are installed over sand, therefore the new deck will absorb small shifts without cracking the pavers. The renovation coping piece has a drop-down face that will cover the old coping, so you don't have to remove the old coping, just cut it back. The reno coping is then install over mud right on the top of the old pool border. The rest of the deck will be set on send. Just lay the pavers leveled with the reno coping. Check out some before and after pictures.
  • Joe S
    Joe S Snellville, GA

    Could I do this on a concrete patio? How much sand would I use?

  • Artistic Paver Mfg.

    Yes, absolutely. You should install the pavers over no less than 3/4" up to 1" of coarse sand. Don't forget the pavers need to be leveled with the grass (if that is the case) or you'll have to pour a little bit of concrete around the deck (you can

  • Douglas Hunt
    Douglas Hunt New Smyrna Beach, FL

    I had no idea you could do this. I'm still trying to figure out how you didn't end up with a pool full of sand.

  • Artistic Paver Mfg.

    @ Duoglas Hunt: Nope! Everything stays in place... BTW: all our pavers are installed over sand, that is why the deck won't crack. If you want to see more installation details, check the installation clips on our website. Or you can give us a call at

  • Hoffner Nursery & Landscaping

    Nice work

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