Stepping Stones Stepping stones are one of the most affordable ways to create a walkway or a small patio. These structures are usually made out of gravel or flagstone and are rather economical to build. They could be the solution you have been looking for!

There are various materials that can be used to create these walkways and patios. The most common one is flagstone due to its smooth surface, looks and durability.
There is one important point to remember though. This pieces are installed just on a couple of inches of stone dust, so the flagstone must be big and heavy to avoid movement and grass eating them away.

To install these stones, just dig a 3" deep flat hole with the shape of the stone on the ground, compact the dirt if needed and add the stone dust as the base. Then place the flagstone leveled on top and compact it in place. That simple.

Gravel Walkway If you do not like the look of independent stones on the ground between the grass, we can install a gravel walkway instead, which is also very affordable way to create a "mud free" walk (just remember to install a layer of weed barrier or geotextile under the gravel to avoid grass growing on it).

Have in mind a couple of points before starting. These two projects seem easy to do, but they are labor intensive, and the materials are not that cheap when you look for nice looking stones.

This is an overview of how to install stepping stones. There are many details and techniques that are not explained here. If you need a professional stone contractor to install or just help you with your flagstone walkway or gravel walkway, gives us a call. We offer free estimates for all Montgomery County and Maryland!!

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