Make sure to space the rows evenly for best results with standard-size patio blocks. Use Shims to allow for small adjustments in the course of construction, if needed. Install Paver Base Staggered pavers are used to make your backyard patio because they function as regular paver pieces that can be reduced into smaller portions using a circular cut. The stones should be laid out so that there's no space between the stones. If not treated, water will get trapped underneath the paver and cause major harm. To ensure that they are able to fit comfortably, place gravel over the base of every paver within each footing hole. Be patient when setting up patio pavers to ensure you do not damage any one of them, that could cost you additional cash in repair costs. Once all the pieces are installed it is possible to use a laser to mark the exact location where the bricks and stones should be placed to ensure that they will be evenly positioned. Put up your brick walls Lay bricks to your patio area in either stack bonds, depending the way you prefer it laid out. There is no right or wrong approach to installing bricks that make attractive patterns once they are placed in the correct way on top of the paver base. Be sure there's an adequate seam between the bricks that they be overlapping. There will be a need to buy more bricks than you need. Also, you can set the wall with sand, before mortaring them to ensure a stronger bond. Install Masonry Units Also, you can practice retaining wall landscaping. Making masonry blocks for your backyard plans for patios could be any easier or less costly than the process of mortaring them using premixed mortar mix. Lay out the bricks according to plan and start press them in place against one another until they're snug against one another. M .