Model # 98001

Internet #100580973

Store SKU #208618

0.5 cu. ft. Gray Paver Base
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0.5 cu. ft. Gray Paver Base

  • Multi-purpose base material
  • Creates a solid foundation for pavers, stones and retaining walls
  • Stabilizes hardscape projects
$358 /each
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Product Overview

  • Multi-purpose base material
  • Creates a solid foundation for pavers, stones and retaining walls
  • Stabilizes hardscape projects
The Pavestone 0.5 cu. ft. Paver Base (Step 1) provides a firm, stable base for installation of interlocking pavers, step stones and patio blocks. It can also be used for decorative aggregates. With assembled dimensions of 15 in. W x 4 in. D x 8 in. H, you can also use the sand for paver leveling or as paver joint sand.
  • Paver base material provides a firm, stable base
  • Quickly and easily placed and spread for landscaping installation applications
  • Ideal for installing patio blocks, pavers and natural stone walkways
  • Can also be used as a base for decorative aggregates in ornamental gardens
  • Will not fade, discolor, or attract pests like termites and ants
  • Size and weight are approximate
  • Note: product may vary by store

Product Overview

  • Multi-purpose base material
  • Creates a solid foundation for pavers, stones and retaining walls
  • Stabilizes hardscape projects
Model #: 98001
Sku #: 208618
Internet #: 100580973

The Pavestone 0.5 cu. ft. Paver Base (Step 1) provides a firm, stable base for installation of interlocking pavers, step stones and patio blocks. It can also be used for decorative aggregates. With assembled dimensions of 15 in. W x 4 in. D x 8 in. H, you can also use the sand for paver leveling or as paver joint sand.

  • Paver base material provides a firm, stable base
  • Quickly and easily placed and spread for landscaping installation applications
  • Ideal for installing patio blocks, pavers and natural stone walkways
  • Can also be used as a base for decorative aggregates in ornamental gardens
  • Will not fade, discolor, or attract pests like termites and ants
  • Size and weight are approximate
  • Note: product may vary by store

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Specifications

Dimensions

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)
2.00

Details

Application
Pathway,Patio
Color Family
Gray
Features
Textured
Landscape Supply Type
Paver Base
Material
Concrete
Product Weight (lb.)
52.86lb

Specifications

Dimensions

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)
2.00

Details

Application
Pathway,Patio
Color Family
Gray
Features
Textured
Landscape Supply Type
Paver Base
Material
Concrete
Product Weight (lb.)
52.86lb

Questions & Answers

What is the bag weight

It is important to know this regarding pick-up or delivery ....It seem Home Depot should have the answer to this .....without having such a delay.....It is probably printed somewhere on the Bag......
Asked by: IEEV
It's listed under Specifications: 52.86lb
Answered by: AmyInNH
Date published: 2018-07-05

How many bags would I need to do an area 12' x 4' with a depth of 2 inches? I am going to be using the 12 x 12 Patio Stones.

It would be helpful if Home Depot had a calculator for this stuff on the website like they do for buying bags of mulch.
Asked by: Seaviewkat
HOW MUCH PAVER BASE DO I NEED TO DO A 12 X 4 FT AREA
Answered by: VIN
Date published: 2018-05-24

Can you use this for leveling before putting up a pool?

Asked by: adotson95
You might be able to, but I'd recommend sand instead. The paver base includes larger angular aggregate that could damage or tear the pool material if put directly on top.
Answered by: Danbert
Date published: 2018-07-13

How many bags for 1 cu yard?

Asked by: Chas
0.5 cubic feet per bag 27 cubic feet per cubic yard - 54 bags per cubic yard
Answered by: Charles
Date published: 2018-07-05
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Customer Reviews

0.5 cu. ft. Gray Paver Base is rated 3.1 out of 5 by 121.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Picked up 20 bags for a small (100 sqft), non-critical, backyard project. I knew ahead of time wh... Picked up 20 bags for a small (100 sqft), non-critical, backyard project. I knew ahead of time what I was getting, and for a project of this type and size, it'll work fine. But, to be clear, this is NOT real paver base, it's just a bag containing sand, some crushed concrete particulate and small pebbles. You can reproduce it's contents exactly by buying a bag of sand and a bag of pebbles and mixing them - which is precisely what Pavestone does. Real paver base, also known as 'Quarry Process', 'Crusher Run' and 'Road Stone' in different areas, is a mix of 3/4" and smaller crushed stone and either stone dust or concrete dust, you'll never find a whole 3/4" pebble in the real stuff. When properly compacted, the real stuff will feel like a concrete floor, the stuff in this bag is closer to what the shoreline feels like after the tide has receded. Bottom line, for small, non-critical basing needs, it'll work, but for anything else call a quarry and get a bag/pallet of the real stuff delivered. For the price of these 20 bags I could have got nearly 2 metric tons of real quarry process delivered to my house in 7 days.
Date published: 2018-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked Great with Leveling Sand Had an area with no grass that we wanted to add a paver patio. I initially leveled the existing dirt and sand area out and watered the heck out of it for a week to ensure the existing material had compacted. I then added 2" of the Step 1 Paver Base and ran a plate compactor over it two times in each direction. I then added an additional 2" of the Step 1 Paver Base, and ran the plate compactor again over it twice, in both directions. It is really important that you ensure there are no high or low spots (I kept it under 1/4"). I then placed a stick of 1" PVC Pipe along one edge of the area, and another 8' away. I then added 1" of the Leveling Sand between the PVC, and then pulled a very straight 2x4 along the two pipes (called screeding) to create a smooth, level surface. I repeated this until the entire area had been completed. Was then just a matter of placing down the pavers, adding the border to keep everything secure, and swept some PermaSand in the joints, got it wet, and the patio looks incredible!
Date published: 2016-05-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Well, since I watched the Pavestone YouTube videos on how to lay paver stones, of course, the vid... Well, since I watched the Pavestone YouTube videos on how to lay paver stones, of course, the videos all advertised the company’s products. After the ground was tilled, I payed down 23 bags of this base which was full of rocks and a mixture of other things. I probably didn’t need this. So, I rented the compactor from Home Depot and flattened the land area as best as possible. The compactor worked well. After that, as I smoothed out the area with a 2x4 wood stick, I laid down 16x16 red stones. Because the paver base had so many rocks and lumpy things in it, some of the stones did not set right. They were not leveled thus, causing me to lift up the stone, use a garden shovel to dig out some of the rocks and lumpy things, smooth the area out with a piece of wood and then lay the stone back in place. I’d probably say that I’m not sure if it is necessary to use this base.
Date published: 2018-06-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Overall this product was average. I used 100+ bags... Overall this product was average. I used 100+ bags for a project in my back yard. Some bags were great and exactly as expected. Others had a lot of big rocks in them that I had to remove. Fortunately I could use those rocks for other parts of my project. Some bags had "junk" in them. Things like pieces of wood, cloth, plastic, and in one bag I found a glove. These are reasons why this product is average.
Date published: 2018-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not sure why there are so many negative reveiws... So I bought this product instead of buying a truckload of limestone base material. Guys... this product is exactly perfect for creating a good solid base layer so i’m not really sure why all the negative complaints... it is the perfect size gravel to level just about any area. If yall watch some youtube videos on how to install pavers you’ll see that this material goes UNDER EVERYTHING ELSE. In other words this is the first layer after you excavate your area. It IS NOT SCREED SAND. Once you spread this layer into your area it has to be plate compacted. Or compacted with a hand tamp. Worked great for me and was a decent alternative to buying a yard/pile of limestone material from a landscape company.
Date published: 2017-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked great. No movement after installed. Worked great. No movement after installed.
Date published: 2018-06-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I I found that there is rocks in the mix.... I I found that there is rocks in the mix. Way to many and way too large. There should be very little small rocks. I used a hand stomp. I had to separate the rocks out. After separating it . 70% was rocks & 30% usable material.
Date published: 2018-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product compacted very well as a based for my brick walkway. After laying out the pattern for th... Product compacted very well as a based for my brick walkway. After laying out the pattern for the walkway with the bricks I used the Paver base to fill the spaces between the bricks halfway, watered it to get out the air pockets. I used a broom to level the paver base across the bricks and watered that in until it was flat. The next day I sweep off the excess and the bricks are like they are in concrete. Thanks to the garden people at Home Depot for their advise and the items them told me about to build this walkway with boards or concrete.
Date published: 2018-07-03
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