Model # PVB5B

Internet #205663180

Store SKU #1000029015

20.04 in. x 36 in. Black Brock Paver Base Panel
0851214003017

20.04 in. x 36 in. Black Brock Paver Base Panel

  • Eliminates the hassle of building traditional walkways
  • Lightweight panel replaces bag base and most of the sand
  • Great for pavers, patios and other areas with foot traffic
$1297 /each
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Product Overview

  • Eliminates the hassle of building traditional walkways
  • Lightweight panel replaces bag base and most of the sand
  • Great for pavers, patios and other areas with foot traffic
For many homeowners, building a paver patio or walkway is simply too big and arduous a project. Lots of dirt, digging, hauling and labor. If you ask, most would say, I'll never do that again. Not anymore. Brock PaverBase is a lightweight panel that replaces bag base and most of the sand used in the old way of doing things. Now you can build the patio or walkway of your dreams in a weekend without all the sweat and fatigue. Brock PaverBase offers many advantages over traditional project base construction.
  • Lightweight and durable material makes it easier, faster, and a better way to build your project base, and it costs less
  • Each 5 sq. ft. panel (1 lb.) replaces 4 bags of base (160 lbs.) (1 case equals to 20 panels, weighs 20 lbs. covers 100 sq. ft.)
  • Simply lay the interlocking panels on top of sand layer and you have a stable and accessible job area, which speeds up the process of laying pavers
  • Digging out only 3 in. or less with brock paverbase vs 6 in. to 8 in. with heavy bag paver base makes the job a lot easier
  • Patented product lifetime limited warranty
  • Carry 100 sq. ft. of paverbase to back yard in minutes
  • Use for all paver and patio stone projects, small and large (foot traffic) for professional results, not for driveways
  • Able to walk on panels while installing pavers and patio stones
  • High grade 100% polypropylene is proven as a construction material and provides lifetime stability for your patio
  • Use in all climates (U.S and Canada) cold, hot and especially in freeze thaw regions
  • Channels and holes allow water to flow through the panel into the sand for drainage to avoid ponds on your patio
  • Medium density material is easy to install and cut with utility knife
  • Great for installing irregular shaped stones or multi paver patterns; you can move your pavers around with ease to match your pattern
  • Food grade material is environmentally safe, does not leech chemicals into the ground
  • How many panels do you need, project sq. ft. / 5 equal number of panels
  • How much sand do you need, project sq. ft. / 12 equal number of bags (for 1/2 in. sand depth)
  • Takes all the hard work out of preparing project base

Product Overview

  • Eliminates the hassle of building traditional walkways
  • Lightweight panel replaces bag base and most of the sand
  • Great for pavers, patios and other areas with foot traffic
Model #: PVB5B
Sku #: 1000029015
Internet #: 205663180

For many homeowners, building a paver patio or walkway is simply too big and arduous a project. Lots of dirt, digging, hauling and labor. If you ask, most would say, I'll never do that again. Not anymore. Brock PaverBase is a lightweight panel that replaces bag base and most of the sand used in the old way of doing things. Now you can build the patio or walkway of your dreams in a weekend without all the sweat and fatigue. Brock PaverBase offers many advantages over traditional project base construction.

  • Lightweight and durable material makes it easier, faster, and a better way to build your project base, and it costs less
  • Each 5 sq. ft. panel (1 lb.) replaces 4 bags of base (160 lbs.) (1 case equals to 20 panels, weighs 20 lbs. covers 100 sq. ft.)
  • Simply lay the interlocking panels on top of sand layer and you have a stable and accessible job area, which speeds up the process of laying pavers
  • Digging out only 3 in. or less with brock paverbase vs 6 in. to 8 in. with heavy bag paver base makes the job a lot easier
  • Patented product lifetime limited warranty
  • Carry 100 sq. ft. of paverbase to back yard in minutes
  • Use for all paver and patio stone projects, small and large (foot traffic) for professional results, not for driveways
  • Able to walk on panels while installing pavers and patio stones
  • High grade 100% polypropylene is proven as a construction material and provides lifetime stability for your patio
  • Use in all climates (U.S and Canada) cold, hot and especially in freeze thaw regions
  • Channels and holes allow water to flow through the panel into the sand for drainage to avoid ponds on your patio
  • Medium density material is easy to install and cut with utility knife
  • Great for installing irregular shaped stones or multi paver patterns; you can move your pavers around with ease to match your pattern
  • Food grade material is environmentally safe, does not leech chemicals into the ground
  • How many panels do you need, project sq. ft. / 5 equal number of panels
  • How much sand do you need, project sq. ft. / 12 equal number of bags (for 1/2 in. sand depth)
  • Takes all the hard work out of preparing project base

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Specifications

Dimensions

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)
5

Details

Application
Patio
Color Family
Black
Features
Textured
Landscape Supply Type
Paver Base
Material
Polypropylene
Product Weight (lb.)
0.9lb

Specifications

Dimensions

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)
5

Details

Application
Patio
Color Family
Black
Features
Textured
Landscape Supply Type
Paver Base
Material
Polypropylene
Product Weight (lb.)
0.9lb

Questions & Answers

Sand is needed, but desciption says sand is not needed?

From the several questions I've read on here it, it is still instructed to use at least a 1/2" base of sand beneath these base panels, however, per the description from the home depot website is states directly: "Each lightweight panel replaces 200 lbs. (5 bags) of the traditional stone base and sand, so it eliminates the need to dig out 4 in. - 5 in. of dirt and fill it in with heavy bag base." - that description implies that all that is required is to dig out grass in the desired area, make sure it is completely tampered down and level, then install the paver base panels and then the desired pavers on top. Is sand required or not/are these actually only to be used to replace the gravel then?
Asked by: KTK
As a professional installer I have not used these panels yet, but am doing some research. On the sand question.....The Interlocking Concrete Paver Institute standard for pavers is 1" to 1.5" of bedding sand. This product is claiming to only need a half inch underneath or an optional 1/2" also above each panel. If you were to eliminate the 1/2" above you are using less sand, but not removing the need for all of it. Sand is needed, but so is the requirement for perfect grading of the soils. As a professional installer we don't worry about the occasional hole caused by rocks removed in the subgrade. We fill those holes with qp or gravel, and never, ever, return soil to the excavation area or attempt to compact loose soils. It seems this product would actually be harder to use, for us anyway, in an attempt to get the base so perfectly flat and graded for water runoff with the rocky soil conditions we deal with daily which leaves an uneven soil base surface, even when using the most accurate excavation practices.
Answered by: Patiobob
Date published: 2018-04-07

420 square feet how many panel do I need

420 square feet how many panel do I need
Asked by: smiley
You will need 84 panels approximately 80 pounds in 420 square feet.
Answered by: CommunityAnswer
Date published: 2018-05-25

Do you put down the panel and fill the holes with cement?

Do you put down the panel and fill the holes with cement?
Asked by: Adrienne
no. you have sand underneath the base and put your pavers down. Then you use a product like permasand to fill in the cracks and hold the pavers in place
Answered by: LT
Date published: 2018-06-29

Can this be cut for curves and what tool would work best?

I want to put in an oval sitting area.
Asked by: Rich
Yes, super easy. A razor blade/box cutter would be best. I couldn't find mine, so I just scored it with scissors and it snaps apart.
Answered by: Bakers1
Date published: 2018-07-03
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Customer Reviews

20.04 in. x 36 in. Black Brock Paver Base Panel is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 51.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I really like these paver base panels. They eliminate the need for a compacted base. Just level t... I really like these paver base panels. They eliminate the need for a compacted base. Just level the area you are paving, but down a layer of sand to fill any low spots, lay the paver base panels over the sand, and lay your pavers. I think it makes the job much easier. Just finished a paver walk from the front of our garage to our backyard gate.
Date published: 2018-04-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 4 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2018-02-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I used the product to help build a rock garden. It was easy to cut to size, so far I have not see... I used the product to help build a rock garden. It was easy to cut to size, so far I have not seen any weeds in the rock garden which was established about 3 weeks ago. I also used it to support some stepping stones in another one of the garden plots.
Date published: 2018-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super easy and very sturdy... Super easy and very sturdy
Date published: 2018-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The panels made my project easier. Not much work getting the base materials in my back yard, but ... The panels made my project easier. Not much work getting the base materials in my back yard, but still work getting hauling all the pavers there. I'm really happy I went with these. We will probably add another project soon.
Date published: 2018-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to lay down. Love how it interlocks to help prevent weeds. Light weight a plus. Trimmable wi... Easy to lay down. Love how it interlocks to help prevent weeds. Light weight a plus. Trimmable with knife. Sure beats carrying, dumping, spreading and leveling bags of traditional base.
Date published: 2018-05-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Eliminated some of the required sand and sped up the... Eliminated some of the required sand and sped up the process. Still need a good flat bed but not as thick.
Date published: 2018-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Keeps the pavers perfectly in line without worrying about the... Keeps the pavers perfectly in line without worrying about the base shifting.
Date published: 2018-04-18
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