Internet #100580973

Model # 98001

Store SKU #208618

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Pavestone

0.5 cu. ft. Paver Base

  • Multi-purpose base material
  • Creates a solid foundation for pavers, stones and retaining walls
  • Stabilizes hardscape projects
$ 3 98
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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

I'm expanding our driveway from one side for a 16", does this good as a base under a brick and to...

I'm expanding our driveway from one side for a 16", does this good as a base under a brick and tolerate the loads from cars driving over it?
Asked by: Heba
It is a good sub base for that project, just make sure that the brick that you use is vehicular rated though. Thank you for your inquiry!
Answered by: Pavestone DIY Expert
Date published: 2018-09-28

Using for my first project. Do we need to water and stomp when laying this paver base. How much w...

Using for my first project. Do we need to water and stomp when laying this paver base. How much water is required. Is this sticky and bonded together ...
Asked by: Rao
I don't recommend water at all unless you want to water it after tamping/packing. I found that there was a lot of clay in the mix and it started to clump together on the bottom of my tamper and on my feet and was getting big gouges in it. It feels like a wetting after it is completely leveled and tamped would help bond it together though.
Answered by: JohnV
Date published: 2018-11-20

I want to just use this product by itself to fill in areas of a "BASE" driveway in the country. I...

I want to just use this product by itself to fill in areas of a "BASE" driveway in the country. I will not be putting anything over it. Will this be a good product to fill in areas of a partially muddy, country driveway?
Asked by: Cyndie
I wouldn’t use it for that.
Answered by: Nene
Date published: 2019-01-09

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: 2018-12-02
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Customer Reviews

0.5 cu. ft. Paver Base is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 216.
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 AVOID THIS PRODUCT! This product is unusable as a base for installing patio pavers. I wanted to m... AVOID THIS PRODUCT! This product is unusable as a base for installing patio pavers. I wanted to make a small pad in front of my shed, so I bought six bags. I opened three and poured them into half of my prep’ed area, noticing some stone. As I spread this, it became clear it contains about 1/3 bag of stone ranging from 2-3 inches. The “crusher” is more clay-like, and brownish; not the gray, finer crusher I’ve had delivered in the past. There is no way you could possibly get a flat base with this high, large stone content. This is unusable because of the size and quantity of the stones, which will eventually result in you patio pavers cracking. (I’ve also found some wood in the content.) Avoid this product unless you want to add a lot of frustration to your project and sift out a lot of rock...
Date published: 2019-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I highly recommend this paver base as it works well for setting up landscaping stone and keeps th... I highly recommend this paver base as it works well for setting up landscaping stone and keeps them in place over each season. Annually I may add paver base to the existing landscape stones. I used it also as a foundation to place river rock on an area in my yard that our gutters drain water into (away from the house). I am using this product to keep the stone in place as I build a rock garden in this corner of the yard that ends in a corner of the fenced yard. I have used other paver base from another store that moves all over the place rather than forming a foundation. I highly recommend this product.
Date published: 2019-05-21
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 great stuff, appears to be made from crushed concrete and lime aggregate . Settles well and lev... great stuff, appears to be made from crushed concrete and lime aggregate . Settles well and levels off fantastic. I've used under my paver walkways and this season put some down for the above ground pool base. Compacts nice and flat, drainage is just "ok", tends to retain some moisture if you do not use a larger aggregate base below it.
Date published: 2019-06-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not what I expected. I expected a fine ground stone... Not what I expected. I expected a fine ground stone but got more than that. Large pieces of rock, wood chips and even torn up pieces of clear plastic bag. I sifted out this junk, which took me an extra hour on the job, and used what I needed to fill the area. As far as the remaining bags, back to Home Depot for a return.
Date published: 2019-05-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Product is different than it used to be. Was a... Product is different than it used to be. Was a gray crushed stone, now it’s a reddish brown with mostly sand and large rocks.. including the trash inside with rocks, found chopped up gloves, plastic and other construction material. Junk won’t compact with compactor. Cheap but still cost the same
Date published: 2019-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pavestone paver base worked perfectly for me to redo my... Pavestone paver base worked perfectly for me to redo my patio. I took a little more than I originally thought it would because of some roots that had to be removed to ensure I could make it level. The paver base did a great job of giving me the foundation I needed to redo my patio.
Date published: 2019-03-26
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