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Video: Build Your Own Walkway

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I recently went out on a job with local landscaping contractor Dustin Carrier from Carrier Lawn and Landscape, based here in Lewiston, Maine. Dustin showed me, step-by-step, how to easily build an attractive, functional sidewalk, or even a patio – the basic steps are all the same – using very simple materials. I now feel confident enough to do this job myself. Hopefully, after watching this informational video series, you will too!

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1 Jaime McLeod { 07.26.11 at 3:34 pm }

Thanks, Emily! Don’t forget to come back next week to see the rest.

2 Emily { 07.26.11 at 11:16 am }

Wow – finally a great video that had exactly the info I needed! I watched your video on how to set the surface for a brick walkway. Very good information and well-explained. I was just about to re-do my front sidewalk to my front door and didn’t know to dig such a deep canal or rent the ground flattener. Thanks again. ~ Emily in Colorado

3 Cheryl Goldstein { 07.26.11 at 10:34 am }

Well done. I still think I would call Dustin to help me install my pavers!

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