Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
- Tape measure
- Caulk gun
- Chalk line
- Utility knife
You'll also need a shovel, leather gloves, a plate compactor (rental) and a scrub brush with handle.
Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.
- Polyurethane construction adhesive
- Concrete cleaner
- Landscape fabric
- Screed pipe, 3/4-in.