How to Cover a Concrete Patio With Pavers

No need to tear out an ugly slab—just hide it!

Required Tools for this Project

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
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Utility knife

You'll also need a shovel, leather gloves, a plate compactor (rental) and a scrub brush with handle.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Pavers
  • Sand
  • Polyurethane construction adhesive
  • Concrete cleaner
  • Landscape fabric
  • Screed pipe, 3/4-in.
  • 2x6