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  • How To REALLY Build A Flagstone Patio By Yourself

    Every so often we come across a great blog post that just has to be shared. The super hilarious narration of Telling Dad’s exploits when building a flagstone patio had us splitting our sides with laughter.

    Telling Dad totally nails it right from the start. The post is called “How to Build a Flagstone Patio in 3 Days” and his opening line is:

    “To be honest, I have no clue how to build a flagstone patio in 3 days. This was just the original title I started with after everything I read on the internet recommended setting aside “2-3 days” to build a flagstone patio. Liars. “


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    Telling Dad goes on to explain exactly how long and what it took in terms of tools, methods and so on to lay a simple 12×15 flagstone patio, with assistance from his family members including his very cute 3 year-old daughter!

    This is a really great post to read if you are considering remodeling your patio without the help of professionals. Unlike other blog posts or remodeling website, it’s a very honest and real account of how to do it, what problems you might run into and what little details need to be taken into consideration along the way.

    Read the full article here: http://www.tellingdad.com/2011/how-to-build-a-flagstone-patio-in-3-days/