Whenever I’m talking with people about permeable pavers, one of the first questions I am asked is ‘How do I lay permeable pavers?’
Generally, they are laid on a crushed rock and sand base:
- The bedding sand needs to be a no-fines sand.
- And if the soil under your crushed rock isn’t very permeable you might like to consider installing some drainage pipe to guide any overflow away to a grey water storage tank or into a stormwater drain.
- Depending on the stability of the soil under your sub-base, geotextile fabric may be required between the sub-base and crushed rock, and between the crushed rock and bedding sand.
To see how we laid Premier Hydropavers™ permeable pavers at our yard in Cheltenham, Victoria, watch this video: