Case Study: Concrete Walkway, Landing
Before and After
Remove the existing walkway and landing, which were broken.
Build a deep base, reinforce the concrete.
Removing the Old, completely.
A full day of digging excavated the trench.
At least eight inches deep, it has a hard bottom.
In the trench you can faintly see the steel wire mesh, measured and cut to fit in advance.
Concrete can give you any shape.
The foreground shows a dozen rebar rods.
A thick, high-quality, landscaping cloth lines the trench.
Four inches of 3/4" gravel will provide drainage and stability.