Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Walkway Update

Bricks were the next step after pouring the concrete pads for the walkway. Sounds pretty simple in theory right? Pick a pretty pattern, lay them out, then add some mortar. No quite. For some reason we had a large number of bricks buried under the grass in the back yard (probably why the grass doesn't grow well, yeah?) so in the process of digging out for the pads we unearthed them all.
Free bricks, awesome!
Dirty bricks, not so awesome...
Travis and I spent Easter Sunday scrubbing the bricks to get the years of dirt, moss, algae and everything else off. It was a workout. Another weekend of scrubbing and hopefully we'll begin the "simple" part.

dirty bricks.
clean bricks.

7 comments:

sheila said...

Been there, done that! I still find buried bricks after all these years. They're beautiful, aren't they!

Mom and Dad said...

Doesn't sound like a fun job, especially on Easter Sunday! It will look really nice though!

Uncle D said...

I would check into gator dust before I motored them in ...just sayin :)

Uncle D said...

motared too lol

Uncle D said...

oh heck mortared ..ugh

Kelly + Travis said...

I like the sound of Gator Dust, makes the "simple" part even simpler! Thanks Uncle D!!

pmoore said...

go Baby GO!!! Lookin good!

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