As with any renovation, it's important to check on the progress. Here I am (9 months pregnant) verifying the work. The workers were extra nice to me but I think it's because they feared I'd go into labour if stressed.
In our climate it is necessary to excavate at least 12 inches (approximately 3 inches for the pavers and the rest is for rock and gravel).
Excavating for the walkway:
|Check out that belly!|
Here is the backyard pad filled with gravel but not yet compacted:
Check back soon for the final reveal. It's a huge improvement from the before (See the before post)