Can you crazy pave over concrete?

Can You Lay Crazy Pavers over Concrete? Yes, it is possible to lay crazy pavers on concrete. In fact, you should aim to install these natural stones on concrete slabs only.

What is the best mix for crazy paving?

We normally recommend laying on a 50mm thick bed of 10:1 semi-dry grit sand and cement, as described on the Mortars page, and then using a wet grout to seal, as illustrated on the Pointing page.

How much does crazy pave cost?

How much does crazy paving cost? Crazy stone pavers are made from typical natural stone pavers that have been broken down into smaller, irregular shaped stones. Depending on the type of stone you choose, they cost between $60 and $100 per meter squared.

How do you fill cracks in crazy paving?


  1. Use a completely dry surface.
  2. Put together a 4:1 (though some use 3:1) mix of builders sand and cement (do not mix with water!)
  3. Brush across the whole area using a softer brush, filling all slab gaps evenly.
  4. Compact the mix into the gaps with a trowel.
  5. Repeat as above until all gaps filled and mix brushed off slabs.

Is it cheaper to pave or concrete?

Pavers vs concrete: cost Pavers are more expensive for materials and installation compared to concrete slabs, but can be about the same price when compared to stamped, decorative concrete.

Is there such a thing as crazy paving?

If you like something a little different from the norm, you may wish to consider Natural Stone Imports crazy paving options. Cut from the same high quality blocks as our pavers, Natural Stone informal paving solution offers the opportunity to craft a unique design for your living space.

What kind of paving stones are used in New Zealand?

To get a good feel for all our Indian sandstone colours in natural light, pop into the vast display area of our Christchurch yard. Our polished bluestone pavers are a stunning addition to our natural stone range. Sourced from the highest quality controlled quarries in China, honed bluestone paving is unique in both colour and texture.

What kind of stone do you use for crazy paving?

Crazy paving designs can be blended with a number of natural materials to ‘fill the gaps’ or you can opt for a conventional mortar fill. A simple ‘Google’ search will bring up a myriad of design ideas. One of our favourite inspiration sites is Houzz. Our standard stock crazy paving is available in Bluestone and Lava Rock.

How did crazy paving cave get its name?

In Crazy Paving Cave the unusual floor pattern was created over a long period of time from deposits of dried out mud that have formed paving patterns on the cave floor. At the entrance to Box Canyon, the neighbouring cave, a stairway leads down into a large open chamber.