Installing stone or brick over an existing concrete pad is not very difficult but it will take some time. Adding stone or brick to a concrete patio or porch can add a new level of sophistication and beauty to an outdoor area. In addition, installing stone or brick over a concrete slab can cover unsightly cracks or breaks in the concrete.
Cool backyard idea: We love how Home Depot customer meatballmaker1 used his Hampton Bay pergola to create a "hot tub garage." He added a privacy screen made of sun screen purchased at Home Depot. "I folded the six foot wide roll in half and stretched it and stapled it to p/t 1" x 4." he writes. "I also used tapcon screws to secure four concrete pads to add stability.":