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    Slate Patio Makeover

    My back patio was in need of a makeover.  I had originally stained it but in high traffic areas, the color had worn off and the concrete had mildew stains.  After a little research, I decided on adding slate tile to the patio.  Slate tiles are very affordable @ 53 cents a tile and we already had a wet saw and all the tiling tools (trowels/sponge/spacers). Prep You can calculate all your materials quantities needed online before you even go to the store – this will save time and the hassle of trying to find someone to help you. Install Schluter Edge/Tile Start by cleaning your existing surface and let…