How To Make Concrete Pavers In Uganda

What is Concrete Pavers?

Concrete pavers, often referred to as paving stones, are a popular outdoor flooring option. Similar to tiles, pavers are manufactured in specific shapes, sizes and colors and arrive on site ready to be installed.

Concrete pavers are a very popular building material used to pave driveways, walkways, patios, and other surfaces. Though they are often referred to as “cement pavers,” that term is a bit misleading. Cement (usually Portland cement) is a primary ingredient in all concrete, but it is not the only one.

Means To Color Concrete Pavers

Apply the stain: Using the pump sprayer, evenly distribute the stain in a circular motion on the surface of the concrete brick pavers. If rolling the stain on, do the same in even layers. Layer if needed: Allow to fully dry. If the resulting color is too light, add layers until you achieve the desired result.

The Best Concrete Mix For Making Concrete Pavers

Your mixture should be made of one part of cement, two parts of sand and three parts of gravel. If you are planning on using a colorant powder, you will also want to add that before mixing in the water.

The Cost Of Concrete Pavers In Uganda?

Rectangular pavers cost Uhs700 per piece.Moon pavers cost Uhs700 to Uhs800 per piece.Star type pavers cost Uhs800 per piece.Coloured paver cost Uhs50,000 per square metre.

Process Of Making Modern Concrete Pavers

Step 1: Cut 2 x 4’s to Plan Space. Settle on your paver sizes, and start cutting the 2 x 4 studs to make your forms.

Step 2: Finalize Your Design.

Step 3: Ensure Your Space Is Level.

Step 4: Pour the Cement.

Step 5: Level Out Each Poured Concrete Paver.

Step 6: Remove the Frames.

Step 7: Pour the Gravel.

Ways To Calculate Concrete Pavers

Paver Calculations

  1. Multiply the length and width (in feet) of the area you’re paving.
  2. Multiply the length and width (in inches) of your bricks or paving stones.
  3. Divide the brick or paver’s surface area by 144 to convert to square feet.
  4. Divide the total paving area by the paver’s surface area.

How Many Concrete Pavers Can A Bag Of Cement Make?

Use “Mortar” or “Sand Mix”, which are both combinations of sand and Portland cement. Quikrete, a product that also contains pebbles, is okay to use, but produces a rougher texture. A 60-pound bag costs Uhs17747.11 and makes about 10 pavers.

What Sizes Do Concrete Pavers Come In?


Short Form Specification
6″ x 12″ x 2-1/2″6″ x 18″ x 2-1/2″
6″ x 24″ x2-1/2″6″ x 36″ x 2-1/2″
6″ x 48″ x 2-1/2″
8″ x 16″ x 2-1/2″8″ x 24″ x 2-1/2″

How Many Pavers Are In A Square Meter In Uganda?

Rectangular pavers have 50 pieces in a square meter and double moon, which are the commonest on the market have 43 pieces in a square meter.

How Do You Make Concrete Pavers Look Like Stone?

Tutorial Steps For Making Concrete Stepping Stones

  1. Prep The Space.
  2. Put Together The Stepping Stone Mold.
  3. Mix The Concrete.
  4. Cast The Concrete Stepping Stone Molds.
  5. Coloring The Base Layer.
  6. Fine Tune The Shape And Prep For Accent Coloring The Concrete Stepping Stones.
  7. Artistic/Accent Coloring Of The Top Layer.

The Strongest Concrete Mix Ratio

Strong Concrete Mix Ratio

In making concrete strong, these ingredients should usually be mixed in a ratio of 1:2:3:0.5 to achieve maximum strength. That is 1 part cement, 2 parts sand, 3 parts gravel, and 0.5 part water.

How To Make Your Own Concrete Pavers

The Cost of Making Your Own Concrete Pavers

From the getgo, you will need more materials than just concrete. You will also need materials for the mold and some form of release agent just to make the pavers. All these things add up and change the immediate price of the project.

How Many Brick Concrete Pavers Make A Square Meter?

Including mortar, there are precisely 48.5 bricks of this size per square metre, but most professionals calculate at 50 per square metre to allow for breakages, cuts, accidental damage or wastage.

How Many Pavers Fit In A Square Meter?

38 paversThere are approximately 38 pavers per square metre, but this varies due to the number of cuts and the laying pattern chosen. You will also need to allow for wastage. The quantity of pavers needed will depend on the area to be paved, and the paver chosen.