Make Steps from Cinder Blocks

I was visiting a friend who had just moved into a new home, and I saw these steps they made with cinder blocks. I thought this was great. They look so nice and orderly!


By Robyn Fed from Hampton, TN

August 18, 20101 found this helpful

Brick steps DO get very slick in winter months. They hold moisture and freeze with a slight film. Just an FYI. They do look nice.

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August 19, 20101 found this helpful

Great frugal idea! I really like the way it looks. As with the last comment posted, I'd put some rubber mat strips down. You could probably use old car mats. Just use a little construction adhesive. Also I'd put a little cement between them just to keep them from separating.

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August 19, 20101 found this helpful

Is mortar used to keep them from separating (like you use with red bricks)?

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August 20, 20101 found this helpful

I didn't know this and I will tell her these facts right away! I don't know if there is mortar in there or not, I think there is not. Thank you so much!



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August 23, 20100 found this helpful

Now I have an idea to pass on to my sister in IL. Someone filled their cellar with cinder blocks.

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