Maintaining Brick Pavers

Old 04-06-08, 08:10 AM
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Maintaining Brick Pavers

We just bought a house that has two brick paver patios. Our inspector told us to re-sand and seal them. How do I do this?
Old 04-06-08, 02:21 PM
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If the patios need cleaned, I would do that first. To "sand" means to spread sand over the pavers and sweep it into the crevices. Look for sand that's appropriate for pavers, not a coarse sand. To seal, apply a sealer designated for pavers with a pump sprayer or roller.

Pretty easy maintenance and you can expect to do that every couple of years.

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If the sand is clumpy, open bag and stow it in heated area for a few weeks.
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Maintaining Brick Pavers

Do not use concrete sand - it is too coarse for interlocking pavers.

Use mason's sand.

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