Old 08-14-01, 11:55 AM
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I recently put in a patio with pavers. After going through the process very carefully and following all the recommended precedures, everytime it rains the sand washes out and I have to keep replacing it. I noticed that my pitch maybe a little steep by professional standards. Is there a coating or something I can put over the seams to contain the sand. I also heard of some people washing mortar in the seams and letting it set. But that sounds kinda risky to me. Any sugesstions would be appreciated
Old 08-14-01, 07:33 PM
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If the edge restraints are tight & below the paver bed; the underlying soil is firm, and the joints are narrower, more sand, water with a hose, repeat, until the sand is fully compacted.

Old 09-10-01, 07:26 PM
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yes time add a little cemente to the dry sand and broom it in lightly wash it down removing the cement from the top of the brick, sand will stay and not make it a morter job...just a nice hard sand finish...Good Luck

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