Repairing Pavers: Pool Deck Repair Mistakes to Avoid
You need to repair broken pavers, pool deck pavers can be dangerous, because people often have bare feet when around a pool. Any pavers, pool deck pavers in particular, should be repaired or replaced as soon as possible, to avoid injuries. In order to make sure you do not have to redo the job again in the near future, avoid making the following mistakes:
1. Avoid Unnecessary Costs
Where possible, try repairing the tile, rather than replacing it, because this can save a lot of money in the long run. The cheapest way to repair a tile is by turning it over and securing it back in place. However this is only possible if the crack has passed less than half way through the tile.
2. Prevent Avoidable Future Repairs
Once the paver has been replaced, it is important to seal the tile, to prevent water getting into the surface, creating more cracks and needing further repairs. Make sure the sealant is evenly distributed over the tile and grouting, to prevent the tile being damaged again.
3. Avoid Placing Paving at Different Heights
When replacing the paving, it is important to ensure that the replaced paver is the same height as the existing paving stones. If the pavers, around the pool deck are uneven, toes and shoes can catch on them. In order to make sure that the pavers are in line, use a spirit level.