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Brick Paver Restoration Steps

Note: These Steps will work on Failed Brick Paver, Stamped Concrete, and Decorative Concrete Sealers.

spraysealerBrick Paver Sealers are different then regular concrete sealers in that they:

  • Darken the appearance by giving a "wet" look.
  • Can give a gloss appearance that ranges between satin to high gloss.
  • Helps solidify joint sand.
  • Film on the surface somewhat instead of penetrating completely into the concrete.

Unfortunately Brick Paver and Decorative Concrete Sealers sometimes fail by discoloring and turning milky white or yellow in color. Typically this happens for one of these reasons:

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10 Easy Tips to Help You Restore and Seal Your Brick Pavers

1. If need be it is best to level any pavers that may have settled unevenly. Lift the unlevel brick and level the base by adding slag or heavy sand base. Do this prior to any sealing.

2. It there is an excessive amount of weeds and grass growing in the joint sand, it is best to use roundup first. This will kill the root system of the weeds. This reduces the chance for weeds to reoccur. Do this a week prior to pressure washing.

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Restoring Exterior Brick Pavers

The steps needed to restore your Brick Pavers are relatively easy. All you need to do is clean, resand if needed, and apply a sealer. Paver Sealers can enhance the natural colors of your brick and come in Matte, Semi-Gloss, and Higher Gloss shine. If a "shiny" appearance is not desired then you can just add a Concrete Water Repellent for Protection only.

beading waterSealing Concrete and Bricks

Sealing concrete and bricks are very easy. Just clean and apply a sealer. Water Repellent Sealers come in many various types and can be specific to the type of substrate that you will be sealing.

  1. The use of a pressure washer is suggested when cleaning exterior concrete. Cleaning chemicals are not needed when removing dirt, grime, and vegetation. If you have stains on your concrete then we would suggest using a cleaner that is specific to the type of stain. i.e. Rust remover to clean rust, Oil stain remover to clean oil drips, etc. For interior concrete just use a mop and bucket to clean.

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