Pavers can be made of many different materials. Nevertheless, you will mainly find them in these four:
Concrete pavers are the cheaper choice with brick paver costing as much as twice their price.
First, the joints must be completely filled with sand, after that, sealing the entire paved surface helps.
There are great cleaning products that can be used to remove dust, grime, oil, rust, moss, algae, and skid marks. If you’d like us to take care of that for you, just get in touch!
You don’t necessarily need to seal pavers. That said, most paver materials are porous and benefit from sealing in order to avoid stains and continue to look beautiful for years.
Yes, it is possible, nevertheless, we don’t recommend it. Doing it the right way will be a tough job that requires some special tools and equipment you probably don’t have at home. You can trust our expert team to do it for you with no time and no mess.
Before sealing we ensure your pavers are fully ready for the process with chemical cleaning and pressure washing. After that, we will ensure the joints are filled with enough sand before proceeding to apply the sealer to the whole area. The whole process takes from 2 to 4 days depending on weather conditions.
A minimum of 24 hours is recommended for walking and 48 hours for driving.
Normally every 2 or 3 years, however, there’s a simple test you can use to know if it is time. Check if water from your hose beads up on the surface or not. If it isn’t beading that means a fresh coat of sealer will be useful.
There are various types of paver sealants and each provides different characteristics. While some will modify the color of the pavers in a specific way, some will be aimed at keeping their original look. That being said we can’t indicate the one for you without understanding your needs. JSBrick works with Paver Sealants from Seal ‘n Lock.
Ideally, paver colors should be selected to match the feel and style of your home. However, it is advisable to prioritize darker colors in the driveway (as they will show less damage) and lighter colors in the pool deck (as they won’t heat as much).
Yes, pressure washing is an aggressive cleaning method that will also remove the sealant layer.