HOW to make a Paver brick restoration

Paver Bricks

Paver Bricks are a manufactured product made of clay that is cast in forms, then heat cured, usually in the shape of a rectangle.  The steps needed to restore your Paver Bricks are relatively easy. All you need to do is clean, resand if needed, and apply a sealer. 
 Keep reading to learn about how to restore your paver bricks and all you need to know about them. 

How To Restore Paver Bricks

  • Remove dirt and grime from the brick pavers by using a pressure washer or a long-handled brush.
  • You can use an oxygen-bleach solution to remove mold or algae. Leave the brick pavers to dry completely for at least one to two days.
  • Apply a sealer to the brick pavers using a sponge roller or a heavy-duty metal sprayer.
 

Reuse Pavers

You may be able to save and reuse the pavers if they were installed with sand joints instead of mortar. A strong base is fully compacted and covered with a 2- to 4-inch layer of compacted stone dust. After installation, the pavers require an edging material to keep them from shifting.
 
Add Value To Your Home

Adding pavers to your sidewalk or driveway is a great way to improve your home’s curb appeal and add value. Beautifully designed pavers can easily enhance your landscaping, making its overall appearance more attractive.

How long should pavers last

50-100 years pavers generally last 50-100 years or longer. As opposed to concrete surfaces, pavers can be easily repaired and replaced, if needed.
 
Pavers are durable and Long-lasting When installed properly, the pieces interlock to create a flexible and strong pavement system. Because there are many joints in an interlocking concrete pavement, the pavers themselves are very strong and not prone to cracking or breaking.

Do Pavers Crack?

Unlike stamped concrete, pavers typically do not crack when they are properly installed. They also come with a number of other benefits that make them attractive to homeowners, including pavers cost about the same as stamped concrete in most instances.

How To Clean Old Paver Bricks

Chlorine bleach is especially effective on pavers plagued with moss, mildew or mold. Mix a solution of one part chlorine bleach and nine parts water in an empty garden sprayer. Spray it onto the pavers, let it sit for 10 minutes, then scrub with a long-handled scrub brush. Rinse the pavers well with a garden hose

How To make Old Pavers Look New
  • Sweep pavers with a broom. Grab a broom and sweep the dirt and debris off of your paving stones as often as you can.
  • Rinse off pavers with water.
  • Create a paver cleaning solution.
  • Apply paver sealer.
  • Replace your pavers.
How To Maintain Pavers
  • Make sure they’re laid properly in the first place and seal your pavers
  • Keep your pavers clean with frequent sweeping and the occasional wash with a garden hose
  • Top up any paving joints that need a little bit of extra jointing sand to stop weeds or pests pushing through. 
Sealer On Pavers

If you don’t seal your pavers, they won’t deteriorate and wither away. A properly installed paver patio with proper drainage will go a long way to prevent weeds, however, sealing pavers with a joint stabilizing sealer will harden the sand in the joint making it very difficult for weeds to grow. 

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