Paver Maintenance

Should I seal my paver patio – How to seal pavers

Posted by on Jul 20, 2014 in Installation, Paver Maintenance | 0 comments

As a professional hardscape installer that specializes in paver patio installation, we’re often asked during the design process if we recommend the pavers get sealed. The answer really depends on what the clients expectations are from the sealer. Unlike a deck or stamped concrete, sealing pavers is primarily for added aesthetics and decreased maintenance. Will my paver patio fall apart if it’s not sealed? The answer is kinda. Let me explain. When we seal pavers, we often use a...

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How to keep weeds from growing between pavers

Posted by on Sep 20, 2013 in Installation, Paver Maintenance | 0 comments

There’ s nothing more frustrating than having weeds growing between the joints of pavers. Before you know it, the weeds can take over and be almost impossible to remove. As a respected paving contractor in Louisville, KY, I’m going to share with you a step-by-step way to remove the weeds between pavers, but before I do I want to talk about how the weeds got there in the first place.     How do pavers get weeds in the first place In my years, I’ve heard many...

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The proper way to install Paver Sealer for interlocking pavers

Posted by on Jul 11, 2013 in Installation, Paver Maintenance | 0 comments

Over the past few years, polymeric sand and joint stabilizing paver sealer has become more and more popular. At Two Brothers Brick Paving, we prefer to use a joint stabilizing paver sealer over polymeric sand whenever possible. For the most part, they achieve similar results in the joint – keeping the sand in tact. In this article, I’m not going to discuss the pros and cons of paver sealer vs polymeric sand (I’ve already done so in an earlier article on polymeric sand),...

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