Caring for your pavers

Prevention is better than cure


Sweep regularly with a stiff bristled broom to keep pavers free from debris.

For maximum protection we recommend sealing concrete pavers after installation with a penetrating sealer. (Please check with a reputable sealing company for advice)

Re-seal concrete pavers as required taking special care in heavy wear areas and salt-water locations.

During construction, cover the paved areas to protect against damage.

Protect your pavers against possible staining from mortar, oxides, cement and rust.

Hydrochloric acid is NOT recommended for use with concrete pavers as irreparable surface damage may occur.

Do not use high pressure cleaning apparatus to clean pavers.

Attempt to clean stain before it hardens or dries up in all cases.

 

 

 

How to lay pavers

An easy step by step guide on how to lay your pavers.

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Blending your pavers

A handy resource on how to mix up your pavers for an even look.

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Moving and storing your pavers

This information sheet tells you how to safely move and store your pavers.

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If a stain occurs, follow these simple steps:

1. Assess type of stain carefully before taking action (incorrect assessment of stain can cause the stainto be more difficult to remove)

2. If stain cannot be accurately assessed, conduct a trial process on a small portion of stained area to determine most appropriate action

3. Utilise the guide below on some stain removal solutions

 

PROBLEM
SUGGESTED CLEANING METHOD

Efflorescence (White powdery deposit)

Brush first with a stiff bristled broom. Then hose with clean water. Weathering will eventually stop this process from occurring.

Leaves, Bark, Algae, Food and Wine Stains

Use bleach diluted with water, then wash down.

Chewing Gum

Freeze with dry ice and remove with a spatula.

Ivy suckers

Apply a heat gun to the suckers until they go hard. Allow them to cool and dry, then scrub them off with a stiff brush.