If you’re considering block paving, you’re probably wondering if you need to seal it - whether you’re attempting it yourself or hiring a professional. There are many benefits to sealing block paving, not only will it ensure that your paving lasts a long time, but it will also protect your investment in your property by shielding it from the elements.
Other advantages of sealing block paving
- Prevents the growth of algae
- Protects the surface of the paving from sealing
- Reduces weed growth
- Strengthens paving by binding jointing sand
- Prevents fading and keeps colour looking vibrant
Using a quality sealant, such as the range from Resiblock, will also prolong the life of your block paving. Resiblock products are UV resistant and penetrate the blocks deeper to reduce the chance of abrasion.
In this guide, we’re going to look at how to seal your block paving using Resiblock block paving sealer. Available in both natural and gloss finish, it’s easy to find the right match for your property at BC Profiles.
Remember, if in doubt - always consult with a professional before starting your project.
Step One: Thoroughly clean your block paving with a pressure washer. It’s important that you remove all traces of weeds, lichen, algae stains and any other marks before you begin the project.
Step Two: Once clean, wait until the entire area is completely dry (fingers crossed for no rain!)
Step Three: Refill the block paving joints with kiln dried sand.
Step Four: Check that there is no excess sand on the driveway.
Step Five: Check the application instructions on the product before applying your Resiblock sealer to the area using a brush, roller or squeegee.
Step Six: Wait for the first coat to dry before applying the second coat of your Resiblock sealer.
There you have it, your block paving should be looking as good as new and ready to face anything that gets thrown at it. If you have any questions about the Resiblock range or sealing block paving, get in touch with one of the BC Profiles team today.
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