The Best Sealer for Pavers, Brick, Stone, and Concrete : Breathable Siloxane Silane Sealers

Siloxane based masonry and brick sealers that are breathable and penetrate into the substrate have many advantages over other surface sealers comprised of acrylics, silicone and epoxies. Advantages of Sealers: A breathable sealer will help protect masonry and hardscape in many ways such as, Resist cracking Resist spalling Reduce staining Protects against UV damage Prevents efflorescence … Continue reading The Best Sealer for Pavers, Brick, Stone, and Concrete : Breathable Siloxane Silane Sealers

Leaf Stains on Pavers: How to Prepare Pavers for the Fall and Prevent Leaf Stains

Treat and Prevent Unsightly Leaf Stains on Your Paving Stones this Fall! As you may have noticed during autumn, once the leaves start falling they can leave behind leaf stains on concrete sidewalks. This staining can happen to your pavers too. Protect your hard earned investment and prevent those unsightly stains by sealing your paver patio, … Continue reading Leaf Stains on Pavers: How to Prepare Pavers for the Fall and Prevent Leaf Stains

What Causes Efflorescence and How to Remove it: Efflorescence Causes, Removal, and Prevention

What is efflorescence? Efflorescence is a crystalline deposit of salts (carbonates, sulfates, chlorides) that may appear as a chalky or white haze on surfaces of masonry, stucco or concrete. The efflorescence  you are observing in your pavers is Calcium Carbonate, a by-product resulting from an interaction between the cement used to manufacture the paving stone and the … Continue reading What Causes Efflorescence and How to Remove it: Efflorescence Causes, Removal, and Prevention