Techo-Bloc Premium Paving Stones & Walls: 2017 Techo-Bloc Contractor Showcase Massachusetts

Techo Bloc 2017 Contractor Showcase Massachusetts

Don't forget to sign up for the 2017 Techo-Bloc Contractor Showcase! The seminar will be led by Pete “Paver Pete” Baloglou, director of sales, education and information at Techo-Bloc, and will cover everything from new products, installation methods, and best practices. Plus you will have the chance to network and strategize with colleagues, vendors, and suppliers. Massachusetts … Continue reading Techo-Bloc Premium Paving Stones & Walls: 2017 Techo-Bloc Contractor Showcase Massachusetts

Mr. Magic Ice Melt: Ice Melt Safe For Pavers & Stone|Mr. Magic Premium Ice Melt

Mr.Magic Premium Ice Melt

Mr. Magic Premium Ice Melt  Our #1 Recommendation for Protecting your Hardscape and Masonry During the Winter Season. Your hardscape project is a big investment so it is important to protect it all year round. Failure to do so during the winter season can result in some serious problems. For example, Water can freeze leaving an ice cover on … Continue reading Mr. Magic Ice Melt: Ice Melt Safe For Pavers & Stone|Mr. Magic Premium Ice Melt

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

Permeable Paver Patio, Walkway, and Driveway: Permeable Paver Benefits

Permeable pavers are an excellent way to preserve and protect the environment all while giving your home some attractive curb appeal! The unique design of permeable pavers allows for the proper percolation of surface water into the ground by allowing water to naturally drain into the surface through the voids in the pavers. This promotes the … Continue reading Permeable Paver Patio, Walkway, and Driveway: Permeable Paver Benefits