Porcelain Paver Patio: Using Porcelain Outdoors

Porcelain Pavers Versatile. Durable. Stunning. With a new year comes positive change and new trends! With that said one outdoor trend that is gaining traction is the use of porcelain pavers or "slabs" for patios, pool decks, walkways, and driveways. If you don't already know, patios are becoming increasingly popular and it's very easy to see … Continue reading Porcelain Paver Patio: Using Porcelain Outdoors

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

Best Joint Sand for Pavers: How to use Polymeric Sand

6 Steps on How to Use Polymeric Sand Polymeric Sand is the best choice for filling in your paver joints. There are many advantages to using polymeric sand over other traditional sand, which you may read about here. Though the benefits are great, the installation of polymeric sand requires time and attention to detail. There are specific steps you need to … Continue reading Best Joint Sand for Pavers: How to use Polymeric Sand