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What is the best sealer for concrete pavers?

What is the best sealer for concrete pavers?

Stone Cleaning & sealing.jpgThere are many manufactures of sealers, from solvents to acrylic urethane. Epoxies, acrylic, and urethanes sealers come in water-based versions and solvent-based versions, including combinations of both. The biggest difference between the two is the VOC content. The sheen and life of the product determines how often it lasts before needing to be reapplied. Solvent-based acrylics tend yellow overtime and don’t allow the concrete breathe. Epoxies are the strongest sealers, but are best used for smoother surfaces and more for indoor or warehouse floor application. The best sealers for paving stones are water-based urethanes. They are algae and mold inhibitors, allow superior joint stabilization, they are environmentally safe, its UV Protection will not harm vegetation, and it is VOC Compliant in all 50 States. Well-trained Gappsi personnel can apply paving stone sealer products achieving the best results.

Do you need to pressure wash pavers before sealing them?

Do you need to pressure wash pavers before sealing them?

paver cleaners long island NY Gappsi.JPGYes! All concrete and paver surfaces should be cleaned before applying any sealer coating. It is very important that the surface is clean because any stains or materials that get trapped under the sealer will not be able to be cleaned after it’s sealed. Pressure washing pavers is just as important as sealing it.
Using the wrong pressure washing tools could also hurt the pavers. A pressure washer with the wrong nozzle could mark or wear the pavers. The best recommended tool is a high volume, low pressure, hot water pressure washer. The hot water cleans the pavers and prepares the surface for the best result sealing job.

 

Is it necessary to seal pavers?

Is it necessary to seal pavers?

Is it necessary to seal pavers Beautiful driveways by Gappsi.JPGYes! Concrete pavers should be sealed. Paving stones are manufactured with the highest quality cement, but cement is a corrosive material that wears under natural elements.
The sun, rain and cold, can easily wear the surface of pavers, and a good sealing job with the right sealing product, applied by a professional technician of sealing, will create a layer of protection over the paving stones making them water repellent and weather proof. This will protect the concrete surface from corrosion.
A good sealer penetrates the paver surface and stays there for many years, even if the look of the sealer goes away, the color and texture of the pavers will stay new.

Swimming Pool Company Dix Hills Long Island NY

Swimming Pool Company Dix Hills Long Island NY

Concrete wall vinyl lined Swimming pool Built by Gappsi in Dix Hills Suffolk County NY. With full stadium stairs along shallow end wall, and Fiberglass spillover spas overall pool size is 20 x 40 3.5 to 8 feet deep with a diving board, Salt water chlorine generator and also a full automated safety cover. The masonry and patio were designed and installed by Gappsi, using a combination of Nicolock bayberry roman stones with charcoal borders and circles inlays and trims. To learn more about Gappsi products, please contact us at 631-543-1177 or visit our web site at http://www.gappsi.com

Swimming Pool Being Built in Kings Park NY 11754 by Gappsi

Swimming Pool Being Built in Kings Park NY 11754 by Gappsi

Concrete molded swimming pool wallsVinyl pool walls swimming pool, built with concrete walls.
Gappsi latest swimming pool installation in Kings Park NY 11754.
After the installation of the aluminum molds they were filled with ready mix concrete.
Steps across the shallow area are also molded as a monolithic pour.
Next the stripping of the molds we will excavate the deep end , install the foot print free bottom and install the liner along with the plumbing and the equipment installation.

Basketball Court Installer Company Smithtown NY

Basketball Court Installer Company Smithtown NYBasketball court tiles installation by gappsi Smithtown nyBasketball court built in Smithtown by Gappsi with Versacourt tiles over a 6 inches concrete base. Total size of court is 30 x 40 and included a 14 ft. high led light, adjustable basketball hoop and outbound netting along 2 sides.

Cambridge Pavers, Pool, Patio and Coping Commack NY.

Cambridge Pavers, Pool, Patio and Coping Commack NY.

Gappsi designed and installed the swimming pool, patio and landscapein Commack NY. Deck jets water feature, were installed on one long side of the newly installed vinyl lined concrete wall swimming pool.These deck jets water features create a pleasant sound effect that can be heard from every part of the backyard. Cambridge paving stones and full nose coping were used to pave pool and backyard patio. To learn more about Gappsi products and services please contact us at 631-543-1177 or visit http://www.gappsi.com

Cambridge Pavers, Pool, Patio and Coping Commack NY.

Cambridge Pavers, Pool, Patio and Coping Commack NY.

Gappsi designed and installed the swimming pool, patio and landscapein Commack NY. Deck jets water feature, were installed on one long side of the newly installed vinyl lined concrete wall swimming pool.These deck jets water features create a pleasant sound effect that can be heard from every part of the backyard. Cambridge paving stones and full nose coping were used to pave pool and backyard patio. To learn more about Gappsi products and services please contact us at 631-543-1177 or visit http://www.gappsi.com