So, you’ve invested in having brick pavers installed for your new driveway, patio, walkway or deck, or maybe you’ve even taken the time and effort to tackle the project yourself, but now you ask: what is the best way to maintain your new brick paver masterpiece? Whether you hired a professional or dug deep into a DIY project, you want to protect your investment for years to come and keep your brick pavers looking and performing great. Many people may think that because brick pavers are durable, they don’t require maintenance, and they would be wrong! While brick pavers do not need much up-keep, it is important to inspect your brick pavers and have them cleaned on a regular basis. Here are a few tips on how to care for your brick pavers:
- Inspect your brick pavers on an annual basis for issues like cracks or separation between bricks. Depending on the age of your brick pavers you may be able to repair or replace the pavers with a new paver or it may be worth the time to find a paver that has aged appropriately and that matches all of your other pavers.
- Stains: As we’ve said before, it is important to address nasty stains like oil and paint quickly. Depending on the climate you live in or whether your pavers are close to a garden water feature your pavers may also experience mold or algae growth. There are a number of DIY tricks for treating these kinds of stains and growths including chlorine and vinegar solutions, but sometimes it is best to just…..
- Hire a professional! From annual maintenance to tackling those touch stains mentioned above, our brick paving company has the tools and expertise to address many different brick paver issues.
The sun has come back out in the Mile High City and we are hard at work installing brick pavers all over town. Give us a ring today for an estimate on installing or repairing your driveway, patio or deck just in time for the summer BBQ season!