Bahler Brothers Blog

Why Should I Seal my Pavers?

Posted by Randy Bianchi on Thu, May 21, 2015 @ 10:29 AM

This is a question posed to us often. While pavers are a great choice for your hardscape surfaces, there are three main benefits to sealing them. The first is to prevent surface erosion, second is to keep them cleaner, and third is to help stabilize the joint sand. We will discuss each of these reasons in more depth below.

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Topics: Concrete Paver Maintenance, Cleaning, Hardscape Cleaning and Maintenance

Hardscape Cleaning and Maintenance

Posted by Randy Bianchi on Thu, Apr 02, 2015 @ 03:53 PM

 

 

Is your joint sand failing signified by moss growth or wash out? Does your hardscape project not look as nice as when it was first installed? Are you experiencing efflorescence (whitish stains) on your pavers and walls? If so, hardscape cleaning and maintenance may be just right for you. Now is the time to Clean, Restore, Beautify and Protect your investment. Seal your recently installed job now to preserve its beauty, or have us restore your old, tired project like new again.  Call today to have the Paver Doctor prescribe just what your Patio, Walkway, Pool Surround or steps need to look and perform their best for years to come. Our High-Performance Joint Sands, Cleaners & Coatings will enhance the look and protect your investment from future wear, efflorescence, staining, and contaminants. 

 

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Topics: Concrete Paver Maintenance, Hardscape Cleaning and Maintenance

How can I Fix a Broken Pipe Under My Paver Pool Patio?

Posted by Steve Bahler on Wed, Mar 05, 2014 @ 02:01 PM

Patio repairs are less complicated with a paver patio.

Have you ever had to make repairs under a patio or walkway? There are many utilities and other underground obstructions that can affect either one:

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Topics: Fire Pit, Patio, Concrete Paver Maintenance, Paver Installation, Problems and Solutions for Pavers, Paver Comparison, Pool Patio, Stamped Concrete, Poured Concrete, Reinstallation, Patio Repairs

The Top 7 Problems and Solutions for Interlocking Concrete Pavers

Posted by Tom Bahler on Sat, Mar 03, 2012 @ 12:25 PM

Over the 27 years that Bahler Brothers has been in the paver installation business, we have seen pretty much anything that can go wrong, and have learned from those experiences. This article lists the top 7 problems that we find with interlocking concrete pavers installations and the solutions that we have found to work best for the climate we have here in Connecticut.

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Topics: Concrete Paver Maintenance, Paver Installation, Problems and Solutions for Pavers

What is the white stuff on my pavers and retaining walls?

Posted by Brad Wiegand on Wed, Feb 01, 2012 @ 09:40 AM

The concrete industry calls it Efflorescence. It is a natural byproduct of the concrete manufacturing process.

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Topics: Retaining Wall, Concrete Paver Maintenance, Problems and Solutions for Pavers

What is Joint Sand for Pavers?

Posted by Brad Wiegand on Thu, Dec 08, 2011 @ 01:38 PM

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Topics: Concrete Paver Maintenance, Paver Installation, Polymer Sand

How to Prepare Your Concrete Pavers for Winter

Posted by Jen Kloter on Wed, Nov 09, 2011 @ 07:45 AM

If you have concrete pavers or are thinking about having some installed, you might be asking, "What do I need to do to them to get ready for winter?" Although concrete pavers are designed to hold up well through winter weather and the impact of frost, snow and ice, there are a few things you might consider taking before winter arrives.

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Topics: Concrete Paver Maintenance, Paver Winterization

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