A lot of people wonder if it’s worth it to seal brick pavers. Although it’s not an absolute requirement, there are many benefits to taking the extra step. Below are some of the advantages of sealing your brick pavers.
#1: Helps with Repelling Water Damage
Water damage can be devastating to the look and feel of your brick pavers. So taking the extra step to seal them can make them look a lot better and last longer.
#2: Helps with Stain Repellant
No matter how careful you are with walking or driving on your brick patio or driveway, there are always going to be stains that happen. Sealing the pavers will help with repelling the stains that oil, grime, and grease cause.
#3: Helps with Cleaning
Since the sealant will help with repelling the stains, a sealed patio or driveway is going to be a lot easier to clean than one that hasn’t been sealed. So you have more time to enjoy your patio or driveway.
#4: Enhances the Look
When your pavers have been sealed, they are going to look great for much longer. They also are going to last a lot longer than those that aren’t sealed.
#5: Prevents Damage from Ice and Snow
If you live in an area where there is a lot of snow and ice, you know how damaging it can be. But if you take the time to seal your bricks, you will find that the damage is a lot less.
#6: Strengthens Your Pavers
Sealing your pavers will help with making them stronger. This can help you with saving money since you won’t have to replace them as often as you would if they hadn’t been sealed. There is a lot less chance of cracking and breaking.
#7: Help Withstand Weather Conditions that are Harsh
Even if you don’t have to worry about ice and snow, heavy rains and hail can be just as damaging to your brick pavers. Once they are sealed, however, it can help with giving them strength to stand up to harsh weather.
#8: Reduces Cracks and Loosening
Not only do cracks and loose bricks look awful, they also can be dangerous since it can cause someone to trip and fall. But when you seal your pavers, this can greatly help with reducing the large amount of loose and cracked pavers.
#9: Restricts Growth of Grass and Weeds
There is nothing more unsightly than having grass and weeds come up between your pavers. But sealing them can stop grass and weeds from growing up in between the bricks.
As you can see, there are many benefits to sealing your brick pavers. They will last a lot longer, they will look a lot better, and they will require a lot less maintenance.
About Naples Pressure Washing & Sealing
Doron Nudel is the owner of Naples Pressure Washing, LLC. He’s worked as an exterior cleaning specialist in Naples, FL since 2008. Servicing many areas of Southwest Florida including Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero, and Marco Island.