Brick pavers are a great way to enhance the look of your outside and give you a nice walkway or driveway, but they can also take a lot of work. One way to help them look great and function the way they should is through sealing them. Below are nine reasons to seal your brick pavers.
1. Sealing the Pavers Will Help Repel Damage from Water
If brick pavers get damage from water, it can be very devastating to their feel and look. When you seal them, taking that extra step can help them with lasting longer and looking better.
2. Sealing the Pavers Will Help Repel Stains
It doesn’t matter if you are really careful when you’re driving or walking on your driveway or patio – you are always going to have the chance of stains happening. When you seal your pavers, it’s going to help with repelling stains caused by grease, grime and oil.
3. Sealing the Pavers Will Help You Clean
Because the sealant is going to repel stains, a driveway or patio that is sealed will be much easier for you to clean than one that isn’t sealed. So maintenance is going to be a lot easier.
4. Sealing the Pavers Will Enhance Their Look
When you’ve sealed your pavers, they will look great for a lot longer. They also are going to last much longer than if they hadn’t been sealed.
5. Sealing the Pavers Will Prevent Snow and Ice Damage
If you’re living someplace where you get a lot of nasty weather during the winter, it can be really damaging. But when you take the time to seal brick pavers, you’re going to find the damage will be much less.
6. Sealing the Pavers Will Make Your Pavers Stronger
When you seal the pavers, it will help with them being stronger. This will also help with you saving money because you’re not going to have to replace them quite as often if the pavers weren’t sealed. You also have a less chance of the pavers breaking and cracking.
7. Sealing the Pavers Will Help Them Withstand Harsh Weather
Even if the area in which you live doesn’t get harsh weather such as snow or ice, hail and heavy rains can also damage brick pavers. After they’ve been sealed, it can also make them a lot stronger to withstand harsh conditions.
8. Sealing the Pavers Will Reduce Loosening and Cracks
When you have cracked and loosened bricks, they look terrible but they also are often dangerous since people can trip on the cracked or loose bricks and fall. However, when your pavers have been sealed, this is going to help with reducing the chances of your pavers cracking and loosening.
9. Sealing the Pavers Will Restrict the Growth of Weeds and Grass
When you have weeds and grass coming up between your lovely brick pavers, it looks like a mess. But with sealing your pavers, it can help with stopping the weeds and grass from coming up between them.
As you can see, there are a lot of great reasons to seal your pavers. They can make them look great, make them safer to walk or drive on and much more! You’ll find that sealed pavers are going to last a lot longer too. Sealing your pavers will take time but it also will save you time in the end.
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.