When to seal your pavers
Whether it’s your patio, driveway or pool, sealing your new pavers is a very beneficial and important part of your paver project.
Reason 1. A quality sealant helps you maintain the look of your property.
Reason 2. The sealant will help bond the sand and pavers together, adding longevity.
Reason 3. A quality sealant will help retard the growth of weeds and mold.
Some experts say it’s ok to seal the pavers right after installation. This expert says wait a few weeks, keep an eye out for efflorescence. Efflorescence or “efflo” is a white salt that leeches out of the paver due to moisture.
How many coats?
A high quality sealant will require 2 coats. There are contractors out there who will increase the warrantee time if they apply a third coat. A lower quality sealant may have that effect. My company will not have that policy. Quality installation and product will only require 2 coats. A third will be redundant and unnecessary