Whether you have recently got your paving laid, or whether you want to make it look like new, our tips below will help you keep your granite sparkling 💎
Sealing on your granite will help prevent staining on your paving. The most common forms of substances that cause stains on granite are oil and water, sealing your paving will help repel these stains to keep your granite paving clean and fresh. We supply a range of high quality sealers, which do not change the colour of the product.
Removing weeds: Before starting it is important to remove all the weeds that may be in between the paving. This is a time consuming chore especially if you have a large space but it must be done before cleaning. Using a strong weed killer can be a helpful way of removing most of the weeds. Remember to keep pets away from the area when the weed killer has been put down as it can burns their paws when walked on.
Brushing your paving: Removing the top layer of dirt and dust by brushing your paving regularly is a good way to lift away the dirt before washing. Make sure the paving is clean before you start to pressure wash. Before starting it is important to remove all the weeds that may be in between the paving. This is a tedious chore especially if you have a large space but it must be done before cleaning. Using weed killer can be a helpful way of removing most of the weeds.
Pressure washing: Pressure washing will help to clean the surface of the stone. The pressure washer should take off all the dirt on the granite, but be careful not to damage the stone with the high pressure of the water. Remember to keep a good distance between the paving and the nozzle of the pressure washer like shown in the picture below, if you go to close you could crack your paving depending on the depth of the slabs.
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