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PAVERS MADE NEW - FAQs

1. **What is paver sealing?**

   - Paver sealing is the process of applying a protective coating to pavers, typically made of concrete, brick, or stone, to enhance their appearance and durability.

2. **Why should I seal my pavers?**

   - Sealing pavers helps to protect them from stains, fading, weed growth, and erosion caused by weather conditions, UV rays, and everyday use. It also enhances their color and makes them easier to clean.

3. **How often should I seal my pavers?**

   - The frequency of sealing depends on factors such as the type of pavers, weather exposure, and foot traffic. Generally, it's recommended by paver manufactured to seal pavers every 5 years

4. **What types of sealers are available?**

   - There are different types of sealers, including acrylic sealers, penetrating sealers, and natural look sealers. Each type offers different levels of protection and finishes.

5. **How long does the sealing process take?**

   - The time it takes to seal pavers depends on factors such as the size of the area, the condition of the pavers, and the type of sealer used. It can typically take anywhere from a few hours to a day or more.

6. **Can I seal my pavers myself, or do I need professional help?**

   - While some homeowners choose to seal their pavers themselves, hiring a professional paver sealing company ensures proper application and longer-lasting results. Professionals have the experience, tools, and expertise to do the job efficiently.

7. **How do I prepare my pavers for sealing?**

   - Proper preparation is essential for a successful sealing job. This typically involves cleaning the pavers thoroughly to remove dirt, stains, and any existing sealant residue. Repairing any damaged areas and allowing the pavers to dry completely are also important steps.

8. **Will sealing my pavers make them slippery?**

   - Some sealers may increase the slipperiness of pavers, especially when wet. However, there are anti-slip additives available that can be mixed with the sealer to reduce this risk.

9. **How much does paver sealing cost?**

   - The cost of paver sealing varies depending on factors such as the size of the area, the type of pavers, the type of sealer used, and whether any repairs or cleaning are needed beforehand. It's best to get quotes from several companies to compare prices.

10. **How long does it take for sealed pavers to dry?**

   - The drying time for sealed pavers depends on factors such as temperature, humidity, and the type of sealer used. In general, it can take anywhere from a few hours to a day or more for the sealer to fully cure and dry. It's best to avoid walking or driving on sealed pavers until they are completely dry.

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