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Old 06-04-2007, 08:11 PM   #1
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We have a paver walkway and I understand that you are supposed to do some sort of periodic maintenace---like sweeping sand over it. Can you tell me what's good to use for this purpose; how best to apply; and how often this needs to be done? Thanks in advance!

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Go to a home improvement store and ask for some fine sand. Tell them what you are using it for. After you sweep it in with a push broom, water it like you would your yard. This will help pack the sand down and keep it from moving around. If it has been quite a while since you have done this, it may require a couple of applications.

FYI, my dad has done this for several sidewalks at his house. He first put the pavers down around 7 yrs ago and has not had any problems.

You really can't mess this up, so don't worry too much about it.

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you might try something like this joint locking sand...it may be too late for a re-do though. It keeps the weeds out and won't wash out with water/rain.
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