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Old 08-16-2009, 05:26 PM   #1
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What would help to keep sand and pea gravel from washing out between pavers and driveway?


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Old 08-16-2009, 05:41 PM   #2
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You might want to look into Ecofil or similar products.


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Whst ecofil?
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What you should look into is either polymeric sand or at least a sealer that will help retain what you currently have. You may need to get these things from a masonry supply center.
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Sealer is the best

I just learned how to install pavers, I did a very large area and it came out perfect. When I checked with the pros about the same problem you described I recieved two options:
1) Mix some portland cement with the sand when you sweep it into the gaps, once you hose off the surface it will harden and help hold the sand in place. The only problem with this option is sometimes it will dis-color the pavers.

2) A good sealer applied after the surface has been cleaned and dried will help hold the sand. A second and third coat will make it last a long while.

I found videos and a lot of helpful info about pavers ( installing and maintaining them) on a site called LINK REMOVED there was info on a few other sites but this was the most complete I have found.

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