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Old 06-21-2012, 05:08 PM   #1
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I recently bought a house and the back patio is made of brick pavers that are worn and old looking. What would I paint them with that would give it some color, long wearability and be non slip? Also, would I need a primer and what kind? Thank you.
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Old 06-21-2012, 05:49 PM   #2
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Some people kill for old pavers that are worn and old looking.
Why do you want to paint them?
and painting them will become a maintenance issue - for ever-....
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Post a picture.
If that's not the look you want then replace them them with something else.
Never ever paint them.
Most likly you could sell them on Craigs list to off set the cost because there in demand.
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Sheesh, no kidding! Youre so lucky to have those "worn" bricks! The character, the look, the atmosphere. Unless youre talking about the "fake" molded /pressed concrete colored cr+p, the color which fades in a few years. Or do you have the real baked red clay bricks?
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Try pressure washing them! They'll look almost brand new!

If you paint, they will be ruined and will have to be replaced, if you wish to sell in the future!
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Good idea, just be careful- some high presures will flake/damage bricks. Bricks are not as hard as one might think.
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