Painting Worn Brick Pavers - Painting - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Painting

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-21-2012, 06:08 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10
Default

painting worn brick pavers


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.

Advertisement

KathrynM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2012, 06:49 PM   #2
Rubbin walls since'79
 
Brushjockey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Mn
Posts: 2,518
Rewards Points: 2,000
Default

painting worn brick pavers


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-....

Advertisement

__________________
"It's better to come here with questions before you screw up than to come here after and ask how to fix them."- JS
Brushjockey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2012, 07:05 PM   #3
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hartfield VA
Posts: 27,811
Rewards Points: 738
Default

painting worn brick pavers


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.
joecaption is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2012, 07:27 PM   #4
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: se
Posts: 1,337
Rewards Points: 540
Default

painting worn brick pavers


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?
__________________
Alexander Pope: [a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing]
noquacks is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2012, 07:28 PM   #5
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Canada (s/w ON.)
Posts: 2,294
Rewards Points: 1,000
Default

painting worn brick pavers


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!
Wildie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2012, 07:33 PM   #6
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: se
Posts: 1,337
Rewards Points: 540
Default

painting worn brick pavers


Good idea, just be careful- some high presures will flake/damage bricks. Bricks are not as hard as one might think.

Advertisement

__________________
Alexander Pope: [a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing]
noquacks is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
14" digging for normal brick pavers? hohadcr Landscaping & Lawn Care 5 08-13-2011 11:45 PM
Question Re. Parging Over Brick Captain.Sassy Building & Construction 19 06-22-2010 09:50 AM
Brick Pavers joe3534 Building & Construction 0 12-09-2009 05:11 PM
Brick Fireplace Painting asuka Painting 27 12-13-2008 10:53 PM
painting over a brick fireplace lindalouthehandygirl Painting 1 07-24-2008 03:41 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts