Taking Care Of Your Natural Pavers

Natural pavers are wonderful pieces of nature. Majority are made in the earth’s core by high heated temperatures which bind many small minutes of mineral together which makes them form a natural stone. They then sit and mature over millions of years and become more and more beautiful as the age gets older. You will notice that the older the pavers the more unique they become.

There are a lot of imitation materials that are being used today to mimic the look of natural stone pavers but ill say nothing beats the real thing. They may be cheaper in price but pure natural stone pavers will last longer and give a natural affect that you deserve.

Natural stones pavers come in an extensive range of various colors, textures, patterns and sizes. They all differ in density from soft to tough. Their textures can be smooth, glossy and relatively rough.

Most natural stone pavers can be applied anywhere around your homes. Driveways, walkways, garden paths, steps, patios, indoor flooring, sidewalks and pool surroundings are all common places where most people tend to select natural stone pavers for their preferred flooring.

The Many Unique Colors of Natural Stone Pavers

Below are 3 classic examples of just how unique the colors of natural stone pavers are. They can not me matched by any other man made product.

Bluestone pavers have been used around this pool. Look at the classic example of just how unique the colors really are. They are delightful and stunning. They enhance the overall look of this special area of the home.


This gorgeous coloring is natural stone called sandstone. Sandstone also offers many magical settings. It is made up of quartz, mica and silica. Take a good look at the fantastic colors that also can not be match by any other product.


Limestone is famously known for its pastel colors. Limestone pavers offer many neutral tones which will help you blend them in with your outdoor color scheme.

Caring For These Outstanding Pavers

Well we all love the look of our newly paved pathway where ever it may be around our home. But are we thinking long term and ready to maintain them? Yes of course we are! Caring for natural pavers is a job that is done easily. All you need to keep in consideration is that they need a little attention every now and again. Make them part of your weekly chores. They do require a little maintenance. But you will only benefit from it.

Sweep over Them Weekly

This is the easiest job of them all, and so simple and quick. All that you need is a broom and yourself. Simply just sweep over the pavers to remove all dust, dirt and debris. If you do not do this is can result in staining the surface and dirt will affect the natural coloring of these unique pavers.

Wash Them down Every 2 Weeks

Mix up some warm soapy water and throw it over the area. Use your broom or scrubbing brush and sweep over the water. This will give the pavers a genuine wash over. This process will remove dirt, debris and dust that may lay on the surface. Do not use a scrubbing brush that has metal bristles as it will affect the natural texture of the pavers.

Chemical Cleaners for Hard Stains

Chemical cleaners are made available from your local natural stone paver’s retailer. Seek their advice on choosing the right solution for your flooring. Chemical cleaners are great for removing harsh stains like; grime, oil, petrol and tyre markers.

Sealers To Lock In The Colors and Protect The Unique Surface Textures!

Sealers are available in many different finishes like, glossy, high glossy, matt and smooth. You can seal your natural pavers at least once a year to ensure their colors last forever. However it is not necessarily recommended to seal them unless they are around the pool area because natural stone paver’s colors get better with age. They also need the space to breathe.

Looking after you natural stone pavers can be a job done easily take the time out and enjoy the natural beauties of your own natural stone pavers.

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