Clay Brick Pavers FAQ's





FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT BRICK PAVERS ...

Q: What Sizes Do Bricks Pavers Come In?

A: They come in a traditionally sized paver that is 230mm in length, 76mm in height and 110mm in width. This is just a commonly used brick paver size, however, you can choose from a wide range of other sizes. You can even customize your own size to meet your paving requirements.

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Q: How Do Today’s Modern Brick Pavers Compare to Brick Pavers Made Many Years Ago?

A: Well today’s brick pavers are still being made out of the same ingredients as they were many years ago. They are still being fired at high temperatures in kiln’s to ensure the perfect of their color, shape and durability. Today they are known to be stronger in strength, durability and sturdy. They also tend to last a lot longer nowadays.

Q: What Is The White Substance On My Brick Pavers?

Efflorescence on Brick Pavers A: This is known as efflorescence. This is a common problem that occurs on brick and concrete pavers. It is caused by salts in the mortar and cement that react with moisture therefore in most cases the pavers are actually not dried yet. Efflorescence can be removed by brushing it away or you can leave it to disappear naturally. If it returns then you can purchase an efflorescence remover in a solution form.

Q: Can Brick Pavers Be Reused?

A: Well yes they can. They are one of the many materials in the paving industry reused and they can look as good as new. If you’re selling your house and you love your pavers to much to let go, then take them with you and leave the new owners with a cheaper alternative like concrete pavers and they won’t know the difference.

Q: Are Brick Pavers High Maintenance?

A: No not at all. They will require some cleaning and sealing occasionally to upkeep their finish, colors and textures. Occasionally the sand in the joints will be washed away but all you will need to do is replace it which is a simple and timeless process.

Q: Is Sealing a Must With Brick Pavers?

A: This is personal preference. If you do not want to seal them, then don’t. But sealing will protect the colors and texture of all brick pavers. It can also prevent any scratches and marks from penetrating to the core of the brick pavers.
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Q: What Type Of Base Material Should I Install Brick Pavers Onto?

A: It is recommended that a crushed stone base is best, but mortar or cured concrete is also a good choice. It should be personal preference or consider where the pavers will be laid and all other areas surrounding it.

Q: Are brick Pavers Slip Resistant?

Brick Pathway A: Yes indeed they are. They can be used around your pool area without any fuss. They are a reliable and skid resistant material which is perfect for around the pool. They are also great on walkways as they provide a safe and enjoyable surface for all to enjoy. If there has been harsh weather or heavy rain, they are still safe to walk on..