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What To Put Between Pavers To Stop Weeds?

In order to prevent them from growing in the future , it is important to understand how weeds are in between paving stones. Weeds are not rising from the ground up; they increase as the sand washes down, so that plants fall from the top into the gaps between your joints. Properly installed paving stones are not easily broken. In selecting the best items for your project, weeds are experts in the quest for rising sites. Even a few plants will spread quickly over your entire courtyard.


Best Way To Prevent Weeds Between Pavers


The effective way to beat weed growth is to properly install your pavers from the outset. However, you still have weeds between your pavers over time, even with professional and proper installation. This is because dirt and seeds can get into the spaces between your paving stones. Here’s how to prevent weed growth between paving stones.


  • One way to limit this is to re-sand your hardscape by pouring polymeric sand between the pavers. Replacing sand which has been washed, blown or swept over the course of time will help smother the root of the weeds which have recently been removed and can help keep soil and seeds from falling through potential cracks.

  • Make sure that your patio or road is high enough to drain water when it is raining. In a cool, damp environment weeds want to live; proper drainage will help prevent weed development.

  • Sweeping daily. Brushing the paving stones will stop the planting of the seedlings and hinder the establishment of new weeds.


What is Polymeric Sand?


Polymer sand is a new product which generates much interest among homeowners, suppliers and suppliers of materials selling the product. It is interesting for me that as they move through time, many building products evolve. The best described outdoor grout is polymeric sand. It is a mixture of colorful sand beans, chemical binders or glues which are triggered by water, depending on the manufacturer. The sand that is between the joints becomes quite hard when the polymers dry and cure and cement the pavers. Between joints, weeds won't grow and the sand doesn't wash off.


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Are You Considering Interlocking Concrete Pavers for Your Pool, Patio or Driveway? 

At DPG Pavers and Design, we’ve been providing our customers with Interlocking Concrete Pavers for Pools, Patios and Driveways for over 30 years. DPG Pavers & Design, with locations in San Rafael, Walnut Creek, Oakley and San Ramon, California is the best curb-appeal and outdoor living space designer and installers in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Appearing on HGTV’s Curb Appeal and featured on Discovery Channel’s program Renovation Nation, our team of skilled designers and landscape engineers provide top-quality service and professionalism our customers love.  DPG Pavers and Design offers 2-D and 3-D conceptual home and landscape design plans that allow you to visualize your dream space and make that dream-concept a reality. Want to transform your front yard, back yard or driveway with pavers? Contact DPG Pavers and Design to schedule your free consultation today!

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