How to Seal Between Paving Stones

Do you have weeds and debris filling in those spaces in the new pavers? Well, there is a way to help stop that process. This also keeps ants from making their homes in between the pavers, which is a real pain.

Steps

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    Fill in all the joints with a fine sand. Try to get it as full as possible.
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    Purchase a sealer product suitable for your project at your local building center. This product must be waterproof and should dry to create a firm sealer when it dries.
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    Use a small bottle that pours out a very small stream of liquid. Saturate the sand well on all joints. It will soak in and dry hard in several hours.

Tips

  • You could also use a ketchup bottle like the ones found at and old fashioned hot dog stand (which are sold at many stores).
  • You can use a hair coloring bottle that comes with a hair coloring kit. This puts out a controlled stream just right for the job.

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