April 20, 2017

Project color restoration:: SUCCESS👍
This New Port Richey home owner was going to replace his faded, sun bleached grey, dingy pavers don't with new brown ones. Thankfully, he saved around $20,000 by having us add a permanent translucent tint to his brick pavers after our cleaning process today. We are the only company in the Tampa bay area using a permanent color tint to either enhance your faded brick pavers back to a rich, vibrant, full of life color, or change the color of your pavers all together !! This is a PERMENANT tint - meaning it won't fade away or wear off. 

Give the best brick paver sealing company in the entire state of Florida a call for a fast, free, no hassle quote at 727-218-4221 where we have our office team ready to take on your calls. 
Or visit us online at www.DuraGuardFL.com for a plethora of information on paver sealing and brick paver restoration. 
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October 5, 2016

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April 13, 2016

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January 29, 2016

There is a chance that after a few weeks or months pass, a white haze may
appear on the surface of the pavers. This is known as efflorescence. It may
appear randomly or in certain areas, and will be more pronounced on dark
colored pavers. The white haze may give the impression that the color of the
brick pavers are fading. When wet, the white disappears and the color of the
pavers are enhanced. When they dry, the white haze reappears.

 Efflorescence is completely natural, and will disappear with time.


There is no reason to be concerned that your pavers are damaged or defective. The concrete pavers are experiencing a natural process. It is a condition in all cement-based products, as well as in many other paving products. But the condition will usually correct itself with time and exposure to the elements. Here in Florida it only takes between 2-4 weeks after installation depending on the season. The reason it is season dependent will be explained in the next section.

The chemistry of eff...

January 28, 2016

Brick pavers absolutely, 100% need to be re-sanded prior to sealing. The sand in the brick paver joints serves MANY integral purposes. Keeps joints stable, pavers level, insects out, plant life from growing between the joints and deters mold and mildew.

Please read and educate yourself in this small write up before you let another brick paver sealing contractor talk you out of re-sanding your brick pavers…
 

Joint stabilization – If you don’t have sand in the joints, rain water or pool water will run between the brick paver joints, and wash out the base aggregate sand material your brick pavers float on, (usually a 1.5” – 2” sand base) making your brick pavers loose, wobbly, uneven, sunken in or even raised up in some areas. Commonly called “sub surface erosion” or “Degradation”.  

Once the joint sand has been activated by the urethane in our Ure Seal h2o brick paver sealant, the 4 grain silica sand will become extremely hard, comparable to the consistency of concrete. Once its hard lik...

January 20, 2016

Here's another big one. 8000 square ft brick paver driveway and 2000 sq ft brick paver Pool deck (Total of 10,000 sq ft) another brick paver sealing contractor sealed a year ago, using a cheap, solvent-based brick paver sealant.
These types of sealants act as a very thick coating that goes over the top of the brick paver surface rather than soaking in to the pores like a penetrating brick paver s...ealant would do. This thick coating does not allow the ground moisture that we have here in Florida's subtropical climate to evaporate out of the brick Pavers once that ground moisture has permeated through the ground soil and aggregate material the brick pavers float on.
You can see that the moisture that gets trapped underneath that type of sealant becomes white and cloudy (refer to "before photo" on left).
The only way to remove that white cloudiness is to have a brick paver sealing company like Dura Guard Paver sealing perform a very expensive, labor intensive costly stripping of the fai...

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