Tire marks are one of your common questions, as in, "Why do I have tire marks after I sealed my pavers?" To answer this, we need to understand how tire marks occur, on any surface, as well as what our research and development team considers and tests during product development of our sealers.
I’m sure you know the Do It Yourself, or DIY term, and what it entails. Have you ever heard the WTC term? I didn’t until it was recently mentioned on a podcast. I thought it was an interesting way to describe people who would prefer to just write the check and have a professional contractor do the work for them. It really got me to thinking – what kinds of projects should you even consider doing yourself versus hiring a contractor?
Choosing the “right” sealer for your project begins with understanding your surface. Even if you have pavers, it’s not always as simple as just saying that you have pavers. This article gives some pictures and things to think about so you choose the product appropriate for your surface and the look you want.
While we believe that sealers are very important, we do not believe that sealers should “cement” in the paver joints for proper stabilization. Black Diamond Coatings DOMINATOR color-enhancing sealersare designed to aid in joint stabilization. Polymeric Sand is an option if you truly need paver stabilization. Read More
One common question that both DIYers and contractors alike ask is: "How do I apply the sealer properly?" In this short article, we will continue to give you inside knowledge on the tools and techniques pros use for great paver sealer application. Read More
Winter is retreating and spring has sprung which means your outdoor space is ready for a deep spring cleaning! Besides the regular landscaping and lawn maintenance to clear out winter mess and prep your yard for spring, your hardscape will also need attention. Read More
Saying all pavers are the same is like saying that all sealers are created equal, which is far from true. This article provides an overview of different types of pavers and considerations for the type of sealer to use based on the paver. Read More
Homeowners, property managers and commercial property owners all have felt the sting of the rising costs of property maintenance. All hardscapes require periodic maintenance in order to keep them in presentable condition. Use sealers to lessen the maintenance needed! Read More
Learn the importance of surface temperatures before applying any hardscape sealer and choose your products, tools, and timing accordingly. Read More