The DOs and DON'Ts of DOMINATOR Polymeric Sand - Black Diamond Coatings

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by Heather Warren 1 min read

Installing the new and improved DOMINATOR Polymeric Sand is as easy as Sweep, Activate & Go! We've collected some of the top DOs and DON'Ts to help make your job even easier.


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DO #1

Use the Right Tools

  • Push Broom
  • Hand Tamper or Compactor
  • Leaf Blower
  • Hose with Spray Nozzle

DON'T #1

Don't apply DOMINATOR Polymeric Sand if the paver surface is damp or wet.

  • Don't use if RAIN is expected within 12 hours.

DO #2

Use the "Shower" setting on your hose's spray nozzle

DON'T #2

Don’t Over Water!

DO #3

Make sure your pavers have proper drainage

DON'T #3

Not for use on constantly wet or submerged surfaces.

DO #4

Use DOMINATOR Polymeric Sand to stabilize paver joints between 1/8" and 4" wide, with a depth of at least 1 ½"

DON'T #4

Don't forget to remove prior paver sand from joints if this is a re-sanding project.

DO #5

Fill the joints up to about 1/8" below the top of pavers (or 3 mm) 

DON'T #5

Avoid sweeping the product over long distances, so that its integrity is preserved.

DO #6

Be sure to follow instructions!

DON'T #6

Don't hesitate to call us for help and advice - 800-270-4050



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Heather Warren
Heather Warren

Heather Warren, the company's Vice President, has worked within the building products industry for more than 15 years. Since 2014, Heather has led the marketing and sales for Black Diamond Coatings. The company culture is shaped by Heather's philosophy to not be satisfied by the status quo. You'll find Heather working on a DIY project on many weekends and spending time with her family on their farm.

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