As home owners, our main concern is for every aspect and area of our home to be remarkable always. We worry about even the smallest pavers being in great shape, and I think we can all agree. During seasons like winter, we begin to look over many areas of our home, and majority of us tend to worry about elements of the exterior such as pavers. What can we do to maintain pavers in good conditions during the cold weather that comes with winter? The good news is that there are a thousand things that you can do so that your pavers come out victorious over winter; Here is a couple:
Technically, winter truly begins on December 21st, so you have time to get your pavers sealed. Sealed pavers can endure any challenge that winter brings, and look great while facing those challenges. Through sealing, your pavers are protected from all the elements that get thrown their way.
Another thing to consider is having the perfect drainage plan for your pavers. The worst thing that can happen is for puddles of rain water to accumulate over your pavers as this would cause them to settle unevenly and even stain.
If you want to remove snow from the surface of your pavers, make sure it is done with a plastic or rubber shovel. If you opt to use a metal shovel, you can rest assure that there will be scratches and damages to your pavers, and we don’t want that to happen.
Another thing you can do to thoroughly remove snow from the pavers’ surface is ti look into snow melting solutions. There are many salt solutions out there that melt the ice right away. Find out which solution works best for you by reading the pros and cons of each, although typically majority of them are safe to use.
All in all, follow these steps and in the battle of your pavers versus the winter, your pavers will win.