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Stone Paving: Stain Removal

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Removing Stains from Your Stone Paving

 Maintain your paving and keep it looking like new by cleaning it regularly and removing stains. Whether you have laid limestone pavingpaving, stone paving, paving slabs, stone paving or some other paving material, they are all likely to get stains on them from time to time. However, there are ways to remove common stains and growths such as oil spills and weeds.

 

Cleaning dirt from paving:

When it comes to the general cleaning of your paving, it is best to give your paving a good scrubbing with a stiff brush accompanied by mild detergent and hot water.

 

If you wish to use a power hose, you should observe the following:

  • Test hose on a small area first.
  • The hose should be held approximately at a 30 degree angle (no more than 30 degrees) on a medium pressure setting.
  • Any jointing that is removed should be replaced.

 

To learn how to clean weeds and oil stains, you can read the full version of this article here.

You can also check out our different paving products on our website. If you need any advice on natural stone, please contact us or come visit our paving display area in Camolin, Co. Wexford, just an hour from Dublin.

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Do It Yourself or Use a Professional Stone Mason?

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PavingWell-installed patio paving in the right stone, colour and shape can transform a generic space into something spectacular. Once you’ve decided to use stone paving for your outdoor living space, the next choice is whether to install the patio yourself or to hire a professional stone mason for the job. These tips can help you decide which option is best for you.

Of course DIY installations will reduce the cost of the project but the result can be disappointing. According to the weight of the paving stones it can be very difficult to install them in the right position.

The type of installation you use can also make things easier but will change the appearance of the paving result.

If you want your paving to have a more sophisticated look, mortar is the best solution but it requires a higher level of skill.

Read the full article here to find out what will work for you.

Check out our stone paving products. If you still have questions or would like a expert opinion on your paving project, we would be delighted to discuss it with you and offer you advice. Contact us directly by phone or send a message or visit us in our showroom just over an hour from Dublin.