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Coloured sealant for driveway

Discussion in 'Renovation & Home Improvement' started by Jess Peletier, 5th Oct, 2016.

  1. Jess Peletier

    Jess Peletier Mortgage Broker - Australia Wide Business Member

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    Hi all,

    We're renovating our house and we currently have a cream brick paver driveway. We need to widen it, and are also going to landscape the front with a heap more paving. The drive is mostly in good conditon and after speaking to some tradies are considering using old pavers for the new part and spraying the whole lot for a uniform look.

    Has anyone done this before? Just wondering if I'm better off ripping the whole lot up and starting again .
     
  2. D.K

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  3. Brian84

    Brian84 Well-Known Member

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    Use a roller and apply the coloured concrete sealer. Don't use paving paint as it will peel over time. With a sealer it doesn't usually peel it just fades.
     
  4. drg86

    drg86 Well-Known Member

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    Agree with Brian, use a sealer not a paving paint. I'm about to seal my new concrete driveway but I keep taking on other projects and don't get to it. You can get a 20L for around $200 and roll it on.
     
  5. Jess Peletier

    Jess Peletier Mortgage Broker - Australia Wide Business Member

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    Thanks! In your experience, if the pavers are different colours will this show through the sealer?
     
  6. Timmyd02

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    If the driveway is in good condition. A proper clean and paint is relatively inexpensive and easy to do
     
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