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Rehab concrete patio or sidewalk in 4 steps

Rehab concrete patio or sidewalk in 4 steps

If you already have a concrete patio or sidewalk, you can update the space simply by laying brick pavers over the old surface. There are a number of advantages to doing it this way. The biggest is that the base is already there and you instantly improve the appearance...

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How to build a patio or walkway with no-cut paver patterns

How to build a patio or walkway with no-cut paver patterns

A small no-cut paver patio or walkway is a straightforward do-it-yourself job. We have a guide called The Seven Simple Steps that covers all you need to know to complete the project. Although the first step in the Seven Steps is calculating the materials you need, we...

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Project Material Estimator

Project Material Estimator

DIY Paver Material Estimator Calculate how many pavers, cubic yards of sand and crushed stone base that you'll need for your DIY project. If you'd like assistance, contact us below. ...

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Proper Technique for Cleaning your Brick Patio

Proper Technique for Cleaning your Brick Patio

Once your brick patio is installed, it doesn’t need much maintenance. This is one of the great traits of brick. Over time, because of weed growth, sediment deposit or falling leaves, you may want to give that patio a good cleaning. Before you do, review these simple...

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Project Material Estimator

Project Material Estimator

DIY Paver Material Estimator Calculate how many pavers, cubic yards of sand and crushed stone base that you'll need for your DIY project. If you'd like assistance, contact us below. ...

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Octogenarian couple installs 25,000-paver driveway

Octogenarian couple installs 25,000-paver driveway

Keep up with the Watsons? Start with 25,000 pavers Wilda Watson can tell you exactly how many Pine Hall Brick Company standard clay pavers it takes to fill a 1990s-vintage Little Tikes wagon. Eighteen. In October, Wilda hauled her last load of 18 pavers in that wagon,...

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Transform your interior with a brick floor using PaverTiles

Transform your interior with a brick floor using PaverTiles

Our new PaverTiles allow homeowners to have a true brick floor in just about any room in your home. In the past if homeowners wanted a brick floor, they had to install full thickness brick or clay pavers, but their size and weight made it next to impossible to remodel...

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Interior brick projects for the DIYer

Interior brick projects for the DIYer

Interior brick projects? When you think of interior home improvements, brick might not come to mind. Think again.   Sure, facebrick is a bigger job than most DIYers want to tackle, but you can add  brick features to any home interior with several of new products....

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Paver landscaping is a labor of love for Luke DiVenti

Paver landscaping is a labor of love for Luke DiVenti

Paver landscaping is a great way to beautify your property. It's also a fun way to expand outdoor living space. And, sometimes it can solve common yard care problems. Luke DiVenti of Greensboro has been a regular at our annual Paver Days events. It's where he gets...

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How to build a patio or walkway with no-cut paver patterns

How to build a patio or walkway with no-cut paver patterns

A small no-cut paver patio or walkway is a straightforward do-it-yourself job. We have a guide called The Seven Simple Steps that covers all you need to know to complete the project. Although the first step in the Seven Steps is calculating the materials you need, we...

read more
Rehab concrete patio or sidewalk in 4 steps

Rehab concrete patio or sidewalk in 4 steps

If you already have a concrete patio or sidewalk, you can update the space simply by laying brick pavers over the old surface. There are a number of advantages to doing it this way. The biggest is that the base is already there and you instantly improve the appearance...

read more
How to install a brick patio yourself

How to install a brick patio yourself

There are clay brick patios installed by professional installers and there are patios installed by do-it-yourselfers. Many of the latter have been inspired by the annual Pine Hall Brick Company Paver Days, which are held every spring in North Carolina. Paver Days...

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Keep your clay pavers beautiful and safe in icy weather.

Keep your clay pavers beautiful and safe in icy weather.

  When winter weather strikes, there are a couple of tips to remember when combating the snow and  ice that will keep your brick patios and walkways looking beautiful into spring and summer. If you use a shovel or snow plow to remove the snow and ice from the...

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Removing oil stains from your brick driveway

Removing oil stains from your brick driveway

Nothing mars a beautiful clay brick driveway like a unsightly oil stain, but it is bound to happen. The best thing you can do if a car or other vehicle leaks oil or fluid onto your driveway is to deal with the stain immediately. The longer you wait to remedy the...

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Adding drainage to your enclosed patio

Adding drainage to your enclosed patio

Not all patios are constructed with permeable paving. For those spaces that are built with traditional pavers, you must consider drainage, especially if you have a retaining wall or other enclosure that may trap water during a downpour. One way to ensure your patio...

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Tips for working with polymeric sand

Tips for working with polymeric sand

If you're considering a paver project, you should probably start thinking about the type of sand you'll be using in your joints. There a few options available, including a type of sand called polymeric sand. Polymeric sand is a blend of fine sand and additives that...

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Selling your home: Exterior upgrades are a good investment

Selling your home: Exterior upgrades are a good investment

One of the biggest motivators to taking on home improvement projects is how it will affect the resale value of your home. Return on investment is a great rationalizer when debating on which projects are the best to undertake. Here are a few tips to remember when...

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Proper technique for drilling into brick.

Proper technique for drilling into brick.

Few other materials are able to provide the natural warmth of a brick wall. The natural texture and colors provide the perfect canvas for large, decorative focal points like mirrors or unique wall art. Hanging decorative items on brick, however, presents a unique set...

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How to hang Christmas lights on brick with a glue gun

How to hang Christmas lights on brick with a glue gun

Brick homes dress up beautifully for the holidays with greenery and lights for a classic look. But how do you hang lights without nails in window sill and eves? Use a hot glue gun. We found this method online and wanted to test it ourselves, so we took our supplies to...

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