How to Clean a Brick Patio
Learn how to easily clean a brick patio with these simple step by step instructions
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Broom or Leaf Blower
Power Washer or Scrubbing Brush
Patio Paver Sealant
Move all your patio furniture and plants aside.
Sweep debris and remove any weeds.
Hose off any surface dirt.
Choose a chemical cleaning agent such as Borax,vinegar, or oxygen bleach to remove tough mildew stains.
Power wash or scrub by hand with a stiff wire brush.
Spray a salt and vinegar solution in the cracks to prevent further weed growth.
Lay down compacted polymeric sand to create a physical barrier to weed growth in the cracks.
Seal your cleaned bricks with a low glosswater-based sealant
Video courtesy of Handyman Magazine.
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