Paving edging is often damaged when removing weeds, trimming with a weed eater and / or by using a poor quality cement mix.
Follow these 6 steps to repair your paving!
Here’s what you will need to do the job:
- 4 pound hammer / old brick
- 2 x 2 kg Powafix Powa Filla
Estimated Project Duration: 30 minutes to apply & 4 h 30 min until completion.
HANDY TIPS & TRICKS TO NOTE WHEN DOING THIS PROJECT:
- Always use PPE as instructed on the Powa Filla packaging.
- Powa Filla usage is approximately 3kg / meter. This will depend on the paving depth and can be reduced by using more stones in the foundations. Any damaged grouting can also be repaired using Powa Filla.
Clear away loose soil, weeds and loose debris with a scraper.
Lay stones or pieces of old concrete as a foundation. Stones the sizes of golf balls are suitable for this use.
Use your 4 pound hammer or old brick to compact the stones on your base. If needed add more stones to give you a solid base to work with.
Prepare 2 or three meters of paving.
Mix 4 kg’s of Powa Filla. Add the water slowly and not all at once – you will need a reasonably thick mixture for this application. Mix thoroughly to ensure no lumps of dry powder remains behind.
Use a scraper or trowel to apply the mixed Powa Filla up against the edge of the paving. Use enough product to achieve the required edging.
Allow the product to dry for 15 – 20 minutes and use the trowel to smooth off and remove excess product. Splash a small amount of water on the surface to make this easier.
The product will be dry and cured in 4 hours- and you will have neatly edged paving again!
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