Block Paving Step to Brickwork Sealing


Postby sparkstertom » Thu Jul 28, 2016 2:12 pm

Hello - long time lurker - first time poster!

I'm after a bit of advice with regards to the attached photograph!

We've recently had a block paving driveway installed - together with a new step which was built up over the old step.

This has in turn increased the level of the step - but to be honest, it suits - especially with having to use a buggy!

But - my only issue is that the step itself hasn't been sealed properly where it meets the brick wall / bell cast pebble dashed section, leaving a gap - which is increasingly being filled up with sand!

I was considering using some kind of waterproof / water repellant screed or cement, or some other kind of sealant.

I considered some expanding foam - which I'd cut and then use some silicon sealant - but I genuinely haven't got a clue.

Any ideas!?

Thanks!

Tom
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Postby welsh brickie » Thu Jul 28, 2016 6:10 pm

the sand will eventually settle, I would leave it, filling it will only cause damp to occur
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