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Postby lawsonsd » Thu Sep 04, 2008 8:42 am

I've resently moved house and inherited a block paved path around my new house. There are a lot of weeds coming up between the setts and I wondered what was the best way of removing these and ensuring that they don't return.

I have a power washer but have heard that this could damage the setts. I also have a kneeling pad and scraping tool, but as there is a lot of path, I was hoping there might be an easier way of addressing this problem.

If you could suggest a good way of addressing this issue I'd be most grateful.


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Postby wabbitpoo » Tue Sep 09, 2008 2:38 pm

The only "damage" the pressure washer would do is to blow the sand out from between the blocks, which you can re-apply. Use kiln dried sand, on a dry day and on a dry drive.

Alternatively use a weed-killer.
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