Problem Solver - Paving Slabs

Problem

Paving slabs are mainly concrete although some may be stone They are normally left undecorated, however in certain circumstances a paint system is required, also they are mainly in an external location This system is for light to medium traffic and with Low slip option


Stages

Stage 1 - Preparation

Ensure surface is sound dry and clean


If any mould or mildew is apparent, treat with a suitable fungicidal solution, rinse again with clean water and allow to dry.

Brewers recommends:
  • Albany Fungicidal Wash 1L
    - A 1 litre concentrated multi surface treatment to prevent the growth of surface mould on timber and masonry

Make good any defective areas to match existing

Brewers recommends:

Stage 2 - Basecoat

Once the surface is clean and all loose material has been removed, treat with a first coat thinned 10 - 20 % with clean white spirit

Brewers recommends:

Stage 3 - Topcoat

Apply an appropriate topcoat and allow to dry, followed by a 2nd coat to finish.

Brewers recommends:

Introduce a low Slip aggregate either by scattering over area treated or by mixing into wet paint