Putting your pavers on a general cleaning schedule is a great way to keep them looking tidy. How many times per year is up to you. Some folks in Germany clean their pavers every weekend, some sort of Sunday ritual. Most cleanings can be done using every day household cleaners. Dish soap, laundry soap, and bleach are widely used. Hiring a hardscape firm that specializes in cleaning is also an easy choice.
Let's talk about the most common stains:
These are the most common stains easily cleaned up using household cleaners. However, if your results were less than satisfactory, Unilock’s vast professional cleaners would be your next step.
Avoiding stains altogether is a tough one. Spills will happen. One way to make the clean up a bit easier would be to put a sealer on your project. There is a sealer for everyone’s taste, from invisible to a high gloss wet look. These will not only help in clean up, they will give your pavers a splash of personalization.
If you have not decided on your choice of pavers yet, or you would like to retro fit a high stain area, two great choices are Umbriano® and Belpasso®. These pavers come armed with exclusive stain resistant technologies, with features such as Titan Tec™ Surfacing Technology and Stay Clean™ Stain Resistance Technology built in to make clean ups that much easier.