Should I seal Tobermore block paving?
Tobermore believe that sealing paving is down to personal choice. Some customers feel that sealing the paving can reduce maintenance whilst others prefer not to as it can alter the appearance of the paving. It is best to take advice on this from some of the many companies who supply sealing products.
How do I cut Tobermore paving blocks?
They should be cut using a masonry saw or concrete block guillotine. All Health & Safety guidelines should be followed.
How wide are the joints in Tobermore block paving?
The joints in Tobermore block paving are approximately 2mm. Most concrete block pavers have an integral spacer nib which automatically creates the joint width when the blocks are laid hand tight.
What is the recommended bedding/laying course for Tobermore block paving?
Concrete block paving is generally installed “flexibly” on a bed of sharp sand between 30 and 50mm deep and jointed with kiln dried sand. For full details on bedding and jointing requirements please consult BS 7533 https://shop.bsigroup.com/
Concrete block paving can also be laid “rigidly” although this is less common. Laid “rigidly” means laid on a bed of cement mortar with mortar joints. For full details on bedding and jointing requirements please consult BS 7533 https://shop.bsigroup.com/
Where can I find installation guidelines for Tobermore block paving?