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Joint-It Simple

Paving Jointing Mortar

For joints min 3mm wide and 25mm deep
Available in 3 colours: Neutral, Grey and Dark Grey.

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Storage

Unopened, Joint-It Simple should keep for a minimum of 12 months when stored in a cool dry place.


If there is leftover product after use, remove Joint-It Simple from the plastic bag and return the product into the bucket. Cover with clean water. This can be used within 12 weeks.

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Benefits

  • Ready-to-use
  • Quick-drying
  • Fast Application
  • Apply in wet or dry weather
  • Weed Resistant
  • Frost Resistant
  • Power-washer Resistant
  • Cement-Free
  • Non-Staining
  • Non-Hazardous
  • Permeable
  • Walk-on within 24 hours

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Surface Preparation

Before using Joint-It Simple, make sure that your foundation/hardcore is water permeable, and that all debris has been removed from the surface of the paving slabs.

We recommend that you watch our videos for full instructions.

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Coverage

Coverage depends on the size of your patio or paved surface and the size of your joints.

Why not calculate exactly how much you will need using our Calculator.

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Precautions For Use

Do not use this product if your foundation / hardcore base is not water permeable.

Limestone, Slate & Black Granite are highly porous stones that should be pre-sealed before using Joint-It Simple. Pre-sealing avoids any natural impurities from being drawn out by the grouting process.

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Application Instructions

Soak the paving with water.

Empty the product onto the wet paving slabs and brush in using a hard bristle brush.

When the joints are full of the product, soak the paving again.

Finish your paving by sweeping with a soft bristle brush.

Watch our application videos for more information.

Important

All Limestone, Slate and Black Granite must be pre-sealed before you apply Joint-It Simple.

Joint-It Simple Step by Step Guide

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Soak with Water

You must soak your finished paving with water before you open your bucket of Joint-It Simple.

Keep the paving soaked with water while you work. Do not allow the paving to dry as you work with the product. Keep re-wetting the paving as you work.

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Open Joint-It Simple

The product is vacuum packed tightly inside the bag.

Open the bag and tip the product out onto your wet paving.

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 Applying Joint-It Simple

Use a hard bristle brush to work the product into the joints. You must soak your paving with water before you start to sweep Joint-It Simple into the joints.

Keep the paving soaked with water while you work. Do not allow the paving to dry as you work. Keep re-wetting the paving as you work with the product.

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Soak Again

When all of the joints are full of product, and the paving looks like this, then soak the paving again with water.

Allow the paving and product to dry. Depending on weather conditions, this will take between 15 and 45 minutes approximately.

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Sweep in Joint-It Simple

Using a soft bristle brush, sweep over the paved area and top up joints with product until all of the joints are completely full.

Sweep up and remove any excess product.

FAQs: Joint-It Simple

Joint-It Simple is a water permeable, cement-free, ready-mixed paving jointing compound made from a mixture of specialist, non-hazardous, sands and glues.

Technically, Joint-It Simple is a compound and is different to a traditional paving mortar or grout because of the type of glue used.  However, the terms mortar and grout are commonly used to describe many ready-mixed paving jointing products, including our unique Joint-It Simple.

Joint-It Simple comes in 3 colours – Neutral, Grey and Dark Grey. The lid on each bucket and a tick on the colour indicator on the side of each bucket of Joint-It Simple indicates the colour of the product inside.

Examples of a variety of natural stone paving can be viewed on our website with each colour of Joint-It Simple.

Joint-It Simple is used to fill the joints between natural stone and concrete paving slabs.

Contact with air makes Joint-It Simple harden which is why you must use plenty of water on your paving slabs before you open and tip-out the bag. Wet paving slabs prevent Joint-It Simple from penetrating into porous natural stone.

With Joint-It Simple you must use water.

The paving slabs must be wet before you tip out the product, otherwise Joint-It Simple may accentuate any natural discolouration in your paving slabs.

This is why Joint-It Simple can be applied in the rain, as well as in dry weather.

In cases where insufficient water has been used, Joint-It Simple may leave a residue that accentuates any natural discolouration in the stone.

This residue should weather-off over a period of 3-6 months. To avoid any potential problems when using Joint-It Simple, please watch our step-by-step video guide before you use our product.

Yes, provided the foundation is water permeable and the joints meet the minimum recommended width and depth (see above).

Joint-It Simple’s cement-free formulation is kinder to the environment than using a traditional sand and cement mixture. Your patio can be finished more quickly, and the jointing can be completed even if it is a wet day.

Contact with air makes Joint-It Simple harden which is why you must use plenty of water on your paving slabs before you open and tip-out the bag. Wet paving slabs prevent Joint-It Simple from penetrating into porous natural stone.

Being ‘water permeable’ is very important because it means that water/rain won’t lodge on your patio; it will drain down through the joints that have been jointed with Joint-It Simple to prevent your patio from flooding. Rain won’t crack the joints between your paving slabs which is why we say that Joint-It Simple is weed resistant.

If you decide to power-wash your patio, the water won’t lift Joint-It Simple out of the joints once the manufacturers’ guidelines have been met  – it will drain down through the joints, which is why we say that Joint-It Simple is power-washer resistant.

We recommend that you avoid using a power-washer on your paving for a minimum of 30 days after applying Joint-It Simple.