Application

Before Using Joint-It Simple™

Video Instructions:

1. Hardcore

2. Sand & Cement

3. Clean Joints

4. Application

5. Professional Finish

6. Leftover Product Storage

Text Guide:

1/6 Foundation

Getting Your Foundation Right

Foundation / base must be water permeable.
Use compacted hardcore 4-6″ deep.
Allow space for 2″ sand and cement and the depth of your paving slab on top.

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Sand

Use a sharp gritty sand. To see what sharp gritty sand looks like – watch Video One.

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Mix

Sand and Cement mix must be used in ratio of 1 measure of cement to 6 measures of sand. Mixture will be semi-dry.

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Joint Depth

Joints must be a minimum of 1″ deep.

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Joint Width

Joints must be a minimum of 1″ wide.

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Preparation

Clean the paving and remove all dust and debris from the joints before you apply Joint-It Simple™

1/5 Joint-it Simple™ Instructions For Use

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.

2/5 Joint-it Simple™ Instructions For Use

Open Joint-It

The product is vacuum packed tightly inside the bag.

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

3/5 Joint-it Simple™ Instructions For Use

Applying Joint-It

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.

4/5 Joint-it Simple™ Instructions For Use

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.

5/5 Joint-it Simple™ Instructions For Use

Sweep in Joint-It

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.

1/6 Useful Information

Be Careful

During and after applying Joint-It Simple™ be careful not to walk across the paving with dirty boots as doing so will leave dirty footprints on your paving

Keep children, dogs and other pets off the paving until it has dried.

2/6 Useful Information

What to Expect

Joint-It Simple™ is activated upon contact with air.

The product will feel hard to touch when you lift it out of the bucket. This is because it is tightly packed and vacuum sealed.

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Hard Brush

We use a hard bristle brush.

You can also use a squeegee.

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Soft Brush

Soft bristle brush.

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Professional Finish

For a professional finish, use a finishing bar or the side of a trowel to get a nice even finish on the joints.

6/6 Useful Information

Storing Joint-It

Put any unused product into the bucket, first having removed the cardboard base, cover it with water and seal tightly with the bucket lid. This will keep for up to 4 weeks.

Application Instructions:

Getting Your Foundation Right

Foundation

Foundation / base must be water permeable.
Use compacted hardcore 4-6″ deep.
Allow space for 2″ sand and cement and the depth of your paving slab on top.

Sand

Use a sharp gritty sand. To see what sharp gritty sand looks like – watch Video One.

Mix

Sand and Cement mix must be used in ratio of 1 measure of cement to 6 measures of sand. Mixture will be semi-dry.

Joint Depth

Joints must be a minimum of 1″ deep.

Joint Width

Joints must be a minimum of ⅛” wide.

Preparation

Clean the paving and remove all dust and debris from the joints before you apply Joint-It Simple™

Joint-it simple™ Instructions For Use

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.

Open Joint-It

The product is vacuum packed tightly inside the bag.

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

Applying Joint-It

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.

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.

Sweep in Joint-It

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.

Useful Information

Be Careful

During and after applying Joint-It Simple™ be careful not to walk across the paving with dirty boots as doing so will leave dirty footprints on your paving

Keep children, dogs and other pets off the paving until it has dried.

What to Expect

Joint-It Simple™ is activated upon contact with air.

The product will feel hard to touch when you lift it out of the bucket. This is because it is tightly packed and vacuum sealed.

Hard Brush

We use a hard bristle brush.

You can also use a squeegee.

Soft Brush

Soft bristle brush.

Professional Finish

For a professional finish, use a finishing bar or the side of a trowel to get a nice even finish on the joints.

Storing Joint-It

Put any unused product into the bucket, first having removed the cardboard base, cover it with water and seal tightly with the bucket lid. This will keep for up to 4 weeks.