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PostPosted: Sat Jun 13, 2009 10:44 am    Post subject: Bradstone/Crea paving Reply with quote

Hi, I was thinking of using a dyed concrete paving that I like the look of. Its a bradstone product. A patio guy told me that within 2 years it will discolour and have a finish like a cavity block. Has anyone got any experience of these products? is this true? I'd hate to waste my money..

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 13, 2009 12:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It depends on the quality. It might well happen with a cheap product, but I would doubt if it really would end up looking as bad as a cavity block in two years, unless the dye is put on the finished product rather than a high quality dye put into a high quality mix when they're made.
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