Flagstone

Joint Options

Gator DustGator DustGator Dust

A polymeric sand filler that will harden and lock between the stones, securing them in the same position.

Pros: Easy installation, easy cleaning, prevents weed growth and ant hills

Cons: Must be sure to direct water properly, cannot be easily pulled up after installation, does deteriorate over many years and need replenished. More costly than gravel.

 

 

 

Plaster SandPlaster SandPlaster Sand

Very fine-grained sand. Natural tan/gray in color.

Pros: Packs tightly between the stones, permeable.

Cons: Will deplete over time and come out when sweeping or pressure washing and need to be replenished.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/4 Minus Crushed Gravel1/4" Minus Crushed1/4" Minus Crushed Rock

Tiny rock shards that are 1/4" at the largest and dust at the smallest. The smaller fines get between the larger shards and allow this product to pack extremely well.

Pros: Packs well, multiple color options.

Cons: Size may be too large for smaller joints, but will work in most.

 

 

 

 

 

TopsoilGarden SoilSoil or Compost

With soil or compost between the stones, you can plant grass, moss or steppable plants.

Pros: drainage, appealing.

Cons: Maintenance of the grass or plants may be higher or more susceptible to weed growth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

PeagravelPeagravelPea Gravel

Small 3/8" round pebble rock.

Pros: Multiple color options. Optimal drainage.

Cons: Will continuously move and shift causing them to constantly roll up on top of the patio stones.

Paver

Joint Options

 

Super SandSuper SandSuper Sand

A polymeric sand that will harden and lock between the pavers, securing them in the same position.

Pros: Easy installation, easy cleaning, prevents weed growth and ant hills.

Cons: Must be sure to direct water properly, cannot be easily pulled up after installation.

 

 

 

 

 

Plaster SandPlaster SandPlaster Sand

Very fine-grained sand. Natural tan/gray in color.

Pros: Packs tightly between the stones, permeable.

Cons: Will deplete over time and come out when sweeping or pressure washing and need to be replenished.

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Super SandSuper SandSuper Sand

A polymeric sand that will harden and lock between the pavers, securing them in the same position.

Pros: Easy installation, easy cleaning, prevents weed growth and ant hills.

Cons: Must be sure to direct water properly, cannot be easily pulled up after installation.

 

 

 

 

 

Plaster SandPlaster SandPlaster Sand

Very fine-grained sand. Natural tan/gray in color.

Pros: Packs tightly between the stones, permeable.

Cons: Will deplete over time and come out when sweeping or pressure washing and need to be replenished.

Gator Dust

Plaster Sand

1/4 Minus Crushed Gravel

Topsoil

Peagravel

Super Sand

Plaster Sand