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Staining landscape pavers

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My bullet edgers have been in for 20 years and have faded from original tan color.  Anyone have experience with staining these. Could you use regular deck stain or is it a specific product?   Kind of spendy to replace so would like to try this.

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I don't have an good answer except to suggest that painting them will be a PITA as they have cracks, ridges, and most importantly dirt all around them.  How long do you intend to stay in the house?  Would it be acceptable to mount a board in front and make it whatever color you want?  It wouldn't have to be much as it won't be holding anything back.   Just some ideas.

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I am redoing all the landscaping around the house  because it has shifted and settled over 20 years since installed.   Remove, repair, replace.   Plan to stay here till I die.    Seems like a waste to replace with new.  Watched a few videos and yes it looks like a PITA but I have time and am just picking away at it.  Gonna try some oil based deck stain on one for a sample.  Next time at the big box store I'll see what they know about it.  Just thought I would ask.  A lot of resourceful people here.

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Check with a real paint store if you're going to do it.  Abbott, Hirshfields, some place like that.  They have a lot better exposure to a variety of things than someone at a big box.

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Went to the paint store today and there is a product for it.  It etches into the stone and is about $75 a gal.  Only need one coat  so should go a long ways.

Thanks for the replies.

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