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Blocking sand going down this drain ?

Discussion in 'General DIY' started by Keitai, 28 Mar 2019.

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    Want to block this drain hole from all the sand that will wash into it when I pressure wash block paving that leads down to it. What will let the water go in but not the sand and dirt etc? DSC_0586.JPG
     
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    Cover pot with old sock after drilling a few holes in it, fill with shingle and jam in hole , will let the water thru. Jet washing block paving is not a good idea.
     
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    I guess by 'pot' you're referring to my plant pot in picture?

    I heard that using pressure washing on block paving isn't good as it blasts out the sand but I also heard it was ok. Just not sure. What other way is there? Most people I spoke to, do it this way.

    As I do this on a block of flats and work through a property management company i am worried about getting sued. I was asked to do it though by guy who lives there and have texts to confirm this
     
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    Removing the sand lossens the blocks, unless you intend to resand after any clean.
     
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