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Old 06-18-2015, 08:03 PM
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Edge lines( brush lines)

I've had the chance over the last few days to work in a neighborhood I did several driveways a few weeks ago.

Everybody is happy and the jobs, in my opinion, look very good. But something is bothering me, I don't like because I see the brush lines next to the garage, pavers, and where the driveway meets the road. Any tips on how to maybe get rid of this. One guy told me to use a squeegee after and that could work
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Old 06-18-2015, 09:11 PM
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Probably time for new brushes. Do you use the synthetic fiber brushes? If so alot of the back bristols will get build up of sealer and harden which can cause the lines, just cut them off
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Old 06-19-2015, 07:09 AM
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i use very soft brooms, dont leave em out long enough to get hard, or replace for $15. dont broom any wider than u have 2. by the road. angle hard & spray over as much broom path as u can. there will still b a difference, so i try to make it LOOK like it belongs by giving a stright 2 ft path across apron, then taper evenly down both grass sides for a couple ft.
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Old 06-19-2015, 07:26 AM
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if u still cant live with it, u could tape (put) down roofing felt & spray the whole thing.
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Old 06-19-2015, 08:05 PM
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thats a good idea! I have been cutting in with a 4inch brush so far but I think i'll try that on my next job!
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Old 06-20-2015, 05:52 AM
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I try not to use a brush if at all possible . 2x4 foot aluminum blocker board and a 90 degree bent one for corners . Masking tape and cardboard work in some places too.
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Old 07-21-2015, 11:14 AM
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Joe, as always you've given me nothing but the best advice. I ordered a couple of edging brooms 18 inches wide from seal right. They're awesome and do such a great job, cutting in edging is done in no time and I'm seeing very little brush marks
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