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Alliance gator dust problem

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by BrandonV, May 1, 2010.

  1. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,584

    Guys we did an arbel job the other month and the sand is doing some odd things... in some places it's coming up in clumps and in others it turning back into sand? Any help is appreciated.
  2. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,584

    super sand btw not gator dust... don't know why i wrote that.
  3. STL Ponds and Waterfalls

    STL Ponds and Waterfalls LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,174

    I'm questioning mine also, but mine might be installer error. I powerwashed my personal paver patio and reinstalled some supersand. It is coming up in small flaking chunks. I think mine is due to not getting a thick enough sand joint because the rest of the patio is fine except for 2 area's. I haven't had any other complaints or noticed any problems with other patio's I've installed.
  4. Krafty

    Krafty LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from St. Louis MO
    Messages: 706

    The only alliance product that we use is gator dust. We use the other brand for our pavers. But where do I begin with the gator dust problems...... I'm questioning using it ever again or not, we have had several issues with the gator dust this spring. Problems from it peeling up in chuncks, to the top 3/8" getting spongie and seperating, to have bad efflorescence stains comming out of the joints. So far Alliance has been good in helping to try and figure out the problems but I am very leary of the product to say the least right now.

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