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The goal of this page is
to help educate you with various tips, tricks, and basic
concrete knowledge as it relates to concrete sealers. Feel
free to look around, read up, and understand. Our goal is to help
you understand the "why" and "whens"
of concrete sealers. Concrete sealers can be used to help with
a number of issues. But frankly some of it is just pure marketing
hype and "warranty games." (See the article on how some
companies hurt you by offering a warranty."Warranty
This page is to help you
educate yourself on the "ins and outs" of what various
concrete sealer technologies can and cannot do. It also is
designed to help you understand which technology is best for
If you don't see a question
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we will answer you and add that research to this page.
Q: What are the different
types of concrete sealers, and which one is right for me?
A: There are thousands of formulas
out there, and there are literally 3 or 4 new concrete sealer companies
appearing on the web each week. But, to help you sort through it
all, you should know there are only about seven main technologies
in use today. They are: silane, silicate, siliconate, siloxane,
silicone, acrylic, and polymer resins. The first three are considered
Q: How much should a warranty influence my
choice of a concrete sealer??
A: It depends. First of all the "rule
of thumb" is that no reputable firm provides a performance
based warranty for the "Do it yourselfer." The reputable
companies will only offer a performance based warranty if it is
applied by their own labor. Why? First of all, usually it is because......