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Advice on Choosing and Applying Concrete Sealers
Decorative concrete expert, Chris Sullivan, provides in-depth answers to common problems associated with acid staining concrete. Find answers to common questions and ask your own questions.Submit your question
When the weather is hot, what should I watch out for when sealing exterior decorative concrete to prevent problems?
Are there general guidelines I need to be aware of when sealing exterior concrete in colder temperatures?
How do I choose the best sealer to use for a particular project?
Will there be a difference in gloss and durability when applying finish coatings with a high-speed buffer instead of a roller or mop?
have recently heard a lot about tinted sealers. What exactly are they, and how and where do I use them?
I have heard that the VOC regulations are changing in 2006. How will this affect the use of solvent-based sealers in the United States? VOCs (or volatile organic compounds) are carbon-based compounds released from solvents and plastics that form ozone and
On a recent stained concrete project, some areas of the floor were sealed with a two- part polyurethane sealer, while other areas of the same floor where sealed with a solvent based acrylic sealer.
Can I go back now and seal over the existing water-based sealer with a solvent-based sealer?
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