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    J Hack · 11/24/2021
    Have exposed concrete driveway, never been sealed. Want a low gloss or matte finish.Would Super Seal 25 work vs Super Seal 30? Are either non-slip as driveway is sloped?
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    David Yeager · 11/20/2021
    Just had installed a deck with concrete pavers and polymeric sand. How long should I wait before applying SB600?
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      The Sealer Store · 11/22/2021
      You can do it now as long as the pavers are clean and free of any polysand dust on top of the pavers. 
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    Darlene Villanueva · 09/17/2021
    I have a concrete fountain which was originally stained in the carved crevasses.  It's about 10 years old and I'd like to get at least another 10 years out of it.  I'm looking for a matte sealer for the whole fountain including the 2 bowls.  Hopefully one that I don't have to reapply every other year.
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      The Sealer Store · 09/17/2021
      Penetrating sealers will not work for water fountains or over a concrete stain, sorry.
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    CindyLou Klein · 08/07/2021
    CindyLou here, 64 but very capable. I have a new concrete small driveway and parking area, 3 weeks old, simple concrete/ brush finish. Im looking at SB5000 and like the reviews and product info blocks stain and water, invisible. good choice? I have about 645 sq ft to do only. live in WA state so rains alot. Am I making a mistake thinking I can apply on my own? (after cures 30 days of course) can an individual order it from you? Im thinking 8 gal? or just get 10 and have extra for my retaining wall
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      The Sealer Store · 08/08/2021
      Very easy to apply. You can order right on our website. 5 gallons will cover 750-100 Sq feet.https://www.opwdecks.com/sb-stainblocking-sealer.htm
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        Cindy · 08/08/2021
        750-100? do you mean 750-1000? but don't I also need 2 coats? =1300 sqft is it better to use spray and backroll, or just sponge on with paint pad..
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          The Sealer Store · 08/09/2021
          750-1000 is correct. One coat is normal but you can add a second if desired. Just spray, do not backroll it.
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    Pat Coons · 06/07/2021
    I live in NW Oregon so lots of rain. Had a large driveway size concrete pavers put in 3 months ago. What do you recommend that will give it a semi wet look that will also protect from stains. Also, needs to be allowed use in Oregon. Why water based vs acyrlic based and it cannot yellow or put a white coat on the pavers. Thanks!
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    Tom S · 05/03/2021
    Can SB-350 or 600 be used to seal an exposed aggregate drive way and brushed concrete patio?  Do these products products provide the same protection as the SuperSeal products?
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      The Sealer Store · 05/03/2021
      They can be used on aggregate but the Super Seal 30 is your best option for the aggregate. 
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    br · 03/19/2021
    hi this a 82 year old land mark building in CA. i want nice exterior/interior brick sealer . interior should look little shiny and should stop sand falling from walls.
    thank you.
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      The Sealer Store · 03/19/2021
      Hello,

      Sealers will not prevent deterioration of a brick wall. In addition, shiny sealers are designed for horizontals decorative surfaces, not brick walls.
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    Mike · 09/14/2020
    What do you recommend as a flat/matte sealer over an older concrete pool deck and an older concrete driveway? The pool deck has some spalding spots and small cracks (1/32 - 1/16" wide). I would like to repair (fill) those areas before sealing - what products would you recommend to do the repairs that would be compatible with the sealer recommended & how long do I need to wait after repairing (filling) the concrete cracks & spalds before sealing? I will pressure wash the concrete before applying sealer. Thank you.
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    Satish · 09/08/2020
    I had water base sealer on my pavers and they turned white. I used paver stripper from you and cleaned the paver 3-4 times with 3300 PSI pressure cleaner. Most of the sealer is off but I can’t get that white haze off. What else can be done to get the white haze off before sealing with sealer
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    patty · 09/04/2020
    I want to re order Super Sealer 25 Matte but can't find it anymore. Did you rename it?
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    Donna · 08/03/2020
    Which product should I use to seal aggregate cement patio and walkways
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    DAVID S NEEL · 05/28/2020
    We have an 1000 sq ft addition to our home, we colored the concrete when it was poured. It has a smooth troweled finish and would like to have a semi-gloss look. Do we need to etch on can we just apply product. Help
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      The Sealer Store · 05/29/2020
      No need to etch.
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        David · 05/29/2020
        What product would you suggest we use. It is indoors but we can open windows and doors for ventilation ?
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          The Sealer Store · 05/29/2020
          Our products are all exterior. You can use them indoors but you will have a strong odor for many days until it dissipates as the product is solvent-based. Is that okay?
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    yader · 03/23/2020
    Hello guys..is it ok to reseal my stamped concrete patio if I have white/grey spots? if so what brand do you recommend me for dry hot weather , I live in las Vegas? thanks
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    Kevin Goeckerman · 01/16/2020
    I have a freshly poured concrete garage floor. What can i do to protect it from the elements.
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    Allan · 10/18/2019
    Is there a sealer that can be used for Efflorescence on a garage cement block wall after cleaning it with an efflorescence remover? Thank you for your help!
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      The Sealer Store · 10/18/2019
      Sealers cannot prevent efflorescence.
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        Allan · 10/18/2019
        Thank you for the reply. Any suggestions on how to deal with it? Thanks again. Allan
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    Andrea · 10/06/2019
    What is the best sealer for a concrete sidewalk? It's just a broom finish, not stained or anything. Was poured in June. Not interested in a glossy finish, would like to keep it pretty much the way it looks now. Thanks in advance!
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    Ahmer · 07/16/2019
    I have a stamped concrete driveway of about 1500 Sq ft in Toronto. It was installed about 6 years ago and never been sealed after initial installation. At a few locations, it also has pitting (eroded concrete). It has become dull in look but overall in good shape. Which sealant is best to protect, enhance the colour and look vibrant? Please also advise if I can add supper grip to make it less slippery. Thanks.
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    John Shady · 09/12/2018
    I have a concrete exposed aggregate driveway, which was installed 6 to 8 years ago here in central Ohio. It has not been resealed since original installation. What is the best sealer for this project?
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    Ron Langford · 07/16/2018
    Do you have a product suitable for sealing brick steps and paths that also has a mildew & mold preventative included?
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    Ron Langford · 07/16/2018
    Do you have a product you recommend for sealing bluestone pavers? I prefer a natural or a wet look but no gloss. I am primarily interested in stain prevention, especially rust.