Sealing

Avert Mold And Algae

Abrasion and uv resistance

prevent flaking and chalking

    • Brick
    • Slate
    • Limestone
    • Cast Stone
    • Marble
    • Travertine
    • Granite
    • Flagstone

Sealing requires an initial consultation to assess the type of stone, square footage, and to discuss the desired outcome. Contributing factors are:

Durability

Environment

desired appearance

Sealers are a logical conclusion after a specialized cleaning of any natural stone. Foremost, they preserve newly cleaned surfaces and allow water to bead up instead of soaking in. This can aid in averting mold and algae growth. Furthermore, they can protect surfaces from flaking and expanding due to salt, chlorine, or other minerals from surrounding pools and nearby sprinklers. In addition, sealers can have a densifier added that aid in the prevention of chalking. The two most common sealers are topical and penetrating. Topical sealers are used for surfaces like slate and sandstone and have enhancers available as an option for deeper, richer color. Penetrating sealers do not change the look of stone but are ideal to aid in heat, abrasion, and UV resistance.

Summer is generally the best time to apply outdoor sealers because the heat helps cure them properly, but any hot and dry day will suffice. Sealers cannot be applied until the stone is dry and there is no rain in the forecast for twenty-four hours. The most durable sealers will be guaranteed for an average of three years but are contingent upon individual factors and exposure.

RO technology is reverse osmosis water that is filtered through a five-stage process. This process removes all total dissolved solids and chlorine that cause water to spot or dry hard because of minerals. Since the water is pure, it acts as a cleaning agent itself. Water loves minerals so when we remove those minerals, it wants them back. We refer to it as thirsty water. So ask yourself, what is in soil? Minerals. Now you have water that wants minerals. So we use this RO water to adsorb the soil on a window or floor surfaces. This RO water is incorporated into the majority of the services we provide.