There are different types of stones used in construction and building. Because of its variety, it is only right to understand the type of stone that you intend to use so for you to apply the right stone wall sealer
and the right installation process. At Wakefield Mfg., we understand that there are various types of stones for various purposes, thus, we do not recommend a general stone sealer to our customers. Instead, we conduct actual inspection if possible to determine the type of stone used for the project so we can recommend the right sealant for it. We have been in the business for a good number of years and our product engineers has a combined 100 years of expertise developing high quality products.
While there are specific sealer for every stone, here are the general qualities of stone wall sealer that you should be looking for. Resistant to stain
One of the reasons why stones are applied with sealer is for them to be resist stains. Before you shop for a stone sealer, find out what type of stains your area is prone to so you can buy the most applicable sealer for your stone. You might want to ask your builder for more information about this. Slip resistant
Stones naturally become slippery when exposed to wetness and moisture. To prevent accidents and to keep your area safe, choosea stone wall sealer that has anti-slippage property. UV resistant
Another quality to check from a sealer is its UV resistance capacity. The sealer should be able to protect the stone material against sunlight that carries UV light. Ask the manufacturer on how long the sealer will last to protect your stone wall.Can be reapplied with sealer
There are different types of stone wall sealer but choose one that can be reapplied with another layer of sealer with you need to recoat the wall. Find out how long before you need to reapply the sealer including its application process. Consult the manufacturer for these information or you can also check with your builder for additional information and stone wall caring tips.