Concrete may seem like a tough and easy care product and the reality is that it definitely can be. However, for this to be the case concrete requires that you take all the appropriate measures at the time of installation. To make the ongoing maintenance of your concrete areas easy, and to increase the longevity of your newly laid surface there is one simple but important measure you need to take. You need to apply a sealant to your concrete surface.
Why? Because concrete is actually a porous substance it absorbs water and stains really easily. By sealing your concrete, you will protect it from corrosion and staining. You can choose from a clear or coloured sealer both with their own positives.
Clear Concrete Sealers
Once a decorative concrete floor is finished the best way to keeping it looking great is to seal and protect its surface. Our supplier manufactures some of the hardest wearing decorative concrete systems in the world. It is essential that your decorative concrete surface is resealed periodically in order to lock in the colour, protect the surface from impurities and maintain its glossy appeal. Your new or resurfaced decorative concrete is treated with an acrylic sealer to help produce an attractive surface that is easier to clean and maintain than unsealed concrete. We recommend resealing every 18-24 months as the sealer works by blocking the pores of the concrete, providing a protective layer that helps stop dirt becoming ingrained and helps achieve a more consistent look.
Coloured Concrete Sealers
Dramatically improve the appearance of your concrete by adding a Coloured Concrete Sealer. The Coloured Concrete Sealer system is ideal for colouring and protecting plain concrete. It is a two part system; Part A the colour sealer clear base and Part B the colour tint. The Colour Tint (Part B) is added to the Colour Sealer Clear Base (Part A), and then applied using a roller or soft bristled broom.
Using a Coloured Concrete Sealer will improve upon existing hard wearing decorative concrete. Adding two coats of sealer improves abrasion resistance while creating a barrier between the concrete colour and the effects of the harsh Australian climate.
Contact CMS today to arrange for one of our friendly team members to come to you in the Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and surrounding areas to provide you with a comprehensive quote to keep your concrete and decorative surfaces looking like new for years to come.