Pro FAQ - Pavers
ARE WATER-BASED SEALANTS AS EFFECTIVE AS SOLVENT-BASED SEALANTS?
Yes. Techniseal water-based paver Protectors are made from the most advanced polymer technology available. Today, these sealants can even outperform solvent-based products by leaving thicker, more durable protective coating on the surface.
MY PAVERS WERE PREVIOUSLY TREATED WITH A SEALANT FROM ANOTHER BRAND. CAN I SEAL THEM WITH A TECHNISEAL PROTECTOR?
Yes. However, it will be necessary to wait until the sealant is worn before applying a Techniseal Protector. Normally,
I WILL CLEAN MY PAVERS WITH A WATER JET BEFORE SEALING THEM. IS THIS ENOUGH?
No. Always use a cleaner to clean pavers thoroughly. A simple water jet will not remove grease stains and will not dissolve efflorescence, a whitish salt that accumulates at the surface of pavers. It is highly recommended to always
CAN I APPLY A PROTECTOR EVEN THOUGH THE SURFACE IS STILL HUMID?
No. It is important to wait until the pavers are dry before applying a Protector, even with a water-based ProtectoThe Protector could react with moisture and leave a white film on the surface.