Stamped Concrete Patio Sealing Contractors
Stamped concrete patios look great and serve as an awesome ” backyard first impression, ” when maintained properly and a quality sealing product and sound process are utilized by an experienced sealing applicator. Stamped concrete patios have become quite common over the last 20 years in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Stamped Concrete Cleaning of a Patio
Stamped Concrete, exposed concrete and conventional concrete all need to be cleaned properly before any sealing of the concrete is attempted. Some examples of contaminants the can interfere with the sealing bond are tree sap, grease, paint, fertilizer, mulch and any other type of chemical residue. Treating where applicable, will be done, if a previous stamped concrete sealer was applied and indicative the there may be some compatibility issue with the new sealing application.
Stamped Concrete Sealing of a Patio
Sealing of a stamped concrete patio is necessary to protect the surface from being exposed to the elements, resulting in the surface and color integrity becoming compromised. Top down water penetration will cause wear and tear on the stamped concrete surface, if the surface is left unprotected. The stamped concrete sealing process as well as the thickness are also relevant to ensure there is no future sealer delamination. ( Delamination is a mode of failure for most bonding and sealing materials)
Resealing a Stamped Concrete Patio in the Future
Resealing a stamped concrete patio is necessary when it is evident that there is no remaining stamped concrete sealer. At that point, is is still necessary to ensure the patio area to be sealed is cleaned properly and treating as needed, then a quality stamped concrete sealer can be applied at the proper thickness.
Rejuvenate Existing Sealer on your Patio
If stamped concrete sealer still exists after a few years, we utilize a material with a chemical linking formula to refresh the components in the sealer. Placing even compatible sealer over existing sealer is problematic in most cases. Doing so can create serious appearance issues and cost thousands to rectify.
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