When used properly, sandstone sealers are highly effective at protecting the porous surface of your stone. Because of the popularity of sandstone amongst many homeowners (it is commonly used in flooring, patios, pathways, bench tops, wall cladding and showers), it is important that you regularly seal it if you want it to retain its beauty and aesthetic appeal for as long as possible.
If you need more persuasion to properly care for your sandstone, take into account the following ways that an appropriate sealant can help you out:
Whilst there are many benefits to sealing your sandstone surfaces, there is no point in doing this if you don’t keep them maintained and regularly reapply a sealant coating (as it will simply wear away and expose your stone to the elements once more). To properly maintain the sealed surface of your sandstone, you should:
In order to adequately protect your sandstone from the affects of weathering and damaging activities, you need to ensure that it has been coated with an appropriate sealer. This is, however, not enough to ensure that your sandstone is well maintained well into the future – you will need to reapply the sealant at least once a year and avoid scratching it off to do this.